Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder, PC, is a nationally recognized Connecticut law firm. KK&B has been serving the public for more than 75 years and is proud to stand among the top lawyers in Connecticut and New England. Our attorneys have won six of the ten largest personal injury verdicts in Connecticut history.
KK&B represents people who have been injured by negligence or harmed by medical malpractice. We stand up for the rights of those whose civil rights have been violated and advocate on behalf of businesses involved in commercial disputes.
Personal Injury Lawyer
From offices in Bridgeport, Stamford, Danbury and New Haven, our team of trial lawyers handles cases for individuals, groups and businesses who have suffered serious personal injuries or losses.
KK&B is proud to say that 70 percent of the firm's cases come to us through other attorneys who refer serious personal injury and medical malpractice cases to us because of our experience and record of achievement.
Protecting Clients, Effecting Change
Clients come to KK&B to secure settlements of their claims or, if necessary, enforce their legal rights in court. We handle many high profile cases that receive attention in the media. Some of our cases have established new records for jury verdicts and settlements in Connecticut. Others have caused important changes in the conduct of health care providers, product manufacturers and other corporate and governmental defendants.
Whether you are a private individual, a corporation, or another attorney, please don't hesitate to e-mail the firm or call for a free consultation to learn if you have a case.
Ex-Bluefish catcher awarded $940K in bat attack
The jury in the bat-attack civil trial of Jose Offerman has awarded the plaintiff, former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans, $940,000 in damages. The verdict in the federal case was returned at about 4 p.m. Tuesday, after the jury of seven deliberated for about five hours. Read more
Ruling sparks debate on retroactive gay rights
A new Connecticut Supreme Court ruling is adding to the debate on whether gay marriage rights should be applied retroactively and qualify same-sex couples for rights and benefits for which they weren't entitled before state laws allowed them to marry. read more
Connecticut court affirms pre-gay marriage rights
Senior partner at Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, Michael Koskoff the law firm who represented Stacey, said the court's decision was based off the fact that... read more
Koskoff Attorney Receives Important Decision on Municipal Liability
New Haven Superior Court Judge Matthew E. Frechette has issued a decision in the case of Spiegelhalter v. Town of Hamden, et al., J.D. of New Haven, No. CV-09-5028239S (June 5, 2014), that could have wide-ranging implications in the realm of municipal liability in Connecticut. read more
Jury Awards $12 Million To Danbury Hospital Patient
A Danbury Hospital patient who went to the hospital in 2008 for what was supposed to be a simple one-day hernia repair won $12 million read more
Koskoff Attorney Settles Police Abuse Case with City of Stamford
Woman Punched By Officer In Parking Lot Settles For $230,000 read more
Koskoff Attorney Wins $8 Million in Failure to Properly Treat Depression Leading to Suicide Case
A Waterbury Superior Court jury has awarded more than $8 million to the family of a Vernon man whose untreated mental illness resulted in a murder-suicide. On June 2009, James Morrin, 45, fatally shot his wife Alice Morrin, 43, and then shot himself. A jury on Monday awarded $8,008,500 in damages to the family after finding against former Tolland physician Carl Koplin and Healthwise MedicalGroup. read more
Koskoff Attorneys win $9.3 Million Verdict for Client Injured by Improper Dosage of Lovenox
Barbara Lathan went to Bridgeport Hospital in October 2007 to receive treatment for a relatively minor urinary tract infection. Seventy-five days later, Lathan, then 66, was released from the hospital in a wheelchair with her bowels inflated to the size and shape of a bowling ball and protruding from her abdomen. read more
Connecticut Lawyer Calls Michael Jackson Trial 'Dramatic'
The drama-packed trial that is pitting Michael Jackson’s family against Jackson’s concert promoter in a wrongful death case is coming to a close... read more
Koskoff Attorney Antonio Ponvert Wins $41.7 million Verdict for his Client
Conn. student disabled on school trip wins $41.7M... read more
KK&B Attorneys Win Largest Medical Malpractice Verdict in CT
A Norwalk couple was awarded $58.6 million Wednesday, a record for a single incident of medical malpractice in Connecticut, in a case involving an obstetrician accused of waiting too long to perform a cesarean section and a boy who has cerebral palsy... read more
In the News
The Connecticut Claims Commission held a hearing on July 29, 2014, to determine compensation due to Kenneth Ireland, Jr., who was wrongfully imprisoned for a murder and sexual assault that he did not commit. He was incarcerated for 21 years before DNA evidence cleared him of any involvement. Mr. Ireland is seeking between $5.4 and $8.3 million under the state's wrongful incarceration statute. Click here for a webcast of the hearing.
Six years after attacking two opposing players with a bat during a minor league baseball game in Connecticut, ex-major leaguer Jose Offerman is nowhere to be found. As a federal lawsuit over the attack heads to trial, the attorney for the journeyman catcher whose career was ended with a swing of Offerman's bat doesn't know where the two-time All-Star is — and doesn't expect him to show up for court. Read more
Firm Sponsors Reel Law film series
Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder is pleased to sponsor the Reel Law film series at The Bijou Theatre in downtown Bridgeport. The next film is Presumed Innocent on August 14th. Click here for more information and to view the full schedule of movies and dates, or visit us on Facebook.
Koskoff Attorney Richard Bieder speaks to Rotary Club about 9-11 and Trial Lawyers Care
Vin Simko introduced Attorney Richard Bieder, of Koskoff, Koskoff and Bieder, a firm nationally known for representing individual and class action cases resulting from mass disasters, consumer rights, personal injuries, commercial fraud and misrepresentation and other matters. read more
Firm Donates $100,000 to Hospital
Attorney Chris Bernard of Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder said his firm has donated $100,000 to Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford. The funds have covered the cost of specialized medical equipment... read more