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

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 failure rates. In addition to debilitating pain and other complications caused by the defendant’s products, our client can no longer pursue his career as a police officer or participate in the active life he previously enjoyed.

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