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

John Carangelo, Administrator of the Estate of James DeRosa and Stuart Anderson v. New Milford Medical Group, LLC and Christian Leonardi, D.O. (New Haven Superior Court—February 8, 2019) In May 2018, James DeRosa, of Sherman, Connecticut,  met with his primary care physician (PCP) and reported a recent history of sharp chest pain on exertion and a “tingling feeling” in his neck. The PCP obtained an electrocardiogram (ECG), which suggested that DeRosa had experienced an acute cardiac event four days earlier—the same time frame in which DeRosa experienced the sharp chest pain and neck tingling. Instead of sending DeRosa straight to an emergency department or appropriate treatment facility for prompt evaluation by a cardiologist, the PCP scheduled a cardiac stress test for the following month. The very next day DeRosa collapsed and died at his home of cardiac arrest.  According to medical experts consulted by Faxon Law Group, DeRosa’s PCP was negligent for not recognizing the urgency of DeRosa’s condition based on his recent cardiac symptoms and the abnormal ECG results, and should have sent him for immediate cardiac evaluation and treatment.  According to those experts, if DeRosa had been evaluated urgently and treated by a cardiology specialist he would be alive today.

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

Super Lawyers Top 50 New England Lawyers

Super Lawyers Top 10 Connecticut Lawyers

Martin Hubbell Peer Review Rated

CLTA Board of Govenors