Top 20 Verdicts in Connecticut in 2015

Top 20 Verdicts in Connecticut in 2015We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 plaintiff's verdicts obtained in Connecticut in the year 2015. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts.

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1
Amount:$21,968,558
Attorneys:James T. Shearin of Pullman & Comley, LLC; Amanda M. Knapp of Roetzel & Andress
Case:Avetisyants v. Astromedia Global Inc.
Type:Breach of Contract
2
Amount:$6,304,272
Attorneys:Joseph Zeppieri of Law Offices of Joseph Zeppieri
Case:Peter Kantorowski, co-administrator for the estate of Dwayne Kantorowski v. St. Vincent’s Medical Center
Type:Wrongful Death; Medical Malpractice
3
Amount:$4,500,000
Attorneys:Robert R. Simpson and William J. Ronalter of Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Case:Supriya Sarin v. Darryl A. Simms, DMD et al.
Type:Personal Injury; Dental Malpractice
4
Amount:$4,250,000
Attorneys:David M. Bernard of Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder PC
Case:Erika Andrade v. William J. Gacso and Medical Anaesthesiology Associates
Type:Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice
5
Amount:$4,250,000
Attorneys:Emily Rock and Sean McElligott of Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder PC
Case:Gregory Leigh v. Daniel Schwartz, M.D., et al.
Type:Personal Injury; Misdiagnosis; Medical Malpractice
6
Amount:$3,000,000
Attorneys:James Horwitz and Kathleen Nastri of Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder PC
Case:Cynthia Olsen, Executrix of the Estate of Andrew J. Olsen, Deceased v. Dariush Owlia, et al.
Type:Wrongful Death; Misdiagnosis; Medical Malpractice
7
Amount:$2,425,000
Attorneys:John J. Kennedy, Jr. and Stephanie Z. Roberge of Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, LLC
Case:Josephine Wirth, Executrix of the Estate of Wesley Wirth v. Connecticut Heart & Vascular Center et al.
Type:Wrongful Death; Misdiagnosis; Medical Malpractice
8
Amount:$2,000,000
Attorneys:Jose Rojas of The Rojas Law Firm, LLC
Case:Jacqueline Royster v. Black Bear Hartford LLC et al.
Type:Wrongful Death; Car Accident; Dram Shop Liability
9
Amount:$1,780,000
Attorneys:James J. Nugent of Nugent & Bryant; Lenny Isaac of Brennan & Isaac
Case:Herbert Shook v. Ashley Bartholomew
Type:Personal Injury; Car Accident
10
Amount:$1,400,000
Attorneys:John W. Mills of Mills Law Firm, LLC
Case:Deirdre Kiniry v. Ledgebrook Condominium
Type:Personal Injury; Bicycle Accident; Premises Liability
11
Amount:$1,400,000
Attorneys:Kim A. S. Sudnick of Haymond Law Firm
Case:Phyllis Lovett v. Adam Gornie and Russell Gornie
Type:Personal Injury; Car Accident
12
Amount:$1,300,000
Attorneys:William Bloss of Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder PC
Case:Kathleen Stern and Frederick Lee Stern v. Franklin McEwen d/b/a Lyme Tavern Cafe et al.
Type:Personal Injury; Car Accident; Dram Shop Liability
13
Amount:$1,020,000
Attorneys:Emanuele R. Cicchiello of Cicchiello & Cicchiello LLP
Case:Charles Sposito v. Jessica Blauvelt and Peter J. Blauvelt
Type:Personal Injury; Car Accident
14
Amount:$847,000
Attorneys:Charles C. Goetsch of Charles Goetsch Law Offices LLC; Stephen J. Fitzgerald of Garrison, Levin-Epstein, Fitzgerald & Pirrotti, P.C.
Case:Curtis Ervin v. Metro-North Commuter Railroad Co.
Type:Personal Injury; Workplace Safety
15
Amount:$805,000
Attorneys:Christopher Meisenkothen of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen
Case:Marianne Bagley, Executrix for the Estate of Wayne M. Bagley v. Adel Wiggins Group, et al.
Type:Wrongful Death; Asbestos Exposure; Workplace Safety
16
Amount:$770,000
Attorneys:Alan J. Rome of Rome Clifford Katz & Koerner, LLP
Case:Susan Ellis v. Town of West Hartford
Type:Personal Injury; Slip and Fall; Premises Liability
17
Amount:$534,000
Attorneys:Peter J. Brown of Trantolo & Trantolo, LLC
Case:Joseph Chaplin v. Julie L. Stone, Executrix of the Estate of Samuel Stone
Type:Personal Injury; Motorcycle Accident
18
Amount:$407,000
Attorneys:Brian Altieri of Balzano & Tropiano, PC
Case:Teresa Craft v. Michael Okeke
Type:Personal Injury; Assault and Battery
19
Amount:$400,000
Attorneys:Matthew Sadler of Fazzano & Tomasiewicz, LLC
Case:Michael Doe v. Shawn Pahl, et al.
Type:Personal Injury; Sexual Abuse
20
Amount:$386,000
Attorneys:Michael J. Walsh of Walsh Woodard LLC
Case:Arroyo v. University of Connecticut Health Center and State of Connecticut
Type:Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice

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