Top 20 Settlements in Connecticut in 2017

Top 20 Settlements in Connecticut in 2017We are pleased to present to you the list of top 20 settlements obtained in Connecticut in the year 2017. The list is comprised of various case types that were filed either in state or federal courts.

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Important: While we strive to achieve maximum accuracy and completeness of our lists, we cannot guarantee either at 100%. If you believe another settlement should be on this list, please contact us today.

1
Amount:$30,000,000.00
Attorneys:John B. Daukas, Michael K. Murray, Barry C. Hawkins of Goodwin Procter LLP
Case:Wheelabrator v. City of Bridgeport
Type:Tax Assessment Appeals
2
Amount:$23,000,000.00
Attorneys:David S. Golub of Silver Golub & Teitell LLP
Case:Cimarelli-Sanchez v. City of Milford, et al.
Type:Murder, Negligent Supervision, School Safety, Wrongful Death
3
Amount:$7,500,000.00
Attorneys:Bruce L. Elstein, Henry Elstein of Goldman Gruder & Woods, LLC; Patrick V. Dahlstrom of Pomerantz LLP
Case:Perez,et al. v. Higher One Holdings Inc., et al.
Type:Class Action, Securities Fraud
4
Amount:$6,650,000.00
Attorneys:Frank C. Corso of Corso Law, LLC; Frank A. Manfredi of Cotter, Greenfield, Manfredi, and Lenes, PC
Case:Badger v. City of Stamford, et al.
Type:Due Process Violation
5
Amount:$5,300,000.00
Attorneys:Michael A. D'Amico of D’Amico & Pettinicchi, LLC
Case:Westervelt v. Milardo
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death
6
Amount:$5,000,000.00
Attorneys:Richard D. Emery of Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP; Jonathan P. Whitcomb of Diserio Martin O'Connor & Castiglioni LLP
Case:Estates of Badger v. Borsina, et al.
Type:Dangerous Condition, Wrongful Death, Contractor Negligence
7
Amount:$2,900,000.00
Attorneys:Keith V. Trantolo of Trantolo & Trantolo, LLC
Case:Mansfield v. Dudley, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Wrongful Death
8
Amount:$2,650,000.00
Attorneys:Kelly E. Reardon of The Reardon Law Firm, P.C.
Case:Wheelis v. Backus Corp., et al.
Type:Failure to Diagnose, Medical Malpractice, Professional Negligence, Wrongful Death, Medication Error
9
Amount:$2,320,000.00
Attorneys:Robert I. Reardon, Jr., of The Reardon Law Firm, P.C.
Case:Amato v. The Point O’woods Assoc. Inc., et al.
Type:Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Negligent Hiring, Negligent Training
10
Amount:$2,100,000.00
Attorneys:Jonathan Perkins of Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers
Case:Rodrigues v. Town of Fairfield, et al.
Type:Bicycle Accident, Dangerous Condition, Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Negligent Maintenance
11
Amount:$2,000,000.00
Attorneys:Ron Etemi of Trantolo & Trantolo, LLC
Case:Schnaufer v. Knudsen
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
12
Amount:$1,500,000.00
Attorneys:Kim A. S. Sudnick of Haymond Law Firm
Case:Teubner v. Vagt
Type:Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
13
Amount:$1,450,000.00
Attorneys:Robert I. Reardon, Jr., Kelly E. Reardon, Joseph M. Barnes of The Reardon Law Firm, P.C.
Case:Bettencourt v. Estate of Jones
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
14
Amount:$1,325,000.00
Attorneys:Dale P. Faulkner, Kara M. Burgarella of Faulkner & Graves
Case:Formica, et al. v. Key Human Services Inc.
Type:Assault and Battery, Negligent Supervision, Personal Injury, Inadequate Security, Emotional Distress, Negligent Training
15
Amount:$1,300,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph R. Rossetti of Moore, O'Brien & Foti
Case:Cipriano v. Wilson, et al.
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Brain Injury
16
Amount:$1,200,000.00
Attorneys:Donald Papcsy, Jessica Kordas of Papcsy Janosov Roche
Case:Estate of Minor v. Clyde W. Tinnen
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Wrongful Death
17
Amount:$1,000,000.00
Attorneys:Joseph M. Barnes of The Reardon Law Firm, P.C.
Case:Dykeman v. Olender
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident
18
Amount:$885,000.00
Attorneys:Jon L. Schoenhorn of Jon L. Schoenhorn & Associates, LLC
Case:Harris v. O’hare, et al.
Type:Civil Rights Violation, Conversion, Emotional Distress, Police Brutality, Unreasonable Search and Seizure, Trespass
19
Amount:$880,000.00
Attorneys:Robert I. Reardon, Jr., Kelly E. Reardon of The Reardon Law Firm, P.C.
Case:Cantler v. City of New London
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury
20
Amount:$850,000.00
Attorneys:John J. Houlihan, Jr. of Riscassi & Davis PC
Case:Devaux v. Kendall
Type:Car Accident, Motor Vehicle Accident, Pedestrian Accident, Personal Injury, Work Accident, Brain Injury

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