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 May, 2016


  • Cyclist Killed by Driver Attempting Unsafe Pass

    Mack vs. Altieri (New Haven Superior Court – filed May 19, 2016) Eighty-one year old William Mack, an energetic, long-time resident of Guilford, was enjoying his daily bike ride on Boston Post Road when he was sideswiped by the defendant, Gertrude Altieri, operating a Volkswagen Beetle. Altieri attempted to pass the bike too closely and dragged him down the side of the car. The Legislature recently passed a statute to protect cyclists requiring that drivers provide bikers at least 3 feet for safe passage. Altieri violated this statute and there were horrific consequences. Mack was immediately transported to Yale New MORE

  • Driver Failing to Stop Runs Over Pedestrian

    Mitchell vs. Cohen (New Haven Superior Court—filed April 15, 2016) Plaintiff was crossing a residential street in Madison when the defendant ran through a stop sign. Failing to come to a complete stop — or even activate her horn in time — the driver forcefully struck the victim, causing multiple injuries including, but not limited to, bodily fractures, a concussion, and a dislocated shoulder. As a result of the defendant’s negligence, the plaintiff has suffered a great deal of pain and disability as well as extensive and ongoing medical expenses.

  • Client Suffers Loss Due to Doctor’s Failure to Diagnose

    Lumley vs. Jutkowitz, M.D. (Bridgeport Superior Court—filed May 4, 2016) For more than a year, the plaintiff was under the defendant’s medical care for pain in her left ankle.  At her very first visit, the defendant ordered imaging studies that were read as abnormal and a radiologist recommended a follow up imaging study if symptoms persisted. Despite the plaintiff contacting the defendant’s office numerous times over the next several weeks and months complaining of increased pain and swelling in her left ankle and calf, the defendant doctor ordered no further studies, despite the orders of the radiologist. Several months later, MORE

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.

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