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 March, 2016


  • Patient sues YNHH after botched surgery

    Deborah Craven vs. Yale New Haven Medical Center, Inc, et al. (New Haven Superior Court – filed March 14, 2016) Plaintiff was forced to undergo two surgeries in the same day after YNHH surgical team failed to operate on the correct body part — removing her 7th rib instead of 8th — and then lied about why they needed to operate again. Surgeons also failed to remove the metal pins that were placed there during the first surgery to help surgeons identify the correct rib. Filing of this case made national news, bringing the ‘I’m Sorry’ medical laws to the MORE

  • Blind Woman Falls Down Stairs Under Care of VA

    Cathleen Moody vs. United States of America (filed in U.S. District Court on March 1, 2016)  In November, 2014, the plaintiff, who was blind, suffered serious injury when she fell down a flight of stairs while attending a church event under the aid of a Veterans Administration (VA) assistance specialist. Failing to eliminate or minimize the risk of falling presented by a hazardous stairway located near an exit, the direct negligence demonstrated by VA staff caused the plaintiff to suffer several painful fractures to her pelvis, spine and sacrum, which required significant medical and surgical care, including surgical pelvic ring MORE

  • Excessive Speed Causes Crash and Bodily Burns

    Savvoulides vs. Taul (Bridgeport Superior Court – filed Feburary 1, 2016) A young woman in her early 20’s was a passenger in defendant’s vehicle when, while traveling at an excessive speed, he lost control of his Nissan GT-R high performance sedan and crashed violently into a patch of vegetation off-road. The victim, seated in the front passenger seat, suffered severe burns and multiple fractures and injuries as a result of blunt force trauma. She was hospitalized and will continue to incur medical expenses while she attempts recovery.

How to Use Case Builder

Case Builder contains two helpful categories: cases we are working on now and our past results. Case Builder is a novel concept. Our web designer said we should have this information fixed in a web page. We disagreed—thinking that just like our practice is always changing the case builder should be an ever-changing description of where we are right now—not last month or a year ago.

Current Cases

Past Results

National Board of Trial Advocacy

US News Best Law Firms 2017

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Super Lawyers Top 50 New England Lawyers

Super Lawyers Top 10 Connecticut Lawyers

Martin Hubbell Peer Review Rated

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