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.
  • 2019 Total Intake Contacts 707   (as of 11/4)
  • 2019 Total Intakes Declined 594 (as of 11/4)
  • All Intakes Under Investigation 39 (as of 11/4)
  • 2019 Accepted/Filed Cases 19 
  • Total Pending Cases 159 
  • 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 January, 2019


  • Eye Health Professionals’ Failure to Diagnose Glaucoma Causes Blindness in Plaintiff

    Jacques Veillette v. Opticare, et. al. (Waterbury Superior Court—filed November 8, 2018)  Despite continuous eye care and imaging performed by Opticare defendants, our plaintiff began experiencing vision problems and—only after receiving an exam from a different eye doctor—was diagnosed with severe glaucoma. Due to the long delay in his diagnosis, and despite undergoing surgeries to reduce pressure in his eyes, the plaintiff is now legally blind in both eyes. Collectively, the defendants failed their patient in several serious ways: they continuously failed to interpret the plaintiff’s imaging during his regular eye exams, they repeatedly and inaccurately documented his results and measurements, MORE

  • Spinal Injury Due to Negligent Driver

    Sanders v. Ballas (New Haven Superior Court—filed November 16, 2018) Our plaintiff, Carol Sanders, was operating a Honda CRV westward on Route 110 in Monroe on the afternoon of August 31, 2017 when suddenly and without warning the defendant, Jessica Ballas, driving a Hyundai Elantra failed to obey a stop sign and violently struck Sanders in the intersection. Damages caused by the negligence of the defendant driver included injury to Sanders’ cervical spine, neck and right elbow. She also experienced monetary loss for medical expenses, treatment, and therapy and a diminution in her ability to participate in life’s activities.

  • Infant Receives Negligent Care and a Missed Diagnosis at ED

    Evans, et. al. v. The William W. Backus Hospital (New London Superior Court—filed  October 25, 2018) On May 11, 2016, April gave birth to a healthy baby girl. At almost three months of age, the infant, Alydia, spiked a fever and began vomiting. Backus Health Center instructed April to administer over-the-counter meds and to bring the baby to the ED if symptoms worsened and/or fever continued. Just a few hours later, April rushed Alydia to the emergency department at Backus Hospital due to high fever and difficulty breathing. She was seen by numerous personnel, including two emergency physicians. Blood work 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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Past Results

National Board of Trial Advocacy

US News Best Law Firms 2017

Super Lawyers Top 50 New England Lawyers

Super Lawyers Top 10 Connecticut Lawyers

Martin Hubbell Peer Review Rated

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