I am Attorney Jill Ruane and I am an injury lawyer in Connecticut.

I am a personal injury and accident lawyer who helps people injured in accidents or through the negligence of others in Connecticut. My main office is in Shelton and I also have offices in Hartford and meeting locations throughout the state and can represent you or your loved one in any town in the State.

If you or a loved one has been injured, you need the assistance of a dedicated, aggressive attorney. I can be that attorney.

My team has successfully represented people in cases where:

  • Clients have been passengers in cars that have been hit
  • Clients have been rear ended by careless drivers
  • Clients have have been injured by drunk drivers
  • Clients have been hurt by the malpractice of doctors, nurses or nursing homes.

My clients are normal everyday people who, just like you, are worried about the impact of on their life of the injury they suffered and want to be compensated so they can pay for medical bills and treatment as well as the pain and suffering they endured. They span the ethnic, economic and age ranges.

Call me today to see how me and my team of lawyers and paralegals can help you with your injury case. Hope is not a strategy – calling us is.

Call today for FREE case review.
Call now 203-925-9201

Recent Blog Post


Mental Recovery From An Injury

Nervous woman

Last week, I wrote an article about how to physically recover from an injury, and in that post I alluded to dedicating this post to the mental side of injury recovery. A physical injury does not just take its toll on your body; it can also greatly effect your emotional and mental state. In fact, the mental aspect of recovery is oftentimes a longer process than physical recovery. I know that when I tore my meniscus, my physical recovery timetable was 6-8 weeks, yet the injury held me back mentally for two whole years. When playing sports, running around with kids, or going to the gym, I limited myself because I had not mentally recovered from the injury. If you have been injured and you’re trying to get past the injury, use these tips for mental recovery.

  • Embrace your emotions. You might be feeling frustrated, angry, or even depressed due to not only the injury you’ve sustained, but also the way that you were hurt. Recognizing your emotions related to the injury will help you accept and move past them.
  • Find positive outlets for your frustration. It is important is that you understand your emotions and find a constructive outlet for them. It is natural to be upset and angry, but you can find positive outlets for your frustration, such as writing, talking with friends, or taking up a new hobby. Remember that it is important not to wallow in your negative emotions, but to try to work past them throughout this process.
  • Accept that you are healed. When you’ve gone through surgery or physical therapy, your body might be ready for strenuous physical activity, but your mind might not be. In your head, you might be thinking that you’re not ready. However, once you get the green light from your doctor, you should start trying to get back to your normal routine. Start slowly and stop if something doesn’t feel right, but you should challenge yourself to get back to your normal routine even if you are afraid to.
  • Face your fears. Were you in a terrible car accident, and have found that you are afraid to drive since then? Were you injured while playing a sport, and don’t feel comfortable on the field anymore? These fears are completely natural and to be expected. However, when you are physically ready, you should start getting back to your normal routine. Take things slowly, but start working back to your life before your injury.
  • Continue building strength. One great way to feel mentally ready to get back to your life before your accident is to continue strength building through physical therapy exercises. This will help you feel confident in your strength and endurance and it will help you come back stronger.

Healing from an injury is a complex process. To overcome the emotional and mental issues that you might undergo when you’re injured, try to follow these tips. For more assistance with your recovery and your case, you can contact me here.