|Atty. Antonio Ponvert III interview |
Atty. Antonio Ponvert III was interviewed on the WVIT (NBC-30) program, "Connecticut Newsmakers." He discussed abuse of female prison guards by male guards...
|Bridgeport may face $945,000 bias fine |
After a series of rulings this week, the city of Bridgeport now faces $945,000 in fines for being in contempt of federal court orders in a 25-year-old...
|Atty. Antonio Ponvert being interviewed by John Hockenberry for Dateline NBC |
NBC's John Hockenberry: "What if a member of your family were a delusional, paranoid mentally ill person who was in prison instead of a mental hospital...
|Exporting Abuse? |
A number of former state prison commissioners chosen by the Bush administration to establish a prison system in Iraq left their old posts after allegations...
|Excessive Force Claimed In Prison Beating |
The lawyer for an inmate whose bloody beating was captured on videotape that was leaked to a local television station said Wednesday the man was attacked in...
|Prisoner suing over alleged beating |
A Connecticut prisoner claims he was beaten by guards at the state's toughest prison. He claims it was retaliation for having tried to go public about what...
|Doctors say defeated bill to cap award will hurt |
A fiery debate leads to a crushing defeat for doctors in Connecticut. State lawmakers have voted against imposing a cap on court settlements and jury...
|Guardians urging fines for police compliance |
One way to force the Bridgeport Police Department to comply with federal court orders to end past discriminatory practices within its ranks may be to impose...
|Ill Convicts' Rights At Issue |
Does the Connecticut Patients Bill of Rights - which guarantees adequate and humane treatment to the state's psychiatric patients - apply to mentally ill...
|Best and the rest for the past week |
Thumbs up to Richard Bieder, a partner in the Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder law firm in Bridgeport. Bieder, as of Tuesday, is president of Trial Lawyers Care Inc...
|Suit Seeks More Than $4 Million In Man's Death |
A lawsuit filed against the Whiting Forensic Division of Connecticut Valley Hospital and others involved in the care of a 39-year-old psychiatric patient who...
|Class Actions, Civil Rights||01/30/2004|
|State hospital sued over man's death |
As James Bell lay dying after being restrained at a state hospital nearly two years ago, more than a dozen doctors, nurses, and guards stood watch...
|Class Actions, Civil Rights||01/29/2004|
|Mentally Ill Man In State Custody Dies |
A severely mentally ill 39-year-old man died while in custody at the state’s maximum security mental hospital as the man’s doctors, nurses and guards watched...
|Class Actions, Civil Rights||01/29/2004|
|Trial Lawyers Care – For 9-11 Victim Free Legal Aid – Names Richard Bieder President |
Connecticut attorney Richard Bieder has been named president of Trial Lawyers Care, Inc., the national nonprofit organization providing free legal services...
|Other Practice Areas||01/21/2004|
|$400,000 fines possible in contempt |
A federal judge found the city of Bridgeport in contempt of court Wednesday for failing to provide reports on police assignments linked to a 1978...
|Goose Creek - WWRL Morning Show Broadcast Transcript |
Location: New York City Time: 07:00 AM - 08:30 AM Station: WWRL-AM Radio Program:WWRL Morning Show Host: And as we move from her, we move to the actual...
|ACLU files suit over Stratford raid |
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Monday on behalf of 20 students ages 14 to 18, claiming "gun-wielding officers" and a "large and...
|Goose Creek Press Statement |
Thank you, Denyse, and thank you ladies and gentlemen, for coming today. I would like to specially thank the reverend Jesse Jackson, whose presence is...
|Madison couple wins $2.1 million in medical malpractice case |
A Superior Court jury has awarded a town woman and her husband $2.1 million in a medical malpractice case involving the diagnosis and treatment of a stroke...
|Mental Illness Behind Bars: A Disaster In The Making |
This state's prison system is on a collision course with a catastrophe that will take lives, endanger correctional staff and result in substantial costs to...
|Family of dead trucker suing Long Island Sound ferry firm |
The family of a Stratford truck driver, killed when his rig rolled off a ferry into Long Island Sound last year, filed suit Tuesday against the ferry company...
|Widow Awarded $10 Million |
A Bridgeport jury on Friday awarded $10 million to the widow of a Stamford truck driver whose doctor failed to pursue more tests after an initial exam showed...
|Let Doctors Share The Cost Of Malpractice Insurance |
When legislators return from their recess, medical malpractice insurance proposals will undoubtedly be on the agenda. Fortunately, Connecticut's malpractice...
|Boy Wins Huge Malpractice Award |
A Hartford jury Tuesday returned a $12.5 million medical malpractice verdict - one of the largest ever in the state - against Hartford Hospital in the case...
|Woman to Lead Trial Lawyers |
Kathleen Nastri of Cheshire has made a legal career out of defending personal injury victims. Now she will try to defend their right to win unlimited damages...
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
In the News
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