Case Stats

  • This gives referring lawyers and the outside world the exact same information we use in-house for quality control. Intakes need to be accepted / declined and cases need to be resolved! Justice delayed is justice denied.
  • 2017 Intake Contacts 829 (as of 10/2)
  • 2017 Intakes Declined 730 (as of 10/2)
  • All Intakes Under Investigation 71 (as of 10/2)
  • 2017 Accepted/Filed Cases 28
  • Total Pending Cases 170
  • Referred Cases from other lawyers state and nationwide 94%
  • Median Time First Contact to Decline 25 days (most cases are reviewed w/ an indication of merit within 72 hours)
  • Median Time First Contact to Accepted/Filed Cases 9 weeks
  • Median Time Case Filing to Resolution 1.8 years

archive for October, 2013


  • Tainted Mushrooms Almost Kill a Man

    Montaudy v. Stop & Shop, (JD of New Haven – filed Oct. 18, 2013) A Milford man became extremely sick after consuming morel mushrooms purchased at his local Stop & Shop. The plaintiff prepared a sauce with the mushrooms and soon after fell violently ill and lapsed into a coma before waking up in the hospital days later with kidney failure and damage to his internal organs. The mushrooms were found to be contaminated with a bacterium that causes  serious injury and even death when consumed.  The plaintiff is left with severely compromised kidneys and other residual impacts.

  • Degrease the Lot or Pay for the Harm

    Castros v. Vukson, (JD of Stamford – filed October 10, 2013) The plaintiff has gone through extensive back and neck surgeries since a very damaging fall in a parking lot owned by the defendant. The parking area where this occurred had a combination of slick surface and large cracks that made it particularly dangerous for people carrying heavy items. The surface was slick because of years of accumulated oil and grease. The lot is right outside an auto parts store and standard practice is to periodically lay down a degreaser. This was never done.  While carrying supplies from the store, MORE

  • Crash into Snow Plow Leaves Passenger Badly Injured

    Orbon v. Amrani, (JD of New Haven – filed Aug. 9, 2013) The plaintiff was badly injured during a snow storm when the driver of the car he was in ran headlong into a public works truck.  He had fractures that required surgery, and fixation devices. He is left with permanent disabilities.

  • Young Woman Suffers Locked In Syndrome After Being Repeatedly Ignored By Hospital Staff

    Bedell v. Waterbury Hospital, et al (Filed October 3, 2013)(Waterbury Superior Court): A young woman reported to the defendant hospital on three different occasions over a 2 day period. Each time she complained of severe headache pain and stroke like symptoms. Despite having a family history of pulmonary embolisms and on birth control pills, the hospital reassured her and her family that she was fine. She ultimately suffered an embolic stroke and is unable to move any part of her body. She now lives in a nursing home and is cared for by her family. She can move only her eyes MORE

  • Passengers Injured When Metro North Train Derails

    Several Plaintiffs v. Metro North (Filed May-September 2013)(Federal Court CT): The NTSB is currently investigating this crash. Our early investigation shows that the track was loose in the vicinity of the Bridgeport station. In fact, we have identified two witnesses who experienced a near derailment at same section of track 1 week before. This has not been disclosed by Metro North. The crash cause several injuries. We represent six of the plaintiffs so injured. Related articles In rough year, NYC-area rail has high on-time rate Metro-North Promises More New Haven Line Trains, a Credit Program, and an Investigation Electrical Outage MORE

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