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.
  • Intakes Under Review 45 
  • Referred Cases from other lawyers state and nationwide 94%
  • Median Time First Contact to Decline 14 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 July, 2017

  • Communication Failure Results in Patient’s Fatal Cancer

    Felix v. Franklin Medical Group, et. al. (Waterbury Superior Court – filed July 6, 2017) In 2014, a gastroenterologist 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, the healthcare system never informed Ms. Felix of the pathologist’s findings and recommendation. Almost two 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

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