|Prisoner Sent To His Death, Lawsuit Claims |
A suicide resulted when the Connecticut Department of Corrections sent a mentally ill 20-year-old inmate to a Virginia "super max" prison, violating its own...
|Other Practice Areas||03/08/2001|
|Boy Paralyzed In Delivery Wins $2M Lawsuit |
A Groton boy paralyzed while being delivered at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital has been awarded more than $2 million in the largest medical malpractice award...
|Smokers file lawsuit against states over tobacco settlement |
Smokers in eight states filed class-action lawsuits this week to obtain a share of the multibillion-dollar settlement that the states won from tobacco...
|Medicaid recipients sue 12 states for tobacco settlement proceeds |
Class action lawsuits were filed in federal courts in six states yesterday claiming a potentially large share of the $206 billion national tobacco settlement...
|Knee Injury Will Cost VA $3 Million |
A federal judge ordered the Veterans Administration Medical Center in West Haven to pay more than $3 million for failing to properly care for an injured man...
|Mom Settles With Obstetrician For $3.5 Million |
A mother received $3.5 million in an out-of-court settlement when she sued her former obstetrician for negligence. Colette Martin of West Haven said that her...
|Lawsuit Filed For Death Against Policeman |
Two New Milford police officers and the Town of New Milford will be sued for negligence. The family of Franklyn Reid filed a civil rights suit against...
|Other Practice Areas||03/05/1999|
|Surgery Victim Wins $27 Million In Malpractice Suit |
In the single largest medical judgement in Connecticut history to date, a jury awarded William (Billy) Jacobs of Wappingers Falls, NY, $27 million after...
|HMOs Can Be Sued For Negligence, Court Rules |
In a landmark decision that may affect HMOs across the country, a Connecticut federal court judge ruled that HMOs could be sued for medical malpractice if...
|Medical Malpractice, Other Practice Areas||10/27/1998|
|Jury Finds Psychiatrist Negligent In Pedophile Case |
A federal court jury in Bridgeport found a Manhattan psychiatrist partially responsible in a child molestation case that has received national attention...
|Other Practice Areas||10/09/1998|
|Jury Awards 12.2 Million for Intern's Needle Stick |
A jury found the Yale University School of Medicine liable for an intern's contracting AIDS and ordered it to pay $12.2 million. The verdict is believed to...
|Other Practice Areas||12/18/1997|
|Surgeon, Hospital Pay $1.6 Million For Negligence |
A prominent Fairfield plastic surgeon, Dr. Joseph O'Connell, and St. Vincent's Medical Center of Bridgeport were ordered to pay for negligently causing the...
|$5 Million Awarded For 1992 Helicopter Crash |
Five years after a tragic helicopter accident in Middletown, three local institutions were ordered to pay millions in damages to the victims and their...
|Widow Receives Settlement From Hospital |
Norwalk Hospital and three local physicians settled a lawsuit filed by Nancy Ferrente of Norwalk, whose husband Angelo died of a heart attack in January 1990...
|Suit Faults FEDS In Oklahoma City Bombing |
The families of three dozen people killed or maimed in the April 1995 Oklahoma City bombing are suing the federal government for negligence, claiming more...
|Premises Liability, Other Practice Areas||03/20/1997|
|$1m awarded in wife's death |
A Superior Court jury Friday awarded more than $1 million to a Stratford surgeon whose wife was killed in an auto accident in Fairfield because a...
|Burned in boiler, he gets $3m |
A Superior Court jury Tuesday awarded more than $3 million to a 28-year-old furnace cleaner who received severe burns when a boiler ignited at St. Andrew's...