Pamela L. Cameron

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in West Hartford, Connecticut

Goff Law Group
Pamela L. Cameron
Goff Law Group

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice; view more

Licensed in Connecticut since: 2000

Education: Quinnipiac University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023
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Goff Law Group

433 S Main St
Suite 328
West Hartford, CT 06110 Visit website


A zealous personal injury litigator at Goff Law Group, attorney Pamela L Cameron has championed the legal rights of clients who were harmed by another's carelessness or recklessness for more than two decades. She has advocated for clients in Hartford County, Connecticut, who faced injuries or death due to medical malpractice, auto accidents, slips and falls, spa mishaps, sexual assault, construction accidents and more.

Ms. Cameron is dedicated to ensuring that insurance businesses provide appropriate recompense to her clients for their traumas. She has secured some record-setting verdicts and settlements totaling millions for her clients, the majority of them exceeding five times the defendant's insurance companies' initial offer. One of her notable results includes a $2.2 million verdict in a medical malpractice case involving a delayed diagnosis of glaucoma.

Board-certified in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Ms. Cameron is the former chair of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) Women’s Caucus and is presently a member of CTLA Medical Malpractice and General Tort Committees. She also holds memberships in the American Association for Justice and the Connecticut Bar Association.

Ms. Cameron is part of the Executive Board of The Compassionate Friends (Central Connecticut Chapter), an international nonprofit organization that supports grieving families. Moreover, she is the Director of the Costa Memorial Scholarship.

A 1980 Bachelor of Science graduate of Boston University, Ms. Cameron pursued her master’s degree in public administration in 1993. Later in 2000, she received her Juris Doctor magna cum laude from Quinnipiac University School of Law. She earned her Connecticut legal license the same year.

An accomplished professional, Ms. Cameron was listed among the Top 25 Women Attorneys in Connecticut by Connecticut Magazine; rated 10 out of 10 on Avvo; peer-review rated AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell. She is also a recipient of the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys – Client Satisfaction Award.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ falls into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Construction Accident, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death

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

First Admitted: 2000, Connecticut

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Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Received a verdict of $2.2 million in a medical malpractice case involving delayed diagnosis of glaucoma. The defense offered nothing prior to trial.  This was one of the top ten verdicts in Connecticut for 2017
  • Successfully argued that sworn witness statements from a criminal investigation could be utilized in a civil action under the Freedom of Information Act, 2012
  • Successfully argued against Motion to Strike in case against a bar sounding in negligence and recklessness. Case of first impression in Connecticut where claim against bar not sounding in negligent supervision or dram shop, 2010
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Attorney Cameron has been admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court since 2004
  • Attorney Cameron has been recertified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a National Civil Trial Advocate.  This requires having tried numerous cases to verdict, peer recommendations, and rigorous testing, 2018
  • Attorney Cameron is admitted to practice in front of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to bring cases under the Vaccine Injury Compensation Fund, 2012
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Coach - Trinity College Mock Trial Team (2009-2011)
  • Assistant Coach - Quinnipiac University Mock Trial Team (2011-2012)
  •  Central Connecticut Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, Executive Board, Costa Memorial Scholarship President, 2020
  • Started and continues to award the Costa Memorial Scholarship to a student on an annual basis who embodies the characteristics of her son
Educational Background:
  • Boston University, B.S.
  • University of New Haven, Master of Public Administration, 2003
Representative Clients:
  • Attorney Cameron represents only plaintiffs in personal injury and medical malpractice actions, 1900
  • Rated AV as a preeminent lawyer for the last several years, Martindale-Hubbell, 2020
  • Top 50 Women Attorneys in New England, 2015-2018
  • Top 25 women lawyers in Connecticut, Connecticut Magazine
  • Chosen as Super Lawyer for last seven years for Connecticut, Super Lawyers, Connecticut and New England, 2021
  • Attorney Cameron graduated Quinnipiac University School of Law Magna Cum Laude and in the top 3% of her class.  She also received the following awards:  Distinguished Academic AchievementSuperior Classroom PerformanceDean's ScholarSpeziale Award for Excellence in Written AdvocacyExecellence in Oral AdvocacyCorpus Juris Secundum Award for Execellence in Criminal LawKristen Carveth Memorial Award for Excellence in Family LawJohn Hanny Memorial Scholarship Marci Karbane Memorial Scholarship, Magna Cum Laude, Quinnipiac University School of Law, 2000
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member of the Board of Governors of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers' Association, 2020
  • Member of the Judicial Service Committee of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers' Association, 2020
  • Member of the General Tort Committee of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers' Association, 2020
  • Member of the Medical Malpractice Committee of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers' Association, 2019
  • Chair, Connecticut Trial Lawyer's Association Women's Caucus, 2009-2010
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Speaker at annual CTLA Autopalooza Seminar on how to push insurers to settle cases, Speaker, Connecticut Trial Lawyer's Association (CTLA) Autopalooza Seminar, CTLA, Trial Lawyers, 2022
  • Featured speaker at Connecticut Trial Lawyers' Association seminar on winning closing arguments held at Grassy Hill Country Club in Orange, CT on November 13, 2015, Speaker, Winning Closing Arguments Seminar, CTLA
  • Attorney Cameron was a featured speaker at the CTLA Lollapalooza Seminar talking to other attorneys about how to select a jury, Gave lecture on selecting jurors, Featured Speaker , CTLA Lollapalooza Seminar, Connecticut Trial Lawyers’ Association, 2018
  • 2013, Featured Speaker at Seminar on Expert Depositions, National Society Of Arborists, 2013
  • 2012, Featured Speaker at Seminar on Killer Closing Arguments, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
  • Settlement for $595,000 of plaintiff who was injured in a motor vehicle accident by a driver on PCP.  Client had to get two shoulder surgeries and also lost time from work, 2022
  • Settlement of $600,000 for client t-boned by a driver for a delivery company. Client had soft tissue injuries that required cervical injections. She also developed PTSD from the accident and had to see a therapist for treatment, 2023
  • Settlement of $1,000,000 against a group home who brought a disabled resident to a barber shop and the resident assaulted our client causing the need for surgery, 2020
  • Settlement of $325,000 on behalf of client injured by psychiatrist for incorrect treatment and diagnoses over a period of several years, 2022
  • Arbitration award of over $500,000 on behalf of client injured in assisted living facility when another resident struck her with motorized scooter, 2019
  • Settlement of $650,000 against a rehab facility where client died as a result of another resident of facility. Facility denied they were responsible for what another resident did, 2021
  • Settlement of $697,000 against a medical practice for providing a defective wheelchair for client who fell and broke his leg, 2020
  • Settlement of $1.5 million against a hospital in a medical malpractice case involving a newborn who died two days after birth, 2019
  • Settlement of $1.5 million against a hospital, a midwife, and an ob-gyn on behalf of a newborn who died within minutes of birth, 2019
  • Verdict of over $200,000 in Hartford Superior Court for injured client against Allstate where pretrial offer was $50,000, 2019
  • Settlement of $800,000 against group home where client was hit by a car as a pedestrian and suffered multiple facial fractures and other injuries, 2018
  • Verdict of over $225,000 in a case where client was in car accident and defendant Allstate offered $50,000 to settle the case before trial, 2018
  • Verdict of $2.2 million in medical malpractice case involving delayed diagnosis of glaucoma where no offer was ever made by the defense, 2018
  • I received a verdict of $2.2 million in a hotly contested medical malpractice case against Opticare. My client suffers from glaucoma and claimed that Opticare failed to diagnose it for a period of 8 years from 2005-2013. The defense never made an offer and defended on liability, causation and also statute of limitations. We claimed that the case fell into the continuing course of conduct and treatment exceptions of the statute of limitations. We offered to settle for $750,000 but the defense never made an offer, 2017
  • Verdict of $75,000 (over $80,000 with offer of compromise interest) in case where Commerce insured rear-ended the plaintiff. The plaintiff had no permanent impairment and two prior accidents with similar injuries.  Pretrial offer was $35,000 and demand was $40,000. Case was tried in Rockville Superior Court, 2016
  • Verdict of $41,500 in case against Peerless Insurance where pretrial offer was $13,000. Case involved 27 year-old plaintiff with chiropractic treatment of 5% permanent partial disability to cervical spine, 2015
  • Verdict of $51,000 for plaintiff against defendant driver insured by Liberty Mutual. Offer was $7,800. Plaintiff had $5,000 in medicals and half was for an MRI. He had 8% PPD to his back, but accident occurred 18 months after a discectomy surgery where treating doctor said he would have had 15% permanency prior to the accident. Liability was also disputed and defendant pled special defenses blaming plaintiff. Jury gave 100% liability to the defendant, 2012
  • Verdict of $111,000 in UM case against Allstate. Minimal property damage on plaintiff's vehicle ($1,100) and no property damage to defendant's vehicle. Liability disputed. Plaintiff had 14% permanency with no surgery or herniations related to the accident, but died unrelated to the accident 4.5 years after it occurred, so non-economic damages were limited to 4.5 years. Allstate offered $15,000 to settle the case.  Jury gave plaintiff 10% liability so net verdict was $100,100.  There will also be offer of compromise interest, 2013
  • Settled wrongful death case where decedent froze to death after being dropped off by a state representative in freezing cold weather after the two ran into each other at a local bar, 2012
  • Settlement of $100,000 in a case of a Brazilian waxing injury where the client suffered a laceration and burn to her labia, 2010
  • Settlement of $172,000 in slip and fall case with torn ACL, 2010

Office location for Pamela L. Cameron

433 S Main St
Suite 328
West Hartford, CT 06110

Phone: 203-902-0728

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