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Study: Hospital deaths may spike in July
For years, many in and around the health care industry have been familiar with the so-called “July effect” — the idea that medical errors spike in July…
Medical Malpractice 07/17/2010
Can Same-Sex Partner Claim Loss Of Consortium?
Margaret Mueller battled through 24 cycles of chemotherapy over a 3 ½ year span, with little improvement to her condition. Growing desperate, she sought out…
Medical Malpractice 07/05/2010
$2.45M awarded for malpractice in same case where woman claimed damages to gay relationship
A jury awarded $2.45 million Friday in a malpractice case to the estate of a Connecticut woman who had also that claimed botched cancer treatments damaged…
Medical Malpractice 07/02/2010
Suspect in Ridgefield Dog Attack Denies Allegations
DANBURY — A Bantam man facing charges for an alleged dog attack in Ridgefield in April denies claims his German shepherds ever attacked anyone. Robert Kahn…
Personal Injury 06/11/2010
Ridgefield Dog Case Defendant in Court Friday
DANBURY — Guy Marchison, the Ridgefield man who was injured when his puppy was attacked by two German shepherds in April, has hired a lawyer to represent…
Personal Injury 06/10/2010
Bridgeport Trial Lawyer Honored for Role in “Jumpstarting” Mediation
BRIDGEPORT, May 26, 2010 – A prominent Bridgeport attorney will be honored for his support of mediation and conflict resolution in Connecticut. Community…
Attorney Smith discusses Supreme Court Case
Attorney J. Craig Smith will be discussing his recent Supreme Court victory in Mohawk Industries v. Carpenter on Tuesday, May 18th for the Connecticut Bar…
Thomas Balmès, “Damages”
In 2005, renowned French director and filmmaker Thomas Balmès, known for his current documentary film, “Babies”, created a film about the inner workings of…
Atty. Bernard interviewed about the Brain Injury Association of Connecticut
Chris Bernard’s interview on WICC, supporting the Brain Injury Association of Connecticut.
Lawyer pushes for hospital to release records in drug case
An attorney representing eight women in a class-action lawsuit against Greenwich Hospital for its handling of a drug-addicted surgeon demanded an explanation…
Medical Malpractice 03/10/2010
Bridgeport police seek recruits to begin new class; Starting annual salary is $42,315
Bridgeport officials are stepping up recruitment efforts to hire at least 20 new police officers. “We’re casting a wide net,” said Mayor Bill Finch…
Law Firm to Boost Bridgeport Police Hiring
Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, a Bridgeport-based law firm, today announced that it will help fund a drive to recruit more than 20 new officers for the…
Greenwich Hospital hit with another lawsuit over drug-addicted surgeon
A new lawsuit filed against Greenwich Hospital over its handling of a drug-addicted surgeon is adding fuel to the fire surrounding the case, bringing the…
Medical Malpractice 02/25/2010
Judge rules malpractice suit against Danbury Hospital can go to trial
A defense bid based on statutes of limitation to short-circuit a medical malpractice lawsuit against Danbury Hospital and one of its physicians has been…
Medical Malpractice 02/25/2010
$16.5 Million Settlement Following Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
A products liability case involving the death of one person and serious injuries to three others from carbon monoxide poisoning was recently settled for a…
Product Liability 02/02/2010
Koskoff lauded by law peers
Michael Koskoff, the Bridgeport attorney, knows a little something about the health care system. He’s one of those malpractice attorneys that some insurers…
Female Prison Guards Settle For $2.5 Million
Maureen Allen et al. v. John J. Armstrong, et al.: Sex, violence, lies and even allegations of an attempt to set up a prostitution ring were all part of a…
Civil Rights 01/11/2010
‘A Wild Ride’ To The High Court
J. Craig Smith is an associate at a Bridgeport personal injury firm. But this fall, his work took him to Washington, D.C. As luminaries of the legal world…
Civil Rights 12/14/2009
Ruling Rejects Early Appeal of Privilege Determinations
FEDERAL COURT orders requiring litigants to disclose information they believe is protected by the attorney-client privilege do not qualify for immediate…
Civil Rights 12/09/2009
Jury awards $1.7 million in Darien fallen tree lawsuit
A jury Friday afternoon awarded $1.7 million to a man injured by a fallen tree more than three years ago, attorneys said. Mieczyslaw Wisniewski and his wife…
Personal Injury 11/21/2009
Attorney Michael Koskoff to be featured on TV, discussing Medical Liability
Attorney Michael Koskoff will be discussing Medical Liability on the show, “Dr. V On Call,” hosted by Dr. Ed Volpintesta. Guests: Attorney Michael Koskoff…
Dangerous Halloween costumes
Atty. William Bloss is interviewed about personal injuries that may result.
Personal Injury 10/26/2009
Letter to the editor
In a recent opinion piece in the Post, Dr. Robert Levine, of Norwalk, attacks our malpractice system, using bogus statistics and faulty logic. For example…
Medical Malpractice 10/01/2009

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