Top 20 Verdicts in Connecticut in 2017

Top 20 Verdicts in Connecticut in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of the top 20 plaintiff and cross-claimant jury verdicts obtained in Connecticut in the year 2017. The list is comprised of various case types that were tried either in state or federal courts.

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1
Amount:$21,749,041.00
Attorneys:Antonio Ponvert III of Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder PC
Case:Mirlis v. Greer, et al.
Type:Negligent Supervision, School Safety, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Emotional Distress
2
Amount:$15,591,661.00
Attorneys:Jeremy C. Virgil of Zeldes, Needle & Cooper, PC
Case:Estate of Martinez, et al. v. Gonzalez, et al.
Type:Assault and Battery, Negligent Supervision, Wrongful Death
3
Amount:$15,000,000.00
Attorneys:Eric Reinken of The Reinken Law Firm; Michael G. Dowd of Michael G. Dowd, Attorney at Law
Case:Spalter Iino v. Estate of Spalter
Type:Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Emotional Distress, Child Abuse
4
Amount:$6,800,000.00
Attorneys:Ruben Honik of Golomb & Honik, P.C.
Case:Radzik v. Children’s Medical Center, et al.
Type:Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Failure to Inform
5
Amount:$6,413,140.00
Attorneys:Timothy P. Pothin of Faxon Law Group, LLC
Case:Estate of Harrison v. Tyson, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death
6
Amount:$5,775,000.00
Attorneys:Eric P. Smith of Faxon Law Group, LLC
Case:Estate of Ashmore v. Hartford Hospital, et al.
Type:Hospital Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Failure to Treat
7
Amount:$5,550,000.00
Attorneys:Kristan Peters-Hamlin of Peters Hamlin LLC
Case:Barham v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Race Discrimination, Retaliation, Labor & Employment
8
Amount:$4,500,000.00
Attorneys:William J. Ronalter, Robert R. Simpson, Sarah A. Westby of Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Case:Sarin v. Omitted
Type:Dental Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence
9
Amount:$3,604,268.00
Attorneys:Christopher J. Murray of Haymond Law Firm
Case:Sutera v. Natiello, et al.
Type:Construction Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Failure to Maintain, Scaffolding Accident, Failure to Supervise
10
Amount:$2,875,000.00
Attorneys:Robert B. Adelman, Joram Hirsch of Adelman Hirsch & Connors LLP
Case:Estate of M.R.O. v. General Motors
Type:Car Accident, Failure to Warn, Motor Vehicle Accident, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, Emotional Distress
11
Amount:$2,200,000.00
Attorneys:Pamela L. Cameron of Moore, O'Brien & Foti
Case:Mirabilio v. Opticare Eye Health Centers Inc.
Type:Delayed Diagnosis, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Eye Injury
12
Amount:$1,455,843.00
Attorneys:Kenneth M. Rozich, Miguel A. Almodovar of Jacobs & Rozich LLC
Case:Yuille v. Parnoff
Type:Legal Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Conversion, Civil Theft
13
Amount:$1,390,000.00
Attorneys:Kevin C. Ferry, Monique S. Foley of Law Office of Kevin C. Ferry
Case:Andrew v. Christian Youth Fellowship
Type:Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Burn Injury, Negligent Maintenance
14
Amount:$1,022,440.00
Attorneys:Nathan C. Nasser of Ventura Law
Case:Meskill v. Ziko
Type:Assault and Battery, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Emotional Distress
15
Amount:$977,802.97
Attorneys:Joseph Tramuta of Minnella, Tramuta & Edwards LLC; Joseph R. Rossetti of Moore, O'Brien & Foti
Case:Ciarlo v. George
Type:Dangerous Condition, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Fall, Failure to Maintain, Ladder Accident
16
Amount:$750,000.00
Attorneys:Sean Stokes of Riscassi & Davis PC
Case:Doe v. Darazs
Type:Sexual Assault, Emotional Distress
17
Amount:$550,000.00
Attorneys:William S. Palmieri of Law Offices of William S. Palmieri, LLC
Case:Dragon v. The State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Gender Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Race Discrimination, Labor & Employment, Harassment
18
Amount:$500,000.00
Attorneys:Nathan C. Nasser of Ventura Law
Case:Benedict v. Rohn
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
19
Amount:$473,000.00
Attorneys:Jane T. Holler of Holler & Marecki
Case:Lewis v. Oliva, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Property Damage
20
Amount:$436,900.00
Attorneys:Michael J. Reilly of Cicchiello & Cicchiello LLP
Case:Kennedy v. Supreme Forest Products, et al.
Type:Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Labor & Employment

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