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.
  • 2018 Intake Contacts 304 (as of 4/9)
  • 2018 Intakes Declined 273 (as of 4/9)
  • All Intakes Under Investigation 52 (as of 4/9)
  • 2018 Accepted/Filed Cases 8
  • 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
  • Lawsuit Against Archdiocese for Sexual Abuse Of Minor

    John Doe v. Archdiocese of Hartford (Superior Court of Hartford—filed February 13, 2018) Our client was repeatedly sexually abused as a minor child by parish priest, Louis Paturzo, who was employed by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford beginning in 1974, and appointed to Sacred Heart Church in Hartford in 1982. While under direct supervision of the Archdiocese, Paturzo was given unlimited access to children as part of his daily work. Our plaintiff was raised in a devout Catholic family and participated in many youth and church activities, including serving as an altar boy. Over a three-year span, Paturzo sexually MORE

  • Criminals in Sex Trafficking Conspiracy Face Financial Penalties

    Edward Barron, et. al. vs. Bruce Bemer and William Trefzger (Bridgeport Superior Court—January 18, 2018) The brave plaintiffs in this case were among a group of children and very young men repeatedly and horrifically sodomized at the hands of the Bruce Bemer criminal sex trafficking conspiracy—operated by depraved individuals who, over decades, orchestrated a human trafficking conspiracy for their own sexual pleasure and financial gain. Career pedophiles preyed on victims and plied them with narcotics—hand selecting children and seriously mentally ill individuals for attack. They were chosen carefully based on their vulnerability and susceptibility to coercion. Almost immediately, the young MORE

  • Drunk Driver Crosses Center Line; Injures Four

    Qui, et al. vs. Madrid-Cruz (Danbury Superior Court—filed December 12, 2017) Recklessly crossing the center line on Warwick Road in New Fairfield, CT one summer evening, a drunk driver collided with our client’s vehicle, injuring all four passengers in the car. The innocent crime victims were very severely injured, requiring multiple surgeries and extended medical intervention. Their lives were forever altered by the intoxicated defendant and, in addition to significant physical pain and suffering caused by blunt force trauma, they lost the ability to participate in many daily activities they used to enjoy. We will extract punitive damages from the MORE

  • Insurance Company Misconduct and Bad Faith Claim

    Anne Kisver vs. Nationwide Mutual Company (U.S. District Court of CT – filed Oct 12, 2017)  Faxon Law Group is expert in handling insurance company misconduct and bad faith claims. One recent example stems from the case Kisver v. Pfieffer. Pfieffer, an intoxicated Nationwide insured stuck our pedestrian client and caused severe injuries.  FLG obtained a $950,000 judgment for Pfieffer’s negligence that Nationwide has refused to pay, citing nonsensical hyper-technicalities in the insurance policy.  Nationwide has had numerous chances to settle within policy limits prior to our client’s favorable judgment and refused to protect its insured. As a consequence of MORE

  • Army Vet Sues After Abandoned Scalpel Discovered in Abdomen Four Years After Surgery at VA

    Glenford Turner, et. al v. United States of America (filed January 12, 2018 — United District Court of Connecticut) Faxon Law Group filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the United States of America following the disturbing discovery of a scalpel abandoned inside a veteran’s body four years ago at the West Haven VA. On March 29, 2017, Glenford Turner, a 61-year-old United States Army veteran, currently residing in Bridgeport, CT, reported to VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven Campus, for a scheduled MRI after experiencing a recent episode of dizziness and long-term abdominal pains. The imaging study was abruptly halted MORE

  • Substandard Medical Care for Cardiac Patient Leads to Death

    Maria Kielb, et. al. v. Middlesex Cardiology Associates, P.C., et. al (New Haven Superior Court—filed November 20, 2017) The decedent, Frank Kielb, was 65 years old. He was healthy and active, but experienced some chest pain and pressure upon exertion. His primary physician referred him to a cardiologist who administered a nuclear stress test. When performing the exercise portion of the test, Mr. Kielb could not reach his target heart rate. The test continued and the results were markedly abnormal. The cardiologist who supervised this test deviated from acceptable standard of care in a number of ways but most notably she MORE

  • Slip & Fall at Volkswagen

    Zeman, et al. v. 3 Gen, LLC D/B/A Prestige Volkswagen of Stamford (Bridgeport Superior Court—filed November 27, 2017)  Mr. Zeman reported to his local Volkswagen dealership for the purposes of remedying an emissions recall issue resulting from VW’s fraud scandal. While on the premises, he fell on a dangerous slippery surface, sustaining severe injuries. Prestige Volkswagen of Stamford failed to maintain a safe premises and did not protect customers from harm. Mr. Zeman’s injuries required surgical intervention and prolonged rehabilitation.  This is an example of the wide-ranging consequences that can ensue from pervasive corporate greed.  Had Volkswagen not sought to game MORE

  • Driver of Semi-Tractor Trailer Leaves Injured Man in Street to Die

    Gill v. Lorenzo Doke, et. al. (Bridgeport Superior Court—filed July 21, 2017)  The decedent, Ricardo Rose, was sitting in the passenger seat of a semi-tractor trailer stopped at the side of the road when the defendant driver, 36-year-old Lorenzo Doke, began behaving recklessly. As Rose attempted to exit the truck, Doke began to drive away in a highly dangerous manner causing Rose to fall out onto the pavement. The tires of the semi-truck operated by Doke struck, crushed, and mortally wounded Mr. Rose, who was left to die in the street.  Mr. Rose died before an ambulance could reach the MORE

  • Doctor Ignores Colonoscopy Results; Cancer Metastasizes

    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 MORE

  • Product Recall of Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System

    Proudfoot v. Smith & Nephew, Inc. (U.S. District Court—filed July 5, 2017) Product liability lawsuit related to a defective metal-on-metal hip implant. The plaintiff is a middle-aged former police officer who was forced to undergo several revision surgeries due to the failure of hip implants marketed and sold by the defendant, Smith & Nephew, Inc., including the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing (BHR) system.  The plaintiff also suffered from metal poisoning instigated by a build-up of debris in the soft tissue of his body due to the defendant’s defective products.  In 2015, a product recall of the BHR was announced citing high MORE

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Super Lawyers Top 50 New England Lawyers

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Martin Hubbell Peer Review Rated

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