Personal Injury Attorney in Stamford, CT
Eric Reinken began his career in 1981 as the Assistant Town Attorney in Greenwich, Connecticut. While working as a personal injury attorney for the Town of Greenwich, Eric had many years of successful litigation in personal injury cases for the Town of Greenwich. In 1987 Eric moved to a private practice concentrating on plaintiff’s personal injury law, antitrust and municipal law. With close to one hundred cases tried, he has produced several large verdicts on behalf of his clients. This year Eric received a $900,000 settlement for a client who was hit by a car when crossing the street. Another recent case awarded his client $750,000 for a truck accident injury. With the success Eric has achieved in his career, he has found time to give back in his community. He has received the Big Ten Award from Connecticut Legal Services for his work on pro bono cases. Through his Stamford office, he accepts cases related to all types of accidents including wrongful death, aviation, motorcycle and incidents involving devastating injuries such as paralysis.
Eric Reinken has been a Greenwich resident for more than 25 years. His wife Barbara is the owner of “Stuf,” a successful retail store in Greenwich, Connecticut. He is also a member of the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Reinken’s children attend the Greenwich Public Schools and the Whitby School in Greenwich.
Industry Associations and Groups: All Connecticut Courts; Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association; American Trial Lawyers Association; Board Of Directors, Fairfield County Sports Commission
Law School: Washington University School of Law
Languages Spoken: English, French, Spanish
- Connecticut Super Lawyers 2009
- Connecticut Super Lawyers 2008
- Connecticut Super Lawyers 2007
- Ten Plus Society – Connecticut Legal Services
More About Eric Reinken…
Admitted to the Bar: 1981, Connecticut
Honors and Awards:
Top Ten Society, Connecticut Legal Services, 2006
Mr. Reinken received this award in 2006 for his extensive work representing indigent people.
Pro bono/Community Service Ten Plus Award, 2006
Eric Reinken received the prestigious Ten Plus Award for handling ten or more Pro Bono cases for Connecticut Legal Services. He continues to help those individuals who are unable to afford legal services.
Verdicts and Settlements:
- $900,000 for a woman who was hit by a car as she was crossing the street
- $750,000 award for a man injured in a trucking accident
- $1,000,000 for a man who injured his back at work, 2009
- $250,000 for a couple whose apartment was infested with bedbugs
- $450,000 verdict for a man who was struck by a car
Connecticut Personal Injury Successes:
Since Eric began his private practice as a personal injury attorney in Stamford, CT, in 1987, he has helped countless people win verdicts to help them get on with their lives. Whether it is medical malpractice, car accident or personal injury, Eric has helped those in Stamford, Bridgeport, Norwalk, and Greenwich with a consistent track record of success. If you are looking for a personal injury attorney in Stamford, Bridgeport, Norwalk or Greenwich, take a minute to read what our clients have said about Eric and his personal injury practice. Contact Eric Reinken for a FREE CONSULTATION.
“$185,000 to a woman injured by a drunk driver in Greenwich. Plaintiff suffered an injury to her thumb requiring arthroscopic surgery.” Maryanne, Greenwich, CT
“I found Mr. Reinken to be very personable and his firm very professional. I would definitely refer my friends to Eric Reinken for an injury case.” Fran T., Bedford Hills, NY
“Eric handled my auto accident case and got me a great result. He was always available and explained everything to me in layman’s terms. I have referred my friends and colleagues to Eric for accident cases.” Jeff Y., Greenwich, CT
“Eric Reinken handled a case for my parents. The case was handled quickly and professionally. I found Mr. Reinken to be very kind and knowledgeable. When I suffered a serious injury last year I called Eric to represent me.” Fran B., Stamford, CT