In loving memory of Richard Bieder 1940 - 2021 Remembering Richard

12 of the top 20 verdicts in Connecticut history

New & Noteworthy Results

Koskoff has won the most top medical malpractice/personal injury verdicts in Connecticut.

But people don’t come to Koskoff just because they want a good result. There are many lawyers who can deliver a good result. People come to Koskoff because we do whatever it takes to fight for the best possible result – because we care that much about you, your story, and your future.

JURY VERDICT25
million
Jury award in a medical malpractice case, for an 18-year-old woman who suffered a foot amputation as a result of a delayed diagnoses of decreased circulation
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Practice Area
Medical Malpractice

Meet the Attorney
Josh Koskoff

JURY VERDICT41.7
million
Largest non-medical malpractice personal injury verdict in Connecticut history, for a 15-year-old student who contracted a life-altering disease while on a school trip to China, resulting in serious permanent injuries
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Practice Area
Personal Injury

Meet the Attorney
Antonio Ponvert III

JURY VERDICT58.6
million
Largest medical malpractice verdict in Connecticut history. A failure to perform a timely caesarean section resulted in birth trauma and a severe case of cerebral palsy
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Practice Area
CEREBRAL PALSY

Meet the Attorneys
Jim Horwitz
Kathleen Nastri

JURY VERDICT20
million
Jury award for a young man who was sexually abused by a rabbi while a student in New Haven
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Practice Area
SEXUAL ABUSE

Meet the Attorney
Antonio Ponvert III

Results

Here’s a partial list of settlements and verdicts we have received for our clients. Every case is unique and past results should not be considered a guarantee of future results, so contact us to discuss your specific case.

  • 58.6 million

    Cerebral Palsy
    Failure to perform a timely caesarean section resulted in birth trauma and a severe case of cerebral palsy. Read More

  • 41.7 million

    Personal Injury
    15-year-old student contracted a life-altering disease while on school trip to China, resulting in serious permanent injuries. Read More

  • 36.5 million

    Birth Injury
    Failure to timely deliver a baby resulted in cerebral palsy, brain damage, and blindness. Read More

  • 27 million

    Surgical Error
    Two clamps were placed on the plaintiff’s aorta during surgery, causing cardiac arrest and brain damage. Read More

  • 25 million

    Medical Malpractice
    18 year-old woman suffered a foot amputation as a result of a delayed diagnosis of decreased circulation. Read More

  • 22.5 million

    Medical Malpractice
    Wrongful death after doctors missed diagnosis of arterial blockage. Read More

  • 20 million

    Sexual Abuse
    A young man suffers post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other ailments as a result of being sexually abused by his rabbi while he was a student at a private religious school.

  • 16.5 million

    Product Liability
    Carbon monoxide poisoning caused death of 1 person and serious injuries to 3 others. Read More

  • 15 million

    Negligence
    A medical resident contracted HIV after being stuck be a needle while learning to perform a procedure at medical school.

  • 14.5 million

    Premises And Product Liability
    Death of one child and serious injury to another child from a fire.

  • 13.5 million

    Workplace Injury
    27-year old construction worker injured on the job, resulting in total blindness. Read More

  • 12.3 million

    Premises Liability
    Waterbury Drowning Case. Read More

  • 11.2 million

    Medical Malpractice
    The wrong medication was administered in the ER, leaving the patient in a permanent vegetative state.

  • 10.7 million

    Wrongful Death
    Doctors failed to diagnose a heart valve condition that resulted in pulmonary edema.

  • 10.5 million

    Quadriplegia
    19-year-old college cheerleader injured at practice, resulting in quadriplegia.

  • 10.5 million

    Medical Malpractice
    Anesthesia error during a hernia repair surgery left 39-year old woman in a coma, which led to permanent injuries. Read More

  • 10 million

    Paralysis
    Failure to diagnose a fracture in a patient’s back left him paralyzed from the waist down.

  • 9.1 million

    Trucking Accident
    49-year old attorney killed in a crash on I 95 when rear-ended by a truck.

  • 9 million

    Birth Injury
    Cerebral palsy.

  • 8.8 million

    Birth Injury
    Failure to properly treat elevated bilirubin in an infant resulted in severe neurologic damage, cerebral palsy, blindness, and deafness.

  • 8 million

    Suicide
    Failure to properly evaluate and treat suicidal tendencies.

  • 7.5 million

    Medical Malpractice
    Brain damage resulting from negligent treatment in the ER when an anti-coagulant was administered inappropriately.

  • 7.5 million

    Anesthesia Error
    Improper anesthesia for surgery on a 3-month old resulted in cortical blindness and developmental delays.

  • 7.1 million

    Burns
    7-year old boy seriously burned when Halloween costume caught fire.

  • 7 million

    Death
    Of a 35-year old mother and injuries to other passengers when a tree fell on her car.

  • 6.5 million

    Wrongful Death
    Negligent care in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) caused patient to overdose on sodium. Read More

  • 6 million

    Birth Injury
    Baby born with brain damage and HIE (Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy) resulting from birth trauma.

  • 5.7 million

    Defective Product
    45-year old woman seriously injured on the job by defective power equipment.

  • 5.5 million

    Surgical Error
    Esophageal perforation after removing trach.

  • 5 million

    Product Liability
    Settlement by manufacturer of Skoal and Coppenhagen smokeless tobacco products, for family of 42-year old man who died of mouth cancer. Read More

  • 5 million

    Medical Malpractice
    Failure of emergency room to diagnose a urinary tract infection in a 53-year old woman results in urosepsis, coma, and permanent blindness.

  • 4.5 million

    Medical Malpractice
    Wrongful death after doctors failed to diagnose heart disease.

  • 4.2 million

    Birth Injury
    Shoulder dystocia leading to erb’s palsy. Read More

  • 4 million

    Wrongful Death
    Of a young woman after delivering a baby.

  • 3.9 million

    Auto Accident
    49-year old bus driver killed on I-95 when the bus was struck by a wheel that came off a car.

  • 3.7 million

    Auto Accident
    42-year old truck driver and his wife were injured on I-95 when a wheel came off another vehicle and struck their windshield.

  • 3.7 million

    Medical Malpractice
    In a 13-year old boy results in a number of surgeries and procedures, and ultimately, the amputation of his arm below the elbow.. missed diagnosis of compartment syndrome.

  • 3.5 million

    Medical Malpractice
    Wrongful death after emergency room failed to promptly treat a mentally ill man showing signs of pneumonia. Read More

  • 3.4 million

    Auto Accident
    59-year old woman received physical injuries and brain injury in a crash with a construction vehicle.

  • 3.3 million

    Medical Malpractice
    Brain damage resulting from failed surgery to repair defective heart.

  • 3 million

    Medical Malpractice
    Failure to diagnose and treat compartment syndrome.

  • 2.9 million

    Wrongful Death
    mentally ill inmate killed by Hartford Correctional Center officers. Read More

  • 2.6 million

    Birth Injury
    Shoulder dystocia leading to erb’s palsy. Read More

  • 2.6 million

    Surgical Error
    Negligent procedure during surgery, resulting in permanent nerve damage.

  • 2.5 million

    Emergency Room Error
    Death of 55-year old man after emergency room failed to diagnose a heart attack.

  • 2.5 million

    Civil Rights
    Hostile work environment, discrimination, and repeated sexual harassment of female Connecticut state prison guards. Read More

  • 2.5 million

    Birth Injury
    Shoulder dystocia leading to brachial plexus.

  • 2.4 million

    Medical Malpractice
    Inappropriate treatment for cancer. Read More

  • 2.2 million

    Death
    Of a 53-year old truck driver who drowned when his truck rolled off a ferry. Read More

  • 2.2 million

    Medical Malpractice
    Wrongful death after doctors failed to diagnose aortic dissection.

  • 2.2 million

    Wrongful Death
    Psychiatric patient died of a heart attack after not receiving appropriate medical care.

  • 2.1 million

    Auto Accident
    Pedestrian struck by car.

  • 2.1 million

    Pedestrian
    Killed by car

  • 2 million

    Birth Injury
    Shoulder dystocia leading to erb’s palsy. Read More

  • 2 million

    Product Liability
    Defective product resulted I nerve damage to hand/wrist.

  • 2 million

    Medical Malpractice
    Wrongful death after doctors failed to diagnose a heart attack.

  • 1.9 million

    Burns
    Death of a 49-year old electrical worker who received burns on the job from an explosion at a substation.

  • 1.9 million

    Surgical Error
    Failed shoulder surgery resulted in a permanent injury.

  • 1.8 million

    Medical Malpractice
    Wrongful death after doctors failed to diagnose arrhythmia.

  • 1.7 million

    Birth Injury
    Shoulder dystocia leading to erb’s palsy. Read More

  • 1.7 million

    Medical Malpractice
    Wrongful death of 17-year old girl after doctors failed to diagnose and treat pneumonia. Read More

  • 1.7 million

    Medical Malpractice
    Wrongful death after doctors failed to diagnose CAD (coronary artery disease).

  • 1.7 million

    Birth Injury
    Shoulder dystocia leading to brachial plexus.

  • 1.7 million

    Personal Injury
    A driver and passenger suffered neck fracture and other injuries when a tree, not properly inspected and maintained by the town tree warden, fell on their car. Read More

  • 1.6 million

    Civil Rights
    Man shot to death by New Milford police detective. Read More

  • 1.6 million

    Medical Malpractice
    Failure to diagnose heart disease. Read More

  • 1.5 million

    Birth Injury
    Shoulder dystocia leading to erb’s palsy.

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-K.H., CLIENT