William Ronalter


Shipman & Goodwin LLP

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Bill Ronalter’s practice is devoted to representing individuals who have sustained substantial personal injuries and wrongful death cases. He has over 25 years of experience handling personal injury cases in various roles, including plaintiffÌs attorney, defense attorney, and as a consultant for an insurance company. Bill managed cases throughout the country involving catastrophic injuries including death, paralysis, traumatic brain injuries, amputations, and burns. Bill has experience in the following types of cases: accidents involving motor vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians (including DUI cases), uninsured and underinsured motorist claims, products and premises liability, construction accidents, drowning, dental and medical malpractice,Ünursing home negligence, sexual abuse, and wrongful imprisonment cases. He was involved in cases arising out of the 9/11 attacks and the Rhode Island Nightclub fire. He has experience with insurance coverage analysis having been trained by a national insurance carrier. This training and experience assists him in triggering additional insurance coverage for his clients. He has served as an expert witness and testified regarding proper claim handling practices. Bill has also served as a guest lecturer (2009-2012) and an adjunct professor (2013-present) at the University of Connecticut School of Law, Trial Practice Class.