Mesothelioma & Asbestos Law Firm In Connecticut


At the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney and Meisenkothen, our dedicated attorneys specialize in asbestos cases. Serving mesothelioma victims and their families across the State of Connecticut for 40 years, we bring extensive knowledge and practical experience to every case and have secured over $5 billion in settlements to date.

Filing Mesothelioma Lawsuits in Connecticut

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, the path forward may seem daunting. Our experienced mesothelioma lawyers are here to provide the guidance and support you need. We specialize in navigating the legal process in Connecticut, leveraging our extensive experience as a leading mesothelioma law firm.

Our team is well-versed in asbestos law, a crucial aspect of mesothelioma cases. We understand the unique challenges these cases present and are committed to helping you file a lawsuit in Connecticut and getting you the compensation you deserve. As a seasoned asbestos law firm, we have a proven track record in securing justice and financial assistance for our clients.

Our goal is to bring our passion for representing mesothelioma victims to your case, ensuring you receive dedicated legal support from our experienced team.

Our Connecticut Office

Exterior of Century Tower New Haven
Interior of Century Tower New Haven

Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen

265 Church St.
New Haven, CT 06510


Mesothelioma Compensation in Connecticut

Our attorneys understand the profound impact a mesothelioma diagnosis can have on your life. As a leading mesothelioma law firm, we've helped Connecticut’s affected families secure the compensation they rightfully deserve to alleviate the financial burden of a mesothelioma diagnosis.

You have the right to seek compensation for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering

We work with our clients to determine the best way to get compensation for you, whether through pursuing a mesothelioma lawsuit, asbestos bankruptcy trust claim, workers' compensation or a combination of the above. Our asbestos lawyers specialize in mesothelioma cases to assist you in seeking the maximum compensation available.

Meet Our Connecticut Mesothelioma Lawyers

The legal team at ELSM has helped thousands of clients obtain settlements or favorable verdicts over the last four decades.

Mesothelioma Statute of Limitations in Connecticut

In Connecticut, the statute of limitations for filing mesothelioma and asbestos claims is 3 years from the date of diagnosis. This also applies to wrongful death claims, where the victims' families have 3 years from the time of their loved one's passing to file a claim.

Given the time-sensitive nature of these cases, mesothelioma victims in Connecticut and their families must act swiftly. Engaging a mesothelioma lawyer who has extensive experience with asbestos-related claims is a critical step in this process. Failure to act before the statute of limitations expires could result in a loss of rights to compensation for you or your family.

We're here to make sure that doesn't happen.

Settlements for Mesothelioma Clients Living in Connecticut

Our mesothelioma lawyers have successfully secured numerous settlements for clients in Connecticut. However, it's important to understand that individual cases can vary greatly based on a multitude of factors, and past results do not guarantee a similar outcome in future cases.

If you have any questions about your legal rights or the process of filing a mesothelioma or asbestos claim in Connecticut, please contact us at any time.

State Disease Occupation / Exposure Age ~ Monies to Date
CT Mesothelioma Laborer 76 ~$15,000,000
CT Mesothelioma Insulator / Navy Worker 70 ~$4,700,000
CT Mesothelioma Merchant Marine 73 ~$3,800,000
CT Mesothelioma Electrician / Millstone Nuclear Plant 55 ~$3,600,000
CT Mesothelioma Navy Veteran / Tile Setter 83 ~$3,200,000
CT Mesothelioma Navy Veteran / Pipefitter 80 ~$3,200,000
CT Mesothelioma Electric Boat / Northeast Utilities Worker 65 ~$2,600,000

Jobsites in Connecticut with Documented Mesothelioma Cases

Workplaces often present the highest risk for asbestos exposure, which may lead to mesothelioma cancer. In Connecticut, thousands of major job sites have put workers at risk by exposing them to asbestos.

Our experienced mesothelioma lawyers have represented clients who worked at the following major job sites in Connecticut:

  • American Brass Company - Ansonia
  • American Optical - Putnam
  • B.F. Goodrich - Shelton
  • Bradley Field Airport - Windsor
  • C.N. Flagg & Company - Meriden
  • Colt Firearms - Hartford
  • Conn Light & Power Company - Shelton
  • Connecticut Light & Power Company - Montville
  • Connecticut Yankee Powerhouse - Haddam
  • Electric Boat Shipyard - Groton
  • General Dynamics - Groton
  • General Electric Company - Bridgeport
  • Hartford Hospital - Hartford
  • Hartford Steam Boiler - Hartford
  • New Haven Coliseum - New Haven
  • Pfizer Chemical - Groton
  • Pratt & Whitney Aircraft - Middletown
  • Raybestos-Manhattan Inc - Bridgeport
  • Remington Arms & Ammunition Company - Bridgeport
  • Sikorsky Aircraft - Stratford
  • SNET-College Street - New Haven
  • U.S. Naval Submarine Base - New London
  • United Illuminating - New Haven
  • United Technologies - Hartford
  • Yale University - New Haven

Asbestos exposure has occurred in many other mesothelioma jobsites in Connecticut as well. We can work with you or your loved one who was exposed to asbestos while on the job no matter where in Connecticut you live and work, either currently or in the past.

ELSM Clients Living in Connecticut

The asbestos lawyers of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney and Meisenkothen have represented mesothelioma clients all over the state of Connecticut. Our clients live in the towns and cities of Connecticut listed below:

Top Connecticut Cities and Towns Where ELSM Clients Live

Ansonia, CT 3 Avon, CT 4
Ballouville, CT 1 Baltic, CT 3
Berlin, CT 1 Bethany, CT 4
Bethel, CT 2 Bloomfield, CT 1
Bolton, CT 1 Branford, CT 8
Bridgeport, CT 7 Bristol, CT 3
Broad Brook, CT 1 Brooklyn, CT 1
Chaplin, CT 1 Cheshire, CT 5
Clinton, CT 2 Colchester, CT 2
Cromwell, CT 1 Danbury, CT 3
Danielson, CT 4 Darien, CT 1
Deep River, CT 1 Derby, CT 2
Durham, CT 1 East Berlin, CT 1
East Hampton, CT 1 East Hartford, CT 2
East Hartland, CT 1 East Haven, CT 4
East Lyme, CT 3 East Windsor, CT 1
Ellington, CT 1 Enfield, CT 5
Fairfield, CT 3 Glastonbury, CT 3
Griswold, CT 1 Groton, CT 4
Guilford, CT 4 Haddam, CT 1
Hamden, CT 7 Hartford, CT 3
Harwinton, CT 1 Hebron, CT 2
Higganum, CT 1 Jewett City, CT 1
Kensington, CT 2 Killingworth, CT 3
Ledyard, CT 1 Lisbon, CT 1
Madison, CT 5 Manchester, CT 6
Marion, CT 1 Marlborough, CT 1
Meriden, CT 2 Middlebury, CT 1
Middletown, CT 4 Milford, CT 5
Milldale, CT 1 Moodus, CT 1
Mystic, CT 6 Naugatuck, CT 1
New Britain, CT 2 New Canaan, CT 2
New Haven, CT 4 New London, CT 2
New Milford, CT 2 Newington, CT 2
Newtown, CT 1 Niantic, CT 5
Norfolk, CT 1 North Branford, CT 2
North Franklin, CT 1 North Grosvenordale, CT 2
North Haven, CT 4 North Stonington, CT 2
Northford, CT 6 Norwalk, CT 3
Norwich, CT 1 Oakdale, CT 1
Old Lyme, CT 3 Old Saybrook, CT 3
Orange, CT 4 Oxford, CT 2
Pawcatuck, CT 3 Plainfield, CT 3
Plainville, CT 2 Plantsville, CT 1
Portland, CT 2 Preston, CT 1
Prospect, CT 3 Putnam, CT 1
Quaker Hill, CT 2 Rocky Hill, CT 2
Sandy Hook, CT 2 Shelton, CT 3
Sherman, CT 1 Simsbury, CT 1
Somers, CT 2 South Windsor, CT 8
Southbury, CT 4 Southington, CT 3
Southport, CT 1 Stafford Springs, CT 1
Stamford, CT 7 Stonington, CT 3
Stratford, CT 6 Suffield, CT 3
Thompson, CT 1 Tolland, CT 1
Torrington, CT 3 Trumbull, CT 3
Uncasville, CT 3 Vernon, CT 3
Wallingford, CT 9 Waterbury, CT 4
Waterford, CT 4 Watertown, CT 4
West Hartford, CT 5 West Haven, CT 7
West Redding, CT 1 Westbrook, CT 1
Westport, CT 2 Wethersfield, CT 4
Wilton, CT 2 Windsor, CT 3
Windsor Locks, CT 2 Winsted, CT 1
Woodbridge, CT 4 Woodstock, CT 4

Total number of Connecticut towns and cities represented by ELSM: 130

Connecticut Asbestos Laws

Connecticut has a comprehensive set of laws and regulations related to asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. These laws, such as the Connecticut Asbestos Program (Connecticut General Statutes Section 19a-332a-1 to 19a-332a-16), are designed to protect the public from the health risks associated with asbestos exposure. They regulate the handling, removal, and disposal of asbestos-containing materials, and violations can lead to severe penalties.

Our team of asbestos lawyers understand the intricacies of Connecticut's asbestos regulations and how they apply to mesothelioma cases. Our expertise in this area allows us to guide you effectively through the legal process, ensuring that your rights are protected and that you receive the compensation you deserve.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I sue for mesothelioma in Connecticut?

Yes, you can sue for mesothelioma in Connecticut. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure, you have the right to seek compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, travel expenses associated with treatment, and pain and suffering.

How do I file a mesothelioma claim in Connecticut?

To file a mesothelioma claim, you should first contact a lawyer. A specialized mesothelioma attorney will help you gather relevant documents needed to support your case such as medical records, employment records, witness statements, and any other documentation that provides evidence of your asbestos exposure. An attorney will use this documentation to help you seek compensation by filing a formal lawsuit on your behalf.

What is the statute of limitations for mesothelioma claims in Connecticut?

In Connecticut, the statute of limitations for mesothelioma claims is 3 years from the date of diagnosis. This means you have 3 years from the time you were diagnosed to file a lawsuit. If you're filing a wrongful death claim, you have 3 years from the date of your loved one's death to file.

Can family members of mesothelioma victims file a claim in Connecticut?

Yes, family members of mesothelioma victims can file a claim in Connecticut. If your loved one has passed away from mesothelioma, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim on their behalf. This can help cover medical expenses, loss of income, and other costs associated with your loved one's illness.

Where We Work

Request A Free Mesothelioma Case Evaluation in Connecticut

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, we invite you to request a free case evaluation. We understand the challenges you're facing, and we're here to help. Our team of dedicated mesothelioma lawyers is ready to provide a comprehensive evaluation of your case at no cost to you.

Our lawyers will travel to meet you in person, or if you prefer, we can evaluate your case over the phone with a conference call.

We're here to assist you in any way we can during this difficult time. If you have any questions or if you're ready to start the process, call us toll-free at 1-800-336-0086 at any time.