African American Injury Attorney

When you get injured due to someone else’s negligence, you should fight to get the compensation you deserve for your damages. This means hiring a lawyer. And while race shouldn’t matter, if you are Black, it may be worthwhile to hire a Black attorney.

The truth is that America is still very much a racist country. A person may not be given as many advantages simply based on the color of their skin. This is very true in the legal system. Black men and women are punished the hardest. Even in a personal injury case where no crime has been committed, they may not get the compensation they deserve. This leaves Black people vulnerable.

While most people are intimidated by the legal system, Black people are even more hesitant to seek legal help because the odds are against them. They are in a tough situation.

Bert McDowell is an African American injury lawyer in the Hartford area. He works with many African American, Haitian, and West Indian clients. He is very familiar with these demographics and how they are underserved in the legal community. He understands you. If you have been injured, you can count on him to give your case the attention it deserves.

Haitian Connecticut attorney Bert McDowell handles a variety of personal injury cases, including auto accidents, bicycle accidents, dog bites, medical malpractice, and premises liability cases. If you are hurt, call Bert and he can help you get the outcome you deserve.


Bert McDowell has accomplished a lot in the legal industry. Not only has he gotten stellar reviews from satisfied clients, but he has been recognized more prominently at the state and national levels for being an African American attorney who has helped out immensely in his community. Bert prides himself on community service. He served on multiple boards for nonprofit organizations and was previously a board member for a charter school in Hartford, Connecticut.

In 2017, Bert was given the 100 Men of Color Award for his community service as well as his stellar reputation in the legal community. In 2018, Bert was selected to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40. Since 2018, he has been honored as a Super Lawyer Rising Star. In 2019, Bert was given the Man of Excellence Award from the organization Black People Rocks. Most recently, in 2021, Bert was recognized in 40 Under 40 Connecticut Magazine.

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If you are in the Hartford area and looking for an experienced personal injury attorney near you, bring on Bert! Bert is a Black injury attorney who can handle a wide range of cases.

Bert McDowell Injury Law, LLC is highly reviewed and consistently gets high awards for his client. His team is ready to help you. Hurt? Call Bert. Our office is ready to take your call 24/7. Schedule a consultation with our office today by filling out the online form or calling (475) 207-4937.

Bert McDowell Injury Law

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