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 627 (as of 8/7)
  • 2017 Intakes Declined 578 (as of 8/7)
  • All Intakes Under Investigation 68 (as of 8/7)
  • 2017 Accepted/Filed Cases 25
  • 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

Felix v. Franklin Medical Group, et. al. (Waterbury Superior Court – filed July 6, 2017) In 2014, defendant-gastroenterologist Dr. Ronald Zlotoff of Franklin Medical Group, P.C. performed a routine screening colonoscopy on Ms. Felix. He found two small polyps and sent pieces of each of them to pathology for examination. Three days later the pathologist reported the presence of pre-cancerous cells in one of the samples, and noted that the specimens were fragmented and could not be evaluated fully. The pathologist recommended removal of the remaining polyp tissues and “close clinical follow up.” Unfortunately, Dr. Zlotoff never informed Ms. Felix of the pathologist’s findings, and did not follow either the pathologist’s specific recommendations or recognized standards of care for his own medical specialty. Instead, he told Ms. Felix to return in three years. Almost two years later Ms. Felix went to the emergency department at St. Mary’s Hospital with sharp abdominal pain. Hospital personnel quickly diagnosed her with colon cancer (at the location of the pre-cancerous cells found in 2014). Significantly, this cancer also had invaded her liver. As a direct result of Dr. Zlotoff’s negligence, Ms. Felix was forced to embark on multiple courses of cancer-related treatments, and now has an extremely poor prognosis. Ms. Felix is seeking compensatory damages from the negligent doctor and his employers for this complete failure to deliver acceptable medical care. Cancer physicians confirm that, had she been treated properly in 2014, her pre-cancerous condition was entirely curable

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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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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

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