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Eric Santoro 

CT Board Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist

Personal Injury Attorney

Managing Partner, Santoro Law Firm, LLC

To become a Board Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist in the State of Connecticut, attorneys must devote a significant amount of their practice handling workers' compensation cases each year.  


They must also pass a comprehensive one-day exam, and earn Continuing Legal Education Credits in workers' compensation law and ethics on an annual basis. 


Each specialist must also receive recommendations from both lawyers representing injured workers and lawyers who represent insurance companies.


Attorney Santoro is one of only about 50 lawyers in CT who continues to earn these credentials each year.

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Our Approach to Practicing Law

Our philosophy at the Santoro Law Firm is to keep it simple. 


We only practice two very specific types of law – workers' compensation and personal injury. 

By limiting our practice to these areas, we have developed a set of specific skills and knowledge to represent you most effectively.  And you will always be treated with personal attention and respect.


Attorney Santoro will be directly involved in your case from beginning to end. You will not be  passed off to a paralegal or associate.


We also pride ourselves in maintaining excellent communication with our clients, whether by in-person meetings, Skype or Zoom calls, emails or telephone calls. 


Years of experience have shown us that good communication with clients is the key to every successful attorney-client relationship. 

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About Eric Santoro

Managing Partner 

Santoro Law Firm, LLC

For more than 20 years, Attorney Santoro has been representing injury victims in the State of Connecticut. During this time, he has developed a reputation as one of the most sought after attorneys handling workers' compensation and personal injury cases in the state.  


In fact, many well-known personal injury law firms refer workers’ compensation cases to Mr. Santoro for outside review and counsel.  

Attorney Santoro has tried cases in front of juries, and became a Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist through the Connecticut Bar Association in 2012.


He is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Executive Committee, the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and the New London County Bar Association. He also acts as an Arbitrator for the Connecticut Superior Court in New London.

Raised in the Groton area of Connecticut, he is a graduate of Fitch High School, the University of Connecticut and Western Michigan University's Cooley Law School.  

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Worker's Compensation

If you've been injured at work and are frustrated with trying to get the compensation and benefits you need, we can help.  


There are a number of benefits you may be entitled to claim. These include:


  • Medical treatment

  • Weekly benefits based on your doctors' determination that you cannot work or must assume light duty tasks

  • Prescription drug costs

  • Mileage reimbursement

  • Permanent Partial Disability (PPD) benefits when you are done with treatment. PPD benefits represent the loss of use you have suffered for your injured body or body part/s.   

Workers’ compensation claims in Connecticut fall under a different set of laws than personal injury cases, which is why not all personal injury lawyers handle workers’ compensation claims. 


The Santoro Law Firm specializes in handling workers’ compensation claims under Connecticut State Law. We also handle workers' compensation claims at Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos. 

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Personal Injury

If you have been injured because of someone else's negligence, you need an experienced attorney with trial experience to fight for you against the powerful insurance companies.

Personal injury claims include:

  • Car accidents

  • Slip and falls

  • Premises liability accidents

  • Motorcycle and boating accidents

  • Dog bites

  • Construction accidents

  • Catastrophic injuries

  • Wrongful death


The Santoro Law Firm has a proven track record of representing victims who have sustained injuries due to the negligence of others.  

And if you have become bedridden due to severe injury, please let us know. We can come to you for a free in-home consultation. 



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Our clients come from all walks of life.

  • Firefighters

  • Nurses and CNAs

  • Laborers

  • Union Workers

  • Restaurant Employees

  • State of Connecticut Employees

  • Dealers and Supervisors at Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos

  • Retail Employees

  • Office Workers

  • Auto Mechanics

  • City and Town Municipal Employees

  • On-Site Workers in Many Other Industries


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Workers' Compensation

Personal Injury 


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Free Office, Phone or In-Home Consultations

Consultations Also Available via Zoom or Skype

Tel:  860.443.9333 | Fax:  860.447-3426

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Office Locations

Waterford   49 Boston Post Road, Waterford CT 06385

Norwich   55 Main Street, Suite 420, Norwich CT 06360

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Waterford Office   

49 Boston Post Road, Waterford CT 06385

Norwich Office

55 Main Street, Suite 420, Norwich CT 06360

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