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Bridgeport Attorney Wins Prestigious National Award
The highest honor bestowed by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America will be awarded to Bridgeport Attorney Richard A. Bieder, a partner at the law firm…
Suit blames Sikorsky, GE in air crash
The parents of a Navy veteran who survived Iraq only to die in a helicopter crash in Italy is suing United Technologies Corp., its Sikorsky Aircraft…
Air Crash 07/16/2005
Doctor who pleaded guilty in fraud scheme returning to India
After being spared prison time yesterday, a Norwalk doctor who bilked Medicaid and private insurers through a free child vaccine program will return to her…
Other Practice Areas 06/30/2005
Inmate’s Death Probed
Adnan Saeed appeared to be fine during a telephone conversation with his family about an hour prior to his death at a Suffield prison, the inmate’s older…
Civil Rights 05/19/2005
State Makes Final Preparations, Courts Hear Final Arguments in Ross Case
Serial killer Michael Ross spent the hours before his scheduled execution visiting with his father, close friends and lawyer, and reaffirmed his decision to…
Civil Rights 05/13/2005
The ‘Big Baby’ In Med-Mal Case Was Not The Mother; Jurors disagreed with doctor’s critical assessment
During the five-week medical malpractice trial of Waterbury obstetrician Thomas McNamee Jr., the five-man, one-woman jury was inscrutable. There were no nods…
Medical Malpractice 03/21/2005
$2.4M awarded in medical case; Malpractice claim involved child birth
A jury has awarded a 9-year-old Waterbury girl $2.4 million in a medical malpractice suit brought against Dr. Thomas McNamee Jr., an obstetrician. From…
Medical Malpractice 03/16/2005
Court Outlaws Death Penalty for Juveniles
The U.S. Supreme Court rules that it is illegal to execute convicted murderers if they are under age 18. Atty. Antonio Ponvert comments on Fox News Live.
Civil Rights 03/03/2005
Professionals in Training
Four Bridgeport law firms created a program to give disadvantaged young adults in the community a chance to work as interns for three months, but it hasn’t…
Other Practice Areas 02/14/2005
Atty. Antonio Ponvert III interview
Atty. Antonio Ponvert III was interviewed on the WVIT (NBC-30) program, “Connecticut Newsmakers.” He discussed the Michael Ross execution case. The program…
Civil Rights 02/06/2005
Ross request for competency exam delays his execution again
The knell tolled at 11:59 p.m. Monday, killing the death warrant but not Michael Ross. The serial killer escaped still another date with death Monday, and…
Civil Rights 02/01/2005
Michael Ross execution case
This segment on the Michael Ross execution case appeared on Fox5 news at 6:00 p.m. The program aired on January 31, 2005.
Civil Rights 01/31/2005
Killer’s execution is delayed despite supreme court ruling
The United States Supreme Court turned down two last-minute moves yesterday to postpone Connecticut’s execution of a convicted serial killer, clearing the…
Civil Rights 01/29/2005
Michael Ross Execution On Hold
Dan Ross filed a civil lawsuit in U.S. District Court on January 27, 2005, seeking an injunction to halt the pending execution of his son, Michael Ross…
Civil Rights 01/28/2005
Date With Death – Michael Ross case on Fox 61 News at 10
This segment on the Michael Ross execution case appeared on Fox 61(Hartford) News at 10. The program aired on January 28, 2005.
Civil Rights 01/28/2005
Ross moving closer to death chamber after high court rejects public defenders’ motion
Serial killer Michael Ross has his belongings packed in boxes and is expected to move into the holding cell adjacent to the death chamber today, even as the…
Civil Rights 01/28/2005
Judge further delays execution
As the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday considered whether to lift a stay blocking serial killer Michael Ross’ execution, a federal judge issued a restraining…
Civil Rights 01/27/2005
Stay of execution – Michael Ross case on CBS (Hartford)
This segment on the Michael Ross execution case appeared on WFSB CBS (Hartford) news at 11. The program aired on January 26, 2005.
Civil Rights 01/26/2005
Quiet Civil Settlement Ends Shooting Ordeal
A long and sad saga that started six years ago when a white police officer shot a black suspect at close range has drawn to a quiet close with the $1.6…
Civil Rights 12/16/2004
New Canaan Family Awarded $1.8 Million In Birth Trauma Case Against Stamford Doctor
There will be no appeal in a medical malpractice case against at Stamford doctor that left an infant with life-long shoulder and arm injuries. A jury award…
Medical Malpractice 11/22/2004
Joshua Koskoff named “New Leader Of Law” by Connecticut Law Tribune
Joshua D. Koskoff, 38, has been named one of Connecticut’s “New Leaders of the Law” in the annual competition sponsored by the Connecticut Law Tribune…
Medical Malpractice, Air Crash 11/10/2004
National and State lawyer groups honor Richard Bieder for career aiding victims of crime, accidents, other trauma.
After nearly 35 years of helping victims of crimes, accidents and malpractice, Attorney Richard A. Bieder has been named this year’s recipient of top awards…
Other Practice Areas 07/28/2004
Driving Without Car Insurance
Last year, the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles notified 72,489 drivers that their car insurance had lapsed. Nearly 23,000 of them never reinstated…
Automobile Negligence 07/27/2004

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