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Thomas P. Pettinicchi

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Watertown, CT

D'Amico & Pettinicchi, LLC
465 Straits Turnpike
Watertown, CT 06795
Phone: 860-945-6600
Fax: 860-945-6668
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Licensed in Connecticut Since: 1986
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Thomas P. Pettinicchi is a partner at D’Amico & Pettinicchi in Watertown, Connecticut. Mr. Pettinicchi has several decades of litigation experience and focuses his practice exclusively on plaintiff's personal injury law.

Mr. Pettinicchi serves clients in Watertown and throughout Connecticut in matters involving bicycle accidents, boating accidents, car accidents, construction accidents, dog bites, medical malpractice, motorcycle accidents, negligent security, nursing home negligence, product liability, sexual abuse, slip and fall, truck accidents, work injuries and wrongful death. He holds a law license before all Connecticut state courts and the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Over the course of his career practicing personal injury law, Mr. Pettinicchi has recovered significant sums in settlements and successful trial verdicts for his clients. Honoring his accomplishments, The National Trial Lawyers named him among the “top 100 lawyers.” He is also listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America” in the area of personal injury law and named among America’s Most Honored Professionals by the American Registry.

Active in various local and statewide professional organizations, Mr. Pettinicchi is a member of the Litchfield County Bar Association, the Waterbury Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. In addition, he belongs to the American Association for Justice and the American Bar Association.  He is also an active member of the General Torts Committee for the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Pettinicchi earned his law degree from Western New England University School of Law. He obtained his license to practice law in 1986. Prior to deciding to focus his practice solely on personal injury law, he practiced in the areas of personal injury and matrimonial law.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021

About Thomas P. Pettinicchi

First Admitted: 1986, Connecticut

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Educational Background

  • Graduate of Providence College in Rhode Island with a degree in Bachelor of Arts, 1983

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Served on a fundraising committee for Children's Community School in Waterbury, CT.  The school provides grammar school education for inner city children., 2019

Bar/Professional Activity

  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys - Top 10 Award, 2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Superlawyers, 2019
  • All Courts of the State of Connecticut
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Lawyers
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Registry's America's Most Honored Professionals
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
  • Litchfield Bar, Member
  • Waterbury Bar, Member
  • American Bar, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member


  • Middle aged woman rear-ended on Rte 8, sustained neck pain and was transported to hospital ER.  She eventually went for physical therapy and followed up with an orthopedic physician who ascribed her a 10% permanent partial impairment to her neck.  She had approximately $10,000 in medical bills.  Defendant only had $25,000 of auto liability coverage.  Insurance company's last offer of settlement was $12,500.  Went to binding arbitration and the award for the plaintiff was in excess of $29,000. , 2020
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Office Location for Thomas P. Pettinicchi

465 Straits Turnpike
Watertown, CT 06795

Phone: 860-945-6600

Fax: 860-945-6668

Last Updated: 6/22/2021

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