Leighton, Katz & Drapeau

Scott A. Carta


Leighton, Katz & Drapeau

Contact Information

860-875-7000, lawoffice@leightonlawyers.com


Scott A. Carta is an associate with the firm of Leighton, Katz & Drapeau with a principal office in Rockville, Connecticut. His practice consists almost exclusively of representing claimants/plaintiffs in workers’ compensation and personal injury cases. Mr. Carta is a Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist.

Mr. Carta is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Tolland County Bar Association, the Middlesex County Bar Association, and a member of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Carta’s article, “A Review of the Penalties Found in the Workers’ Compensation Act,” was featured in the Autumn, 2008 Edition of the Compensation Quarterly. Mr. Carta also authored an article entitled, “Ciarlelli v. Town of Hamden: A Clarifying Decision in Heart and Hypertension Law,” which can be found in the Early Fall, 2011 Edition of the Compensation Quarterly. He is also on the Editorial Board of the Compensation Quarterly.

Mr. Carta received his B.A. from the University of Connecticut in 1996 and his J.D. from the University of Connecticut, School of Law in 1999. He was admitted to practice of law in the State of Connecticut in 1999. Attorney Carta can be reached at scarta@CTInjuryLawyers.com

Connecticut Bar Association (Editor for Compensation Quarterly) 2010 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section (Member) 2006 - Present
Connecticut Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section (Executive Committee) N/A
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Workers' Compensation Committee (Chairman) 2015 - 2017

Board Certified Workers' Compensation Specialist (Connecticut Bar Association) 2010

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Personal Injury Accidents, Animal Attacks, Aquatic Injuries, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Automobile Negligence, Bicycle Accidents, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Dog Bites, Electrical Injury, Head Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Neurolaw, Pedestrian Injuries, Personal Injury Appeals, Product Liability, Severe Burns, Sexual Abuse, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Subway Accidents, Third Party Wrongful Death, Work Place Injury, Whiplash, Wrongful Death


  • Connecticut

Employment History

  • Attorney | Leighton, Katz & Drapeau

    2007 - 2018

    Whether you’ve suffered a complicated personal injury outside of work – such as in a distracted driver car accident – or a serious workers’ compensation injury on the job, we’re here to help.

    Over the course of 30 years, our clients and many lawyers throughout the state of Connecticut have referred us to their friends, family members, colleagues and clients for experienced, aggressive representation in their time of need.

    Winning a Connecticut personal injury or workers compensation case isn’t easy. We can’t promise you the perfect result. But we can – and we do – promise to do everything in our power to get the full justice and financial compensation you deserve.

    Our firm offers clients over one hundred years of experience and our team is entirely made up of Board Certified workers' compensation attorneys. Just as important, our main office is conveniently located across the street from the Tolland County Courthouse, meaning you get fast, efficient service.

    In addition, our lawyers have all worked inside the insurance industry. They have all chosen now to work for you- the hardworking people of Connecticut. Our workers compensation and personal injury lawyers use that experience to help you get justice when you are sick or hurt.


  • B.A. | University of Connecticut

    1993 - 1996

  • JD - Juris Doctor | University of Connecticut School of Law

    1996 - 1999

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  • , Connecticut, Tolland County

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