For Others, It's Just Business. For Us, It's Personal.

After a preventable accident, animal attack, or injury, you may be confronted with towering medical bills, significant income losses, and emotional and physical suffering. At Sette & Parnoff, PC, we have devoted our legal practice to helping clients like you secure justice and fair financial recovery. We have proven our ability to do so time and again.

At our firm, we have the experience and insight to help you secure the maximum compensation that you are owed. We have an in-depth understanding of how to investigate a claim, how to negotiate with adjusters, and how to effectively litigate if necessary. Discover what our team can do to help level the playing field for you.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following: 

  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Auto Accidents
  • Slip & Fall
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accident
  • Bicycle Accident
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Dog Bites
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability

Call 203-896-4761 today to arrange your free initial consultation

­­­Attorney David V. Parnoff

David was admitted to practice law in Connecticut State Court in 1999 and the U.S. District Court District of Connecticut in 2001. He earned his B.S. from the University of Rhode Island in 1990 and his J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden, Connecticut in 1999. David's primary practice areas include personal injury litigation, civil litigation, and real estate law.

David joined the law firm in 2000 after having worked as a bodily injury claims adjuster with a national insurance company from 1991 to 2000. During this period he was able to learn the strategies and objectives of insurance companies, which allowed him to gain crucial insight into what it takes to maximize the settlement value for injury victims. David has successfully tried many cases in the Connecticut Superior Court System. He is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Connecticut Bar Association, and New Haven County Bar Association, as well as a member of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys. David is licensed to practice in all of Connecticut state and federal courts.

David achieves excellent results for his clients in personal injury matters, including auto accidents, nursing home abuse, truck accidents, dog bites, premises liability, and many more. He has vigorously handled hundreds of personal injury cases resulting in millions of dollars in compensation for his clients.

Outside of the law, David is also very active in the community. He is involved in the Hamden Father's Baseball Association as a Coach, serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Paradise Country Club, a member of the Amity Club, member of the Knights of Columbus, and a former Board Member of the Hamden-North Haven YMCA.

Attorney Fred D. Sette

Fred completed his undergraduate degree at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island in 1961, and earned his law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law in Storrs, Connecticut in 1964. He was admitted to practice law in Connecticut in 1964, in the U.S. District Court District of Connecticut in 1965, and the U.S. Supreme Court in 1971. Fred primarily practices in the areas of personal injury, elder law, and real estate law.

He is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Elder Law Executive Committee, the General Practice Committee, the Advisory Committee of Connecticut Lawyer Magazine, the New Haven County Bar Association, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).

Fred is also an active member of the community. He currently serves as the Director of Aldo DeDominicis Foundation, Inc., as the current member and Past President of the Amity Club, the current member and Past President of Hamden Rotary Club (Named Paul Harris Fellow), as the Director of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, and is a member of the Hamden Board of Education Foundation.

Some of his past community activities included serving as Trustee of St. Joan of Arc in Hamden, CT, as Past Director of South Central Alzheimer's Association, Past Director of Hamden / New Haven YMCA, Past Director of The Farms Country Club, Past President of the Hamden Civitan Club, Local and State Offices of New Haven JayCees, Hamden Democratic Town Committee, and Former Member and Chairman of the Hamden Economic Development Commission.

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