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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 Areas03/08/2001
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...
Medical Malpractice02/17/2001
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...
Class Actions01/28/2000
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...
Class Actions01/27/2000
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...
Medical Malpractice10/01/1999
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...
Medical Malpractice09/26/1999
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 Areas03/05/1999
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...
Medical Malpractice03/05/1999
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 Areas10/27/1998
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 Areas10/09/1998
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 Areas12/18/1997
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...
Medical Malpractice12/13/1997
$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...
Air Crash11/19/1997
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...
Medical Malpractice04/16/1997
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 Areas03/20/1997
$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...
Automobile Negligence11/09/1996
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...
Premises Liability08/14/1996

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