Park v. Norwalk Hospital et al. (Filed in Stamford, April 2013) While at a doctor visit at Norwalk hospital Mr. Park was given a contaminated epidural injection. He was caused to suffer meningitis due to the steroid material being contaminated with bacteria. The hospital is a product seller and as such is strictly liable for injuries caused by contaminated products. Related articles Infections From Tainted Spine Injections Continue to Baffle Investigators Fourth Case of Meningitis at Princeton University Lawsuit: Jefferson County woman says she got meningoencephalitis from steroid injection
Gina Lombardi, as administratrix of the estate of Lamar Liddell, and Gina Lombardi individually v. Luanci Constriction, LLC. et al (Filed in New Haven, April 2013) Construction accident resulting in death after a defective scaffolding collapsed during a home build. http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/middlesex_cty/man-killed-in-middlefield-construction-accident#.UZTu0Mr5X0U Related articles Scaffolder died hours after safety fears raised at Rugby cement works
Farbman v. Urstadt Biddle Properties, Inc (Filed in Stamford May 2013) Pregnant woman hit by car at Cafe Oo La La on Summer Street in Stamford. The driver was attempting to navigate the parking lot and find a space. Due to the configuration of the parking area the customer became very confused and he drove his vehicle through the handicapped spot and onto the unprotected sidewalk striking the plaintiff causing the severe injuries. http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/fairfield_cty/stamford-car-crash-face-summer-street#.UZTp2cr5X0U Related articles Urstadt Biddle Properties Series D Senior Cumulative Preferred Stock Yield Pushes Past 7% How to Secure Your Parking Lot
Lesti Maj ppa Zayliah Meade v Yale New Haven Hospital (Filed in New Haven March 2013) Our client was laboring with her first baby and after many hours asked for a c-section. The doctors ignored her repeated requests and instead attempted a vacuum extraction. The extraction was attempted multiple times and caused skull fractures, brain swelling, and neurological damage. We are very sensitive to bringing cases in the area of birthing because it is often not fair to blame medical staff for the normal risks associated with childbirth. Here however the doctors intervened in such a reckless manner and without regard to the MORE
Mouning et al v. Metro North (Filed New Haven, May 2013): Mouning and his associate were passengers in a car that was struck by a speeding metro north train at a notoriously dangerous crossing in Redding, CT with a partial sight line. The railroad knew the crossing was dangerous for years and claims to have planned to fix it and install control gates for years but never did. Mouning and Redmond were badly injured and two others were killed. Shortly after the strike the gates were installed at the crossing . Related articles Official: Broken Rail Eyed In Conn. Train MORE
Reynolds v. Strugar, M.D. (Filed in New London, February 2013): The plaintiff was undergoing back surgery. The defendant chose not to identify and protect the nerves controlling the feet when he inserted a pedicle screw. The result was very unfortunate. the screw was put right through the nerve causing permanent foot drop. Foot drop is a very debilitating condition that effects every activity involving mobility. Although certainly the doctor did not intend this, it is a fundamental error for which compensation should be paid .
Buemi v. Town of Fair field (Filed January 2013 in Bridgeport): The Town of Fairfield converted a quarry into a recreational area in 1967. A former excavation pit was turned into a lake. Unfortunately over the years 7 people died in the lake because they were unaware that the water level would drop from 1-2 feet to over 30 feet within a few inches. The town developed a plan to warn people of the danger in 1990 but then never implemented the plan. On July 17, 2012, 10 year old Catherine Perez Trujillo died when she walked just a few MORE
Cortes v. 456 Lombard, LLC (Filed February 2013 in New Haven): Despite repeated warnings that the parking lot was dangerous for people walking through it, this landlord refused to make repairs. In February 2011, the plaintiff was badly injured when he stumbled into a deep pothole. He suffered skull raptures and other orthopedic injuries. While people certainly need to be careful where they walk, there is no excuse for landlords to choose not to make basic repairs of clear dangers to their tenants and guests.
Cimato v. Heeks (Filed January 2013 in Bridgeport): The day after Christmas the plaintiff, a musician, was driving with his brother and another friend along the Merritt parkway in Meriden. Suddenly, a car appeared in their lane going the wrong way. The plaintiff suffered catastrophic injuries in this extraordinarily damaging wreck. His brother was sadly killed.
Sechi v. Finn (Filed January 2013 in Stamford): The defendants invited people to their home for a Super Bowl party. Unfortunately, they did not salt or sand the steps leading into their home. Given the plaintiff’s very serious injuries, he was forced to make a claim against the defendant’s liability carrier. The liability career then refused to make good on this claim. This requires us to sue the homeowner directly. We are very hopeful that we can get the insurer to do the right thing here so that the parties can resume their friendship. This case is a reminder to MORE