Verdicts & Settlements

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.

UPS Delivery Person Gets $1.1 Million After Driveway Fall

By Christian Nolan |

A United Postal Service delivery person who was unable to work again after injuring an ankle on a customer's icy driveway has settled his lawsuit for $1.1 million.

Attorney's First Trial Results in Nearly $100,000 Verdict

By Christian Nolan |

David Walsh Jr. v. Peerless Insurance Co.: A high school girls' soccer coach who was permanently injured in a car accident was recently awarded $99,000 by a New London jury.

Steven Errante

Tree-Cutting Mishap Results in $1 Million Settlement

By Christian Nolan |

A man who fell 25 feet or more from a ladder while trying to trim tree branches, shattering vertebrae in his back, has recovered $1 million from the people who asked him to do the work.

Paul Slager and Jennifer Goldstein

Conn. Sex Abuse Case Puts Spotlight on Boy Scouts' 'Confidential Files'

By Christian Nolan |

Dozens of civil lawsuits are pending against the Boy Scouts of America across the country, many of them alleging sexual abuse by scout leaders decades ago. Few such cases have gone to trial before a jury.

Jury Awards $7 Million to Former Boy Scout Who Alleged Sex Abuse

By Christian Nolan |

A jury in Waterbury has awarded $7 million to a former Connecticut Boy Scout who claims he was sexually abused by his troop leader and an older scout in the mid-1970s.

Eric Stockman

Hospital, Doctor Prevail Against $7 Million Wrongful Death Claim

By Christian Nolan |

A Stamford jury has rendered a defense verdict in a wrongful death lawsuit filed against Stamford Hospital and one of its doctors after a 44-year-old man died of a bacterial infection. The plaintiffs had sought $7 million in damages.

Leonard Lesser

Jury Rejects Security Guard’s Claim After Deer Cause Accident

By Christian Nolan |

A Danbury jury has ruled that a local business was not liable for the alleged injuries suffered by a security officer who crashed into a light pole in its parking lot.