Peter Rotatori III

Peter Rotatori, III, firm owner, is a Connecticut personal injury lawyer, arbitration and trial attorney with over 25 years of experience. He has represented clients in the following areas of law: civil personal injury law, automobile accident law, workers' compensation accidental injury law, workman's compensation repetitive trauma law,product liability law, product liability defective packaging law, medical/ dental malpractice, nursing home malpractice, catastrophic injury law, real estate fraud, child injury law, dram shop liability, truck accident law, animal injury law, defective premises liability law and construction accident law.

Mr. Rotatori has employed years of dedication, high standards, integrity and excellence in the practice of tort law. His law office is located in picturesque Southbury, Connecticut. He practices in all Connecticut state courts.


Mr. Rotatori has assisted the following out-of-state law firms: Jones Day, Chicago, Illinois, Williams and Montgomery, Chicago, Illinois, Dougherty, Clements and Hofer, Charlotte, North Carolina and Roger N. Schumann, Esq. New York, NY.

Peter Rotatori, III has tried to verdict the following types of cases:

  • Automobile Rear End Collisions
  • Automobile Broad Side Collisions
  • Automobile Hit and Runs
  • Slip and Fall Premises Liability
  • Medical Breast Mammography Radiology Malpractice
  • Low Speed Automobile Impact
  • Driveway/ Walkway Construction Liability

Mr. Rotatori has successfully arbitrated the following types of personal injury cases:

  • Automobile High Speed Collision Personal Injury Liability
  • Contractor Against Homeowner Slip and Fall Premises Liability
  • School Bus Operator Third Party Personal Injury Liability
  • The Causation of Complex Low Back Spinal Surgery From an Automobile Collision
  • The Causation of Complex Cervical Spinal Surgery From an Automobile Collision
  • The Causation of Complex Shoulder Surgery From a Premises Liability Slip and Fall
  • The Causation of Multi Level Headache Disorder From an Automobile Collision
  • Personal Liability of a Physically and Mentally Disabled Minor Resulting in Catastrophic Injury

The following types of personal injury cases have been successfully resolved by Mr. Rotatori for his clients:

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law
  • Defective Product Hand Tool liability
  • Defective Product Liability Packaging
  • Defective Exploding Wheel Product Liability
  • Retail Store Customer Display Liability
  • Bicycle/Automobile Liability
  • Pedestrian/Automobile Liability
  • Dog Bites
  • Horse and Livestock Liability
  • School Bus Collisions
  • Burglar Alarm Failure
  • Real Estate Owner/Broker Fraud
  • Child Lead Paint Ingestion
  • Dram Shop/ Drunk Driving Liability
  • Falling Tree Personal Injury Liability
  • Large Volume Retail Store Premises Liability
  • Landlord Premises Liability
  • Construction Company Liability
  • Municipal Highway Defect Liability
  • Municipal Snow and Ice Liability
  • Gas Station Liability
  • Excavator Liability
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Physical Therapy Malpractice
  • Elevator Liability
  • Ambulance Carrier Liability
  • Homeowner Trampoline Liability
  • High Impact Automobile Car Crash Liability
  • Low Impact Car Accident Collisions
  • Hit and Run Automobile Collisions
  • Catastrophic Personal Injuries
  • Complex Lumbar Spinal Injuries Requiring Fusions
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Extremity Injuries
  • Amputations Requiring Prosthetics
  • Traumatic Brain Injury With Headache Disorder
  • Complex Shoulder/Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Knee Injuries Requiring Knee Replacements
  • Complex Hand Injuries With Carpal Tunnel
  • Cubital Tunnel Elbow Injuries
  • "Soft Tissue" Cervical Spinal Injuries
  • Complex Foot Trauma Work Injuries
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes For Business Unfair Trade Practices
  • Underinsured Motorist Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • ERISA Equitable Lien Claim Disputes
  • Repetitive Trauma Police Officer Lymphedema
  • OSHA Construction Violations

Mr. Rotatori has served as a private personal injury arbitrator in civil personal injury cases. Mr. Rotatori can assist Connecticut Lawyers and their clients by way of private arbitration in the following types of personal injury negligence cases : automobile accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, dental malpractice, wrongful death and uninsured/underinsured contract claims.

Bar Admissions

State of Connecticut
US Federal District Court, District of Connecticut
Appeared Ad Pro Hoc Vica - United States Federal District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee


Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, NC Juris Doctor 1988
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 1985 BA (Cum laude)
Double Major: History and Legal Studies
Holy Cross High School, Waterbury, CT 1981

Professional Associations

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers (By invitation and nomination )

Community Service/ Religious Affiliation/Personal

Past President of the Pomperaug Valley Kiwanis Club of Middlebury, Woodbury, and Southbury CT
Member of Valley Community Baptist Church in Avon, Connecticut

Married to Elizabeth Hoyt Rotatori

Children: Grace Elizabeth Rotatori & Liam Peter Max Rotatori

Resident of Southbury, Connecticut
Hobbies: international travel, working out, golf and chess

Member: The Golf Club at Oxford Greens in Oxford, CT.