• $2.85 Million Medical Malpractice
  • $12 Million Sexual Assault
  • $4.25 Million Airplane Crash
  • $2.3 Million Motor Vehicle Accident
  • $3 Million Negligent Hiring
  • $12 Million Sexual Assault
  • $3.25 Million Railroad Electrical Accident
  • $250,000 Falldown (Premises Liability)
  • $3 Million Negligent Hiring
  • $3.9 Million Airplane Crash

April 2014 Archives

Tragic wrongful death suit settled in Connecticut

The loss of a loved one is inevitably difficult and painful, let alone when the death is caused by a fatal accident that is spontaneous and arguably preventable. A wrongful death lawsuit attempts to place liability on another party. While medical expenses are often a realistic part of the scenario, financial settlements also act as compensation to the claimant and hopefully serve as a sense of justice. The victim’s estate is ultimately awarded the money awarded from the settlement.

Connecticut hospitals use nuclear sector safety model

Connecticut hospitals have begun applying nuclear industry-style safety standards in their operations. Hospitals are now recognizing that even small errors can have catastrophic consequences, including the wrongful death of patients. As a result, they are now applying high reliability strategies similar to those used in the nuclear power sector.

Hospital negligence can lead to infections for patients

If you have been admitted to a hospital lately and avoided an infection during your time there, you are lucky. A recent study by the New England Journal of Medicine shows that in 2011, one in 25 patients acquired some type of infection while hospitalized. Although the study did not focus its attention to the root cause of these statistics, such alarming rates could be the result of medical malpractice or hospital negligence.

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