A 40-year-old woman and her 20-year-old daughter were traveling northbound on the Berlin Turnpike in Newington, CT. At that time, a garbage truck owned by the defendant violently collided with their vehicle, causing the death of both Mischelle and her daughter, Kristine.
$ 2.2 million
A university student drowned while swimming in apartment complex pool with no witnesses. It took the pool attendant multiple tries to pull the plaintiff from the pool. EMTs resuscitated John Doe who was then immediately rushed to the hospital with life threatening injuries.
A jury awarded a Meriden woman $1.8 million in damages in a malpractice suit against her gynecological surgeon. The lawsuit stemmed from a botched hysterectomy completed by a Wallingford gynecologist that left the patient with a permanently nonfunctioning kidney.
Small bowel obstruction
Jean Korner underwent a laparoscopic mesh repair of a parastomal hernia at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford. Immediately after the surgery, her small bowel had re-herniated. She then had multiple surgeries and recurrence of hernias due to the surgical error in Hartford, CT.
A 68-year-old man experienced an episode of syncope (passing out) in Norwalk, CT. The doctor discharged him without reaching a definitive diagnosis as to the cause of his syncopal event. Thereafter, he experienced a sudden cardiac death due to a ventricular arrhythmia the doctor failed to diagnose.
A 60-year-old woman slipped and fell at funeral at a church in Bridgeport, CT and sustained multiple fractures to her femur and hip.
Kevin Elliott, a resident of Plymouth, CT, was killed by a hunter as he jogged in the Morris Pitch Section of the City’s watershed area. The Estate sued the City of Waterbury and its former mayor, Joseph Santopietro, for permitting hunting in close proximity to a public road.
Joseph Pajor, a resident of Wallingford, CT, was walking on a public sidewalk toward the entrance to the Town Hall when he slipped and fell, sustaining a trimalleolar fracture of his left ankle.
Spinal cord injury
A 16-year-old plaintiff sued 19-year-old defendant for supplying him alcohol and allowing him to drive resulting in an accident that caused severe injuries to the plaintiff.
Insurance bad faith
Robert Denes was driving when he was struck by another motor vehicle operated by an underinsured motorist. After bringing a lawsuit against the underinsured motorist, and collecting the available policy limit, he did not believe he was fully compensated and brought a claim against his own insurance company, the Allstate Insurance Company.
Spinal cord Injury
A 38-year-old man was rear-ended by an uninsured motor vehicle while stopped in backed-up traffic on Interstate 95 in West Haven, CT. The plaintiff maintained that as a result of the accident, he sustained a 10 percent permanent partial disability of the lumbar spine.
Spinal cord injury
The plaintiff, Kelly McCurdy, a college student was travelling on Interstate 84 when she was rear-ended by another vehicle causing cervical sprain.
A 63-year-old woman was walking along the sidewalk when she was caused to trip and fall over a raised concrete slab in East Haven, CT resulting in a fracture of her right arm and permanent residual impairment.