Humbert J. Polito, Jr.

Humbert J. Polito, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Waterford, CT

Polito & Harrington, LLC
 | 567 Vauxhall St, Ext., Suite 230
Waterford, CT 06385
Phone: 860-447-3300
Fax: 860-447-3389
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Health Care (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
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Attorney Profile

Humbert J. Polito, Jr. | Polito & Harrington

Connecticut & Rhode Island Personal Injury Attorney

Polito & Associates LLC represents persons and families harmed by the negligence of others in Connecticut and Rhode Island as well as in the Tribal Courts who suffer life altering injuries. I also teach a course in Trial Advocacy at the University of Connecticut School of Law which I have done each fall semester since 1998.

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Certificates and Credentials

National Board of Trial Advocacy

About Humbert Polito, Jr.

Admitted: 1986, Connecticut

Professional Webpage:


  • Selected as a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation
  • Limits membership to 500 Fellows from the United States, Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), 2016
  • Plaintiff’s Lawyer of the Year as selected by Best Lawyers, Plaintiffs’ Lawyer of the Year-New London Area Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigation, 2019

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • National Board of Trial Advocates (recertified), 2005

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Rhode Island, 1987 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1993 
  • Connecticut, 1986
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1988 
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 1987 
  • United States Supreme Court, 2017

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Polito Law Scholarship, 2019
  • People’s Law School Program in New London, Connecticut

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Trial Advocacy Course since 1998, Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Connecticut School of Law


  • 1.675 Construction site settlement
  • $525,000 boating negligence causing collision with swimmer, head and back injury My experience has taught me that each case is unique. Therefore, past results do not predict future outcomes.
  • $4 million settlement, hospital based infection resulting in wrongful death 
  • $1,750,000 settlement, product liability, seat back failure, spinal cord injury 
  • $670,000 settlement with the State of Connecticut, fallen roadside tree on car, disc herniation and surgical repair 
  • $3,250,000 settlement auto collision resulting in wrongful death 
  • $650,000 settlement, product liability, fall prevention device failure, foot and ankle reconstruction 
  • $800,000 settlement, motorcyclist struck by car, foot and ankle fractures and reconstruction 

Educational Background:

  • College of the Holy Cross, Honors: Magna Cum LaudeHonors: Phi Beta Kappa, 1978

Industry Groups

  • Health Care
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Office Location for Humbert J. Polito, Jr.

567 Vauxhall St, Ext.
Suite 230
Waterford, CT 06385

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Last Updated: 4/26/2021

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