Richard P. Hastings, a partner with the law firm of Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP was recently named a Connecticut Super Lawyer, 2011, Personal Injury - Plaintiff. Super Lawyers Magazine names attorneys in each state who receive the highest point totals, as chosen by their peers, and through independent research. The list represents the top 5% of the lawyers in the state.
The selections for this esteemed list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal division based in Eagan, Minn. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.
Attorney Hastings has been trained as a mediator at the Center for Mediation in Law and Harvard Law School and has received advanced negotiation training at Harvard Law School. He is the author of the books: The Crash Course on Personal Injury Claims in Connecticut, The Crash Course on Child Injury Claims, The Crash Course on Motorcycle Accidents, and The Crash Course Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest Cases. He has also written books on subjects ranging from Connecticut DUI to marketing professional services. He has also published over 100 articles on personal injury and medical malpractice topics.