|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...