Settlements & Verdicts


Motor Vehicle Accident

Motor Vehicle Accident - On January 6, 2013, a 91 year old female was a passenger in a motor vehicle that was proceeding into the intersection of East Street and Salmon Brook Road in Granby, Connecticut, where there was a red blinking light and a stop sign, when her motor vehicle was broad sided by a vehicle that was proceeding into the intersection from Salmon Brook Street on a yellow blinking light, causing her to sustain severe injuries. After suit was instituted, the case settled for both drivers' policy limits totaling $1,350.000.00.

Motorcycle Accident - $535,000.00 settlement for a man injured when struck while riding a motorcycle in Greenwich. As a result of his injuries, the man was caused to undergo surgery on his left hand and wrist for repair of the tendons in his finger and repair of the ulnar nerve and reinforcement of the ulnar nerve in his wrist. The man was also caused to undergo a second surgery on his left hand, specifically a left forearm exploration surgery, in order to remove debris that was left in his hand from the accident. Read More Here

Motor Vehicle Accident - Mother and son were struck head on by a drunk driver. The mother sustained extensive facial scarring in the accident.
Case settled for $431,500.00.

Motor Vehicle Accident - $330,000.00 settlement for a 56 year old man who sustained injuries to his neck and knee following a car accident. As a result of the accident, the man sustained a herniated disc in his neck at C5-C6 which will require him to undergo surgery in the future, as well as a torn medial meniscus in his right knee, which caused him to undergo surgery on his right knee. Suit was instituted in New Haven Superior Court and the underinsured motorist claim was settled on the first day of jury selection for $310,000.00. Read More Here

Motor Vehicle Accident - Husband and wife were rear-ended by a vehicle while waiting to tum into their property. The husband sustained an odontoid fracture of the cervical spine which caused him to undergo a posterior C 1-2 fusion with instrumentation surgery.
The case settled for $300,000.00.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 22 year old woman sustained a traumatic brain injury and other injuries while a passenger in a van that was involved in a single vehicle roll over accident in Vermont.
Case settled for $300,000.00 prior to trial.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 24 year old man sustained a herniated disc in his back following an accident while a passenger in a company owned van. Client was required to undergo an anterior lumbar discectomy and fusion surgery with insertion of interfixed cages.
Case settled for $300,000.00.

Motor Vehicle Accident - Settlement for three passengers injured in a motor vehicle accident at an intersection.
The case settled for $284,000.00. Read more Here

Motor Vehicle Accident - Settlement and arbitration award totaling $260,965.00 for a driver and three passengers who were injured as result of being rear ended by a drunk driver. The driver and passengers all sustained whiplash injuries as a result of the accident and treated extensively with a chiropractor. They settled for the drunk driver’s policy limits and then instituted claims for underinsured motorist benefits against Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, which insured the driver’s vehicle. Read More Here

Motor Vehicle Accident - 42 year old woman was struck by a speeding vehicle as she attempted to make a left-hand turn while leaving her place of employment.
Case settled for $250,000.00 prior to trial.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 41 year old man was struck by a vehicle while exiting the highway resulting in herniated discs in his neck, which required him to undergo cervical discectomy and fusion surgery.
Case settled for $250,000.00 prior to trial.

Motor Vehicle Accident - Arbitration award for a 72 year old woman who sustained injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Middletown, Connecticut when the vehicle in which she was a passenger, was struck by another vehicle, which caused her vehicle to be pushed over to the opposite side of the road where the vehicle ended up on its side. The woman sustained a fracture of the T9 vertebrae of the thoracic spine with a 60 percent loss of vertebral height, which required her to be placed in a TLSO back brace. The woman also was later diagnosed with partial rotator cuff tear of the left shoulder as well as neck strain. The case proceeded to a binding arbitration where the client was awarded the sum of $212,164,19.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 45 year old woman sustained injuries to her neck and back in a rear-end motor vehicle accident.
Case settled for $190,000.00

Motor Vehicle Accident - Arbitration award for a 67 year old woman who was injured in a motor vehicle accident in Cheshire, Connecticut when her vehicle was rear-ended by another driver. The woman sustained a tear of the rotator cuff of her right shoulder in the accident and had to undergo surgery to correct the tear.
The case settled for $175,127.87.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 43 year old man sustained a scaphoid fracture of the wrist when he was struck head on by another driver.
Case settled for $ 135,000.00 shortly before trial.

Motor Vehicle Accident- two British nannies injured in motor vehicle collision. Verdict for 125,000. Reprint from CTLA Law Reporter

Motor Vehicle Accident - 45 year old garbage truck driver was struck by a truck while standing next to his vehicle which was parked at a loading dock.
Case settled for $125,000.00.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 25 year old female passenger sustained post traumatic stress disorder following a motor vehicle accident when her vehicle was struck by a drunk driver.
Case settled for Allstate's policy limits of $100,000.00.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 78 year old woman sustained a fracture of her hip when her 83 year old husband attempted to drive away after she had opened the rear door of her vehicle and was reaching into the backseat. The client was later caused to undergo surgery of her hip and the case later settled for the husband's policy limits of $100,000.00 with Allstate Insurance Company before suit was instituted.

Motor Vehicle Accident - $82,500.00 settlement for a woman injured in a motor vehicle accident. On October 20, 2013 a 46 year old woman was proceeding in a northerly direction on I-95 in Norwalk when her vehicle was rear-ended by a vehicle operated by a 20 year old man causing her to sustain injuries to her neck and back. Suit was instituted in Bridgeport Superior Court and the case settled for the sum of $82,500.00 following a mediation with a Superior Court judge a week before trial.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 77 year old woman sustained a torn rotator cuff in her shoulder while a passenger in a motor vehicle that was struck by another vehicle. The case proceeded to a binding arbitration and the arbitrator awarded the client the sum of $82.187.70.

Motor Vehicle Accident- 31 year old man sustained injuries to his back including a lumbar disc herniation at L5-S1 following a head on collision. The case initially settled for the tortfeasor's policy limits of $50,000.00 and then settlement was reached with the client's underinsured motorist carrier for $30,000.00, for a total settlement of $80,000.00.

Motor Vehicle Accident- $78,096.01 arbitration award for 43 year old woman who was injured in a motor vehicle accident. A 43 year old woman was proceeding on East Main Street in Meriden, Connecticut when her vehicle was rear-ended by the operator of another vehicle, who was driving erratically and weaving in and out of traffic before striking her vehicle, causing her to sustain injuries to her neck and back, including radicular pain down her left leg and low back pain. The case proceeded to a binding arbitration and the arbitrator awarded the sum of $78,096.01 to the woman.

Motor Vehicle Accident- Two 25 year old female passengers were in a motor vehicle that was rear-ended while stopped in traffic on the Merritt Parkway in New Canaan, Connecticut. The driver of the other vehicle was unable to stop in time and struck the vehicle that the two women were in, causing them to strike the vehicle in front of them. The two young women were taken from the scene by ambulance and later treated for injuries to the neck and back. One of the young women sustained a torn labrum in her right shoulder causing her to undergo right shoulder surgery. The case proceeded to a binding arbitration and the arbitrator awarded the young woman who sustained the injury to her shoulder the sum of $225,000.00 and awarded the sum of $75,000.00 to the other young woman, who sustained injuries to her neck and back.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 42 year old man was injured when his vehicle was rear ended by a large wrecker truck as he was sitting in traffic on I-91 in Meriden, Connecticut. The client sustained injuries to his neck and back in the accident.
The case settled for $74,000.00 shortly before trial.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 20 year old man sustained soft tissue injuries to his neck and back when he was struck by a motor vehicle while walking near his home.
Arbitration award of $72,000.00.

Motor Vehicle Accident - An entire family consisting of a husband, wife, son and daughter were stopped at a red light when the operator of another vehicle struck their vehicle head on and fled the accident scene. All four family members sustained neck and back injuries and treated with a chiropractor.
The case settled for a total of $70,500.00 prior to trial.

Motor vehicle accident - 50 year old woman was injured when her vehicle was rear-ended by the operator of another vehicle who drove away after he struck the client's vehicle. The evading operator was uninsured and was later found to be in prison on unrelated charges. A claim was made for uninsured motorist benefits and the case proceeded to a binding arbitration where the arbitrator awarded the client the sum of $66,668.84.

Motor Vehicle Accident - $57,000.00 settlement for a 61 year old woman who sustained injuries in a motor vehicle accident. On March 26, 2013, a 61 year old woman sustained injuries to her back including an aggravation of a pre-existing back condition following a rear end collision in North Haven. The force of the impact from the defendant’s vehicle caused the plaintiff’s vehicle to strike the vehicle in front of her. However, the property damage to the plaintiff’s vehicle was minor. The case settled for the sum of $57,000.00 shortly before trial.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 21 year old woman from England who was working as a camp counselor in Connecticut over the summer was a passenger in a motor vehicle that was struck by a drunk driver. The client sustained scarring to her face and head and developed emotional trauma from the accident.
The case settled for the defendant's policy limits of $50,000.00 after suit was filed.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 38 year old woman sustained injuries to her neck, back and knee when her vehicle was struck by another vehicle as she was driving through the parking lot of the Meriden Mall.
The case settled for the defendant's policy limits of $50,000.00 shortly after suit was filed.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 51 year old woman was rear ended by another vehicle that had stopped behind her vehicle that was in turn rear ended by a third vehicle, causing her to sustain injuries to her neck and back. The client primarily treated with a chiropractor. The defendant was insured by Allstate.
The case settled for $35,000.00 following two days of jury selection.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 18 year old man was rear-ended by another vehicle as he was proceeding on I-84 in Newtown, causing him to sustain neck and back injuries. The client treated with a chiropractor. After the other operator's policy limits of $20,000.00 were obtained prior to suit, a claim was made for underinsured motorist benefits against the client's insurance company. The case proceeded to a binding arbitration and the arbitrator awarded the client the total sum of $30,200.00, less the amount recovered by the other operator's insurance company.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 52 year old man was struck by another vehicle that proceeded through a blinking red light and broadsiding his vehicle. The client sustained injuries to his left hand and wrist in the accident.
The case settled for the defendant's policy limits of $25,000.00 prior to suit.

Motor Vehicle Accident - 68 year old woman, her 42 year old son and 50 year old daughter-in-law were passengers in a vehicle that was rear ended by a delivery truck, when the woman's husband stopped near a cross walk because he observed a boy starting to cross in the crosswalk with his bicycle. The woman sustained multiple fractured ribs and was hospitalized for several days. The son and daughter-in-law sustained relatively minor injuries.
The case settled for the sum of $100,00.00 shortly before trial.

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Premises Liability

Premises Liability - Arbitration award for a 56 year old woman who fell at a car wash.
Arbitration award of $615,000.00. Read more Here

Premises Liability - 13 year old boy sustained a severe eye injury when struck by a motor vehicle when playing manhunt with other children at a friend's house.
Jury verdict of $485,000.00 against the homeowner who was responsible for supervising the children.

Premises Liability - 43 year old woman sustained a traumatic brain injury when she was struck in the head by a case of water while shopping at a Stop & Shop Supermarket.
Case settled for $250,000.00.

Premises Liability - 45 year old man sustained injuries to his knee including a tear of the anterior crucitate ligament (ACL) and a tear of the lateral meniscus when he slipped and fell on icy stairs at the apartment where he lived. The client also developed a septic knee as a result of his injuries and had to undergo several surgeries on his knee.
The case settled for $180,000.00 shortly before trial.

Premises Liability - 44 year old delivery man slipped and fell on grease that was located on the steps leading to the basement of a restaurant where he was attempting to make a delivery. The client sustained multiple injuries including a tear of the medial meniscus of his left knee.
The case settled for $175,000.00 following a mediation that was held shortly before trial.

Premises Liability- 32 year old woman sustained displaced fractures to both elbows when she slipped and fell on ice in a parking lot at work. Client was required to undergo open reduction and internal fixation surgeries on both elbows.
Case settled for $160,000.00.

Premises Liability - 88 year old man sustained a fractured hip when he tripped and fell on interior stairs at a hotel that lacked a handrail.
Case settled prior to trial for $150,000.00.

Premises Liability - Settlement of $100,000.00 for a 63 year old woman who tripped and fell while exiting a store.

Premises Liability- 35 year old man sustained injuries to his left knee including a tear in the anterior horn of the medial meniscus and condromalacia patella, as well as a dislocation of the right shoulder, after he fell on ice at the SNET garage in Norwalk, Connecticut. The client was subsequently required to undergo arthroscopic surgery on the left knee and his doctors indicated that he would need surgery on the right shoulder in the future. The case settled for $80,000.00 shortly before trial.

Premises Liability/ Reckless Service of Alcohol to an Intoxicated Person - 44 year old man was killed in a motor vehicle accident after he was served alcohol at an establishment when he was legally intoxicated.
Case settled for $75,000.00 following a mediation after suit was instituted.

Premises Liability - Arbitration award in the amount of $74,334.12 for a 40 year old woman who fell while delivering mail at a homeowners' property.

Premises Liability - Settlement for a 58 year old woman who sustained a tear of the lateral meniscus of her right knee, causing her to undergo arthroscopic surgery on her knee, when she slipped and fell on ice in a parking lot while leaving a patient's apartment in New Britain, Connecticut.
Case settled for $65,000.00.

Premises Liability - 50 year old woman sustained multiple injuries including blunt trauma to her face and a nasal bone fracture when she slipped and fell on ice at a car wash.
Case settled for $55,000.00.

Premises Liability - 25 year old woman sustained an injury to her back when she slipped and fell on water on the floor of a Shoprite Supermarket.
The case settled for $52,500.00 prior to trial.

Premises Liability - 41 year old man slipped and fell in water on the floor of a supermarket.
Case settled for $50,000.00 shortly after suit was commenced.

Premises Liability - 41 year old man sustained a severe bum on his leg when served hot coffee at a McDonald's Restaurant.
Case settled for $30,000.00 prior to suit.

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Truck Accident

Truck Accident - $275,000.00 settlement for a 53 year old bus driver who was injured when he was rear ended by a tractor trailer truck while stopped at a red light on Washington Boulevard in Stamford, Connecticut. The bus driver sustained extensive injuries to his neck and back, including a grade II spondylolisthesis secondary to bilateral spondylolysis as well as aggravation of a pre-existing low back condition. The case settled for $275,000.00 after evidence had started but before the trial had been completed.

Truck Accident - $100,000.00 settlement for 3 passengers in a motor vehicle who were injured as a result of being rear ended by a tractor trailer truck in Clinton, Connecticut. One of the passengers was an elderly female who sustained extensive injuries including fractured ribs on both her left and right side, as well as a collapsed lung. The other passengers sustained injuries to their necks and backs.

Truck Accident - $90,000.00 settlement for a 51 year old woman who was proceeding on Interstate 95 in West Haven, Connecticut, when a tractor trailer truck, which had attempted to change lanes by moving from the center lane to the right hand lane of the highway and struck the woman’s vehicle in the rear, causing the woman to sustain extensive injuries, including an aggravation of a pre-existing neck condition and acute severe traumatic cervical hyperflexion extension injury, as well as severe headaches.

Truck Accident - $67,500.00 settlement for a 49 year old male truck driver who was operating a 2000 Peterbuilt tractor trailer truck in a southerly direction on Interstate 91 in New Haven, Connecticut when a truck driver in another tractor trailer truck fell asleep at the wheel and drove his tractor trailer truck into the rear of the man’s tractor trailer truck causing the man’s tractor trailer truck to be pushed forward where it jack-knifed and further caused him to sustain extensive injuries to his neck and back, including numbness and tingling down his left arm and low back pain with pain radiating down both legs. The case settled for $67,500.00 shortly before trial.

Truck Accident - $72,000.00 settlement for a 35 year old man who was proceeding northerly on Interstate 91 in Middlefield, Connecticut when he had brought his vehicle to a stop behind other vehicles which had stopped in traffic on the highway, when his vehicle was rear ended by a tractor trailer truck. The man sustained extensive injuries in the accident including cervical disc herniation at C5-6, cervical disc herniation at C6-7 and cervical disc bulge at C4-5.

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Slip and Fall

Slip and Fall - On February 21, 2006, a 27 year old man was descending the stairs leading to the basement of the restaurant where he worked when the stairs suddenly collapsed, causing him to lose his balance and strike the stairs with his back, and further causing him to sustain a spinal cord injury. The claims of negligence against the defendant landlord were that the stairs lacked any handrails, which is negligence per se and a violation of the Connecticut Fire Safety Code, as well as the fact that the stringer on the right side of the stairs was not properly attached to the floor beam and simply gave way when the plaintiff began to descend the stairs. Suit was instituted in Waterbury Superior Court and the case was later submitted to binding arbitration before a panel of three arbitrators who recently awarded the client the sum of $3,825,450.00. Read More Here

Slip and Fall - $1,375,000.00 settlement for a 44 year old man who sustained a failed back syndrome after falling on ice inside a parking garage at work. As a result of this accident, the plaintiff ultimately lost his job at work and had to undergo re-training in order to perform a different job where he will earn less money than he did before the accident. Suit was instituted in Hartford Superior Court and the case settled a few weeks prior to trial following a mediation with a Superior Court judge for the sum of $1,375,000.00. Read More Here

Slip and Fall - $237,500.00 settlement for a 63 year old man who slipped and fell at a grocery store. As a result of the accident, the plaintiff sustained a tear of the quadriceps tendon of his right leg, which caused him to undergo surgical repair of his torn quadriceps tendon. Thereafter, the plaintiff was admitted for short term rehabilitation and was subsequently admitted to a convalescent home for two months in order to allow him to recover from his injuries. The plaintiff also missed a substantial amount of time from work. Suit was instituted in New Haven Superior Court and the case was settled following a mediation before a Superior Court judge for the sum of $237,500.00. Read More Here

Slip and Fall Accident - In 2010, a thirty-five year old Southington man sustained a severe sprain to her his ankle when he was caused to slip and fall on snow that was located on steps of an apartment building in Meriden, Connecticut. As a result of the injuries, he had to undergo extensive treatment on his left ankle including manipulation under anesthesia. Suit was instituted against the owner and property manager for the subject premises. The case settled shortly before trial for the sum of $110,000.00.

Slip and Fall - In January 2010, a forty-five year old woman, was caused to slip and fall on black ice located in a parking lot of a commercial shopping plaza in Wallingford, Connecticut. As a result of the accident, the plaintiff sustained various injuries including a herniated disc at L3-4, herniated disc at C5-6, left hand numbness and an injury to her left shoulder resulting in adhesive capsulitis in the shoulder. Suit was instituted against the owner of the shopping plaza, who was also responsible to maintain the parking lot during the winter months, in New Haven Superior Court. Following a mediation that was held before trial, the parties settled for the sum of $100,000.00.

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Lead Poisoning

Lead Poisoning- A 3 year old Waterbury girl was diagnosed with lead poisoning following a routine blood test by her pediatrician. The case settled for the total sum of $200,000.

Lead Poisoning - $50,000.00 settlement for two three year old boys who sustained lead poisoning. Two three year old boys in Waterbury were diagnosed with lead poisoning following routine blood tests by their pediatrician. Suit was instituted against the landlord in Waterbury Superior Court and the case settled for the defendant homeowner’s policy limits of $50.000.00 prior to trial.

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Dog Bite

Dog Bite - $194,890.66 arbitration award for a 31 year old letter carrier who sustained injuries when he was attacked by two dogs while attempting to deliver the mail. As a result of his injuries, the plaintiff had to undergo an ACL reconstruction on his left knee. Thereafter, the plaintiff was caused to undergo physical therapy and ultimately lost his job with the post office. The man has also made a claim for workers' compensation benefits through the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, which handles workers' compensation claims for post office employees. The man subsequently obtained a job as a truck driver with another company. Suit was instituted against the two dog owners in Bridgeport Superior Court. The case proceeded to a binding arbitration and the arbitrator awarded the man the sum of $194,890.66 in his case. Read More Here

Dog Bite - 38 year old man bit in the face by a Dalmatian while on the homeowners' premises.
Settlement for $90,000.00.

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Negligent Security

Negligent Security - In 1994, an eleven year old girl was sexually assaulted by a thirteen year old male at an apartment complex where the family resided in West Haven, Connecticut. As a result of the assault, the girl suffered from several injuries including severe mental trauma, post traumatic stress disorder, flashbacks to the assault, depression and suicidal thoughts. Suit was instituted against the owner and manager of the apartment complex in New Haven Superior Court. Following the pre-trial that was held the day this trial was scheduled to commence, the parties settled the case for a significant figure. The terms of this settlement are confidential.

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Legal Malpractice

Legal Malpractice - In 1987, a fifty-eight year old woman was operating a Connecticut Transit bus when her bus was rear ended by a garbage truck owned by a local town. As a result of the accident, the woman sustained various injuries including two herniated discs in her lumbar spine requiring her to undergo surgery on her back. The woman had retained an attorney who had failed to send written notice to the town within the requisite six months and also failed to file suit against the town and the operator of the garbage truck. Attorney Michael Foley was retained by the woman in the case and instituted suit against the responsible attorney and her law firm for legal malpractice. Shortly before trial, the case settled for a significant figure. The terms of the settlement are confidential.

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Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation - Settlement in a Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation case for a 50 year old man injured while working on a ship.
The case settled for $380,000.00. Read more Here

Workers' Compensation - Partial settlement in the amount of $240,000.00 for past and future COLAS for a 51 year old man who was injured in a slip and fall at work.
Case remains open.

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Underinsured Motorist

Underinsured Motorist Claim - 47 year old man was rear-ended by an underinsured driver resulting in a herniated disc to his neck.
Arbitration award of $140,000.00 against the underinsured motorist carrier.

Uninsured Motorist - 46 year old woman struck by an uninsured driver resulting in injuries to her shoulder and knee.
Case settled for $125,000.00 with her uninsured motorist carrier.

Uninsured Motorist Claim - 22 year old man sustained facial scarring while a passenger in an uninsured vehicle which struck a concrete wall.
Case settled for Allstate's uninsured motorist policy limits of $100,000.00.

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Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle accident - A 74 year old woman was crossing the linear trail, at its intersection with Higgins Road in Cheshire, Connecticut when she was struck by a vehicle operated by an 82 year old woman, causing her to be thrown from her bicycle, and further causing her to sustain various injuries including tears of both the medial and lateral meniscus of the left knee, among other injuries. As a result of the injuries to her knee, the bicyclist was caused to undergo arthroscopic surgery on her left knee. A claim was brought against the driver's insurance company which settled for the driver's policy limits of $100,000.00. A claim was then brought against the bicyclist's automobile insurance carrier for underinsured motorist benefits. The claim for underinsured motorist benefits was settled with the bicyclist's carrier for the sum of $100,000.00, shortly before the parties proceeded to a binding arbitration, for a total settlement of $200,000.00.

Bicycle Accident - A 22 year old graduate student at Yale University sustained various injuries including facial cuts and abrasions, concussion and post-traumatic headaches after he was struck by a car while riding his bicycle across the street in a crosswalk in New Haven, Connecticut. The impact caused the bicyclist to be thrown onto the pavement where he sustained various injuries. Suit was instituted against the driver of the vehicle. Prior to trial, the case proceeded to a binding arbitration which resulted in a arbitration award of $32,791.00 for the injured bicyclist.

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Other Categories

Train Accident - Engineer injured by a runaway high rail crane while working on a flatbed high rail vehicle in Queens, New York.
Case settled for $8,000,000.00 following the second day of mediation.

Medical Malpractice - Failure to diagnose subarachnoid hemorrhage in a 43 year old woman resulting in her death.
Case settled for $1,000,000.00.

Motorcycle Accident - 40 year old motorcyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle which made an improper left-hand turn.
Case settled for $850,000.00 prior to suit.

Construction Accident - 40 year old male Pipe fitter/HVAC mechanic sustained a severe injury to his knee when he fell through an open expansion joint during construction at a hospital. Client was required to undergo three surgeries on his knee including an arthroscopy with chondroplasty and arthroscopy, debridement and micofracture of the medial femoral condyle and an arthrotomy and autologous chondrocyte implantation of the trochlear groove and the medial femoral condyle.
Case settled for $225,000.00.

Pedestrian Accident - A 20 year old student at the University of Connecticut sustained a broken ankle after he was struck by a car as he was crossing in a crosswalk at the UCONN campus in Storrs, Connecticut. The impact caused the pedestrian to be thrown onto the hood of the vehicle where he struck the windshield before landing on the road, causing him to sustain a fracture of the right ankle, among other injuries. Suit was instituted against both the owner and driver of the car, who was a fellow college student. The case settled following a mediation for $120,000.00, prior to trial.

Sports Accident - Eleven year old girl sustained injuries to her teeth during gymnastics class.
Case settled for $37,000.00 prior to trial.

Workers' Compensation - 27 year old woman sustained an injury to her knee while employed by Friendly's Corporation.
The case settled following a hearing before the Workers' Compensation Commission for $22,500.00.

Fraud and Negligent Misrepresentation - As barter for rendering typographical services, a typographer received alleged rare coins from a coin dealer who grossly misrepresented the grading and value of the coins. Plaintiffs verdict, including punitive damages, of $80,000.00 was upheld on appeal to the Appellate Court in Naughton vs. Hager, 29 Conn. App. 181, cert. denied, 224, Conn. 920 (1992).

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