| Is it too much to ask that your hospital be clean? |
For years hospital and nursing home administrators have said there was little they could do to keep their facilities clean and that hospital-acquired...
| Hospitals: Come Clean |
A patient who enters a hospital for a routine procedure should not have to face risks that may be as high as those for soldiers in a war zone, but that is...
| VA National Campaign Takes Aim at Resistant Staph Infections |
VA Medical Facilities Leaders in Fight Against MRSA Building on the success of a pilot program that reduced a worrisome staph infection by 50 percent, the...
| Alarming MRSA Infection Rates Underscore Need for Public Reporting of Hospital-Acquired Infections |
Consumers Union Urges Congress to Enact HR 1174 (Murphy) to Spur Hospitals to Reduce Deadly Patient Infections A new study that estimates nearly 19,000...
| Scrub Club Helps Kids Fight MRSA Website Teaches Children the Importance of Washing their Hands |
A recent outbreak of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has made proper hand washing and personal hygiene a priority for parents, teachers and...
| New strain of strep emerges as major U.S. infection |
A new strain of bacteria is emerging as a major cause of childhood infections but even drug-resistant versions of the bug can be killed off with the right...
| Drug-Resistant Infections Gaining Traction in U.S. |
The most frequent type of drug- resistant skin infections among people going to emergency rooms is about three times more prevalent than U.S. health...
| Infection Killed Almost 19,000 in 2005, Study Says |
Nearly 19,000 people died in the United States in 2005 after being infected with a virulent drug-resistant bacterium that has spread rampantly through...
| State Paying Former Inmate $500,000 To Settle Suit |
The state is paying a former inmate $500,000 to settle his federal lawsuit alleging that state correction officers severely beat him in 2004 for complaining...
| Widow Wins Doctor Lawsuit |
A Bridgeport jury says a family deserves $22.5 million in medical malpractice case, a verdict believed to be the largest ever award in a Connecticut wrongful...
| Pitcher Suspended in Offerman Incident |
The minor league pitcher involved in a brawl with a bat-wielding Jose Offerman has been suspended for his role in the incident. The independent Atlantic...
| Offerman Out Until Legal Case Resolved |
Former All-Star Jose Offerman's suspension for a bat attack in the minors will remain in effect until his legal case is resolved. The independent Atlantic...
| Atty. Michael Koskoff counsels Bridgeport baseball player |
Atty. Michael Koskoff has been retained by baseball catcher John Nathans after Nathans was struck in the head by an angry, bat-wielding player during a...
| Atty. Richard Bieder featured on NPR segment |
ELIZABETH STAWICKI reporting: In manmade disasters, such as train wrecks, airplane crashes, and bridge collapses, investigators seldom find that one mistake...
| Atty. Bloss speaks about Cheshire home invasion case |
Atty. William Bloss is interviewed on WFSB (CBS-Hartford) to explain the legal process in the impending trial of two men accused of murdering members of a...
| Minnesota Bridge Collapse |
Atty. Richard Bieder was interviewed on national and regional television about his representation of victims of the collapse of Connecticut's Mianus River...
| Limitations on Child Sexual Abuse Cases Eliminated |
Victims of sexual assault and sexual abuse finally have achieved a major victory in their quest to bring their assailants from long-ago crimes to justice...
| Danbury Bar Association Awards Atty. James Wu For Pro Bono Work |
The Danbury Bar Association has cited Atty. James Wu, of counsel at Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, for his exceptional pro bono service in the community. Wu was...
| KK&B Supports New MADD Program in Elementary Schools |
Connecticut and elementary schools in Bridgeport, Green Farms, Stamford and New Canaan premiere MADD’s new school assembly show, GAME ON, this week in front...
| Bridgeport Students Awarded Housatonic Community College Scholarships |
The first two recipients of the Koskoff-Bieder Scholarship Fund at Housatonic Community College were announced today. Rasheme Baskin, 20, of Bridgeport and...
| KK&B's Atty. Bloss on Court TV's, "Banfield and Ford: Courtside." |
Attorney Bill Bloss is a regular guest on this live national program, analyzing and commenting on high-profile cases in the news.
| Atty. Bloss represents North Haven official charged |
Atty. William Bloss speaks out on behalf of a North Haven official swept into a case involving alleged corruption by some government employees.
| UConn Law School Opens Courtroom Named for KK&B |
The University of Connecticut School of Law has named its newly renovated state of the art courtroom in honor of KK&B. The facility opened on March 22, 2007...
| Partner Adopted by an Heiress Stakes Her Claim |
On an island liberally sprinkled with the affluent and well-connected members of such clans as Bush, du Pont, Rockefeller and Cabot, the Watson family...
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| KK&B's Atty. Bloss on Court TV's, "Banfield and Ford: Courtside." |
Attorney Bill Bloss was sitting in for Jack Ford, the regular co-host of this live national program, analyzing the Jessica Lunsford murder case.
Koskoff Attorneys Sean McElligott and Josh Koskoff Win $6.5 million Verdict Against Danbury Hospital
A jury Thursday found Danbury Hospital negligent in the 2006 death of a Newtown furniture mover... 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
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U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® has listed the Connecticut-based law firm of Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder as “tier one” in its 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms” rankings.
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 The Verdict on Thursday, May 9. 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