|Kathleen Nastri Joins Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder |
Kathleen Nastri has joined the law firm Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder as a partner, the firm announced today. The firm also announced that Ms. Nastri has been...
|Medical Malpractice, Automobile Negligence, Other Practice Areas||07/01/2003|
|Jury awards woman $800K in malpractice case |
A jury has awarded $810,000 in damages to an elderly city woman whose hip was shattered during a surgical procedure. Beulah Post, 88, broke her leg during a...
|With Washington tackling medical malpractice, it’s doctor vs. lawyer in the court of public opinion |
“If you get a call from Koskoff, you should start to sweat, because you know it’s not frivolous” says Sally R. Bergwerk, M.D., M.P.H. ’98.
|What Price Pain And Suffering? |
Gus E. Velez Jr. of Bridgeport never imagined he'd be a heartbreaking voice in one of Connecticut's biggest legislative battles this year - malpractice...
|Ill Woman Wins Suit Against Doctor |
A terminally ill woman whose doctor failed to diagnose her rare but curable liver cancer won $800,000 Thursday as a result of a Superior Court jury verdict...
|Woman Wins Malpractice Award for Cancer Misdiagnosis |
A terminally ill woman who used to live in Connecticut has won a large award in a medical malpractice lawsuit. The doctor was found negligent when he...
|Family Of Dead Inmate Suing |
The family of a mentally ill inmate who died in 1999 after being restrained by guards filed suit Monday against the Department of Correction. The suit claims...
|Hospital To Pay Fine In 2 Deaths |
In a record settlement between a Connecticut hospital and state regulators, New Haven's Hospital of St. Raphael agreed Thursday to pay $250,000 to end the...
|Guards Sue Prison Officials |
Maj. Richard Matos' career with the state prison system has been on a fast track since he became a correction officer in 1979. He's been promoted, received...
|Richard Bieder's Connecticut Department of Correction Sex Harassment Press Statement |
I'm wearing black today because it is sad that, in the enlightened 21st century, our state's appointed executive branch leaders -- one, a member of the...
|Other Practice Areas||08/08/2002|
|Antonio Ponvert III's Connecticut Department of Correction Sex Harassment Press Statement |
Ladies and gentleman, thank you for coming today. Under the best of circumstances, the Connecticut Department of Correction is a dangerous and difficult...
|Class Actions, Civil Rights||08/08/2002|
|Harassment suit filed against Department of Correction |
Female correction officers in Connecticut say they have had enough and will not tolerate sexual harassment by their fellow officers anymore. Eight officers...
|Class Actions, Civil Rights||08/08/2002|
|$2.9 million settlement for death of mentally ill man |
How much is the life of a 21-year-old mentally ill inmate worth? For Timothy Perry, a man killed by Hartford Correctional Center officers on April 12, 1999...
|$750,000 settlement for prison suicide |
As David Tracy hanged himself with a bed sheet, prison guards watched and waited outside his solitary-confinement cell for more than five minutes, his family...
|$1.1 million settlement for prison stun gun death |
Connecticut has agreed to pay nearly $2 million to settle lawsuits involving the deaths of two inmates it sent to a controversial supermax prison in Wise...
|Lawyers offer victims some free TLC |
They call themselves Trial Lawyers Care, Inc. They've set up a Web site and toll-free telephone numbers in both English and Spanish. And for the next two...
|Other Practice Areas||10/16/2001|
|Lawyers Pitch In To Aid Families |
The nation's trial lawyers are creating a not-for-profit company that will represent Sept. 11 terrorist victims and families free of charge, in a move they...
|Other Practice Areas||10/11/2001|
|Mother sues over dead baby |
Middlesex Hospital and the Crescent Street OB/GYN clinic are being sued over a birth practice that has recently come under fire in the media and in medical...
|Connecticut Magazine selects Koskoff lawyers as "Top Lawyers" in the state |
What do you like most about your work? What I like most is the ability to make an impact on clients’ lives. I consider myself privileged to be able to help...
|Other Practice Areas||07/01/2001|
|$1.6M awarded to heart attack victim's widow |
A Superior Court jury Monday awarded Kittie LaBanca of North Haven $1.6 million in her lawsuit against a Hamden doctor and medical firm for mistreatment that...
|Victims' Lawyer Seeks Evidence In Oklahoma City Bombing |
A Connecticut lawyer representing victims of the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City asked the Justice Department...
|Other Practice Areas||06/07/2001|
|FBI Documents Sought In Civil Case, As Well |
The thousands of FBI documents at issue in Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh's appeal may help a Connecticut attorney who suspects the government knew...
|Other Practice Areas||06/06/2001|
|Whiting Named in Wrongful Death Suit |
The estate of a severely mentally ill man who died in prison filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday against state departments and officials...
|Other Practice Areas||04/12/2001|
|Jury Finds 2 Doctors Negligent |
William Taylor, wheelchair-bound since March 1993, won $800,00 Friday when a six-person jury agreed with him that two Winsted doctors failed to treat a...
|The Worst Place In America To Be Born |
The doctors at the Indian Health Service hospital in Eagle Butte, South Dakota didn't think there was a high risk of childbirth complications for Annette...
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