About Richard Hastings

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Richard Hastings

Attorney Richard Hastings

Attorney Richard Hastings is a Connecticut personal injury lawyer who has decades of experience in representing injured parties and families of people who have been killed through the fault of another. He has referred countless individuals to attorneys, who are independently rated as among being the very best, throughout the country. Due to his vast contacts he is also able to refer heart attack victims who suffered injuries or death due to heart attack misdiagnosis or negligence involving an AED in a public place.

As an advocate for clients who need skilled legal advice, Mr. Hastings has developed an extensive network of lawyers throughout the United States to provide legal guidance to heart attack victims and their families.

Education & Experience

Mr. Hastings was raised in Ridgefield and attended the University of Connecticut for Business Administration followed by Fordham University School of Law. He received special training in mediation and negotiation from Harvard Law School as well as the Center for Mediation in Law.

Mr. Hastings dedicates time to the Connecticut Bar Association’s Pro Bono School Expulsion Project and serves on various boards for charitable organizations. He is also an active member of Toastmasters International, having received the highest designation of Distinguished Toastmaster. He is currently a member of the American Association for Justice and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Associations.

Professional Distinctions

He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an elite group of trial lawyers who have secured million dollar victories. He was also chosen by his peers to be named a Connecticut Super Lawyer,2010-2013, Personal Injury- Plaintiff an honor given to only 5% of the state’s lawyers. A number of publications have named him a “Top Lawyer,” including Greenwich Magazine, Stamford Magazine, Westport Weston & Wilton Magazine, New Canaan Darien Magazine, and Fairfield Magazine. He has an AV rating from Martindale, its highest rating, and has been named to its Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers. He is rated superb (10/10) by AVVO an online consumer rating service.

In addition to “The Crash Course on Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest Claims”, Mr. Hastings has authored several professional legal guidebooks, including: “How to Find a Great Lawyer,” “Understanding and Improving the Value of Your Personal Injury Case,” “The Crash Course on Personal Injury Claims in Connecticut”, “The Crash Course on Motorcycle Accident Claims,” “The Crash Course Child Injury Cases,” and “What You Need to Know About Connecticut DUI.” As a leading authority on legal services, he has also published approximately 150 articles on a variety of personal injury and medical malpractice topics and is a syndicated columnist.

Mr. Hastings lives in Ridgefield, CT with his wife, Diana and their three children. His hobbies include golfing, hiking, meditation, attending motivational seminars, and riding his Harley.

If you would like to schedule a consultation with Attorney Richard Hastings or have him work with you to find an experienced heart attack lawyer in a different jurisdiction, please contact us today.