Verdicts & Settlements

Brutal Baseball Bat Attack Results in $113,000 Verdict

By Christian Nolan |

A man who was assaulted by his girlfriend's stepfather with a baseball bat has been awarded more than $113,000.

Colt Executives Settle Multimillion-Dollar Employment Suit

By Christian Nolan |

Two former top executives for Colt's Manufacturing Co. have settled their multimillion-dollar wrongful termination claims against their former employer in a case that hinged on the validity of secretly drafted severance agreements.

Stephen Fitzgerald

Pilot Wins $400,000 After Ex-Employer Badmouthed Him to Another Airline

By Christian Nolan |

The state Appellate Court has upheld a $407,000 damages award to a Connecticut aviator who claimed his former employer maliciously prevented him from getting a job with another airline.

Pilot Settles Excessive Force Suit Against Officer for $130,000

By Christian Nolan |

Timur Andiric v. Josh Kyle: An airline pilot who claims he was injured when a New Haven police officer used excessive force on him at a bar has settled his lawsuit against the officer for $130,000.

Ryan Veilleux

Contractor Who Broke Ankle at Condo Walks Away With $112,000

By Christian Nolan |

A general contractor who broke his ankle while walking around at a condominium complex won a $149,000 verdict following a bench trial. However, the contractor was judged to be 25 percent at fault, leaving him with $112,000.

Fatal Crash Involving School Bus Results in $1.23 Million Settlement

By Christian Nolan |

The estate of a man who was killed when his motorcycle collided with a school bus has settled a lawsuit with the bus driver's employer for $1,225,000.

Woman Settles for $6 Million After Crash That Left Her in Coma

By Christian Nolan |

A woman who was spent months in the hospital following a head-on car collision that claimed the life of the other driver has settled her lawsuit for just over $6 million.

Conn. Collects $110,000 in Web Browser Privacy Settlement

By Christian Nolan |

A digital advertising company accused of unlawfully circumventing the privacy settings in Apple Inc.'s Safari web browser has reached a $750,000 settlement with several states, including Connecticut.

Medical Worker Wins $139,000 Verdict For Crash Injuries

By Christian Nolan |

A woman who was rear-ended and injured her neck turned down a $7,000 offer to settle her lawsuit and was rewarded with a jury verdict in Hartford of nearly $139,000.

Waterbury Company Gets Nearly $28 Million in Punitives in IP Case

By Christian Nolan |

A U.S. District Court judge in Connecticut has awarded a Waterbury-based printing business what plaintiffs lawyers believe is the largest punitive damages award in the state's history.

Updated: $5 Million Settlement Not the End of Fatal Fire Case

By Christian Nolan |

A contractor who accidentally caused a fire at a Stamford home that killed three girls and two of their grandparents on Christmas 2011 has agreed to settle part of a wrongful-death lawsuit.

Quinnipiac Criticizes U.S. Attorney Following $32,000 ADA Settlement

By Christian Nolan |

The federal government has reached a $32,000 settlement agreement with Quinnipiac University to resolve allegations that the school violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when placing a student who had been diagnosed with depression on a mandatory medical leave of absence without first considering other options.

Crash Victim Turns $12,000 Settlement Offer into $75,000 Verdict

By Christian Nolan |

A woman who injured her neck in a rear-end collision during a snow storm was recently awarded $75,000 by a Derby jury.

Plaintiff Collects $450,000 After 40-Foot Plunge From Tree

By Christian Nolan |

A man who fell out of a friend's tree while attempting to cut branches has settled his lawsuit against his pal for $450,000.