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Physician Responsible for Brain Damage of Two Patients

November 11, 2013 

The families of two women who fell into irreversible comas during childbirth two years apart agreed to settle their medical malpractice claims for $13.2 million and a substantial confidential settlement. Mia House checked into Norwalk Hospital to deliver her first child, but fell into an irreversible coma when anesthesiologist Jay Angeluzzi failed to notice when… Read more >

Auto Accident Victim Covered for Long-Term Medical Needs

November 11, 2013 

Silver Golub & Teitell partners Richard A. Silver and Peter M. Dreyer reached a settlement of $11.8 million on behalf of Rene Villard, whose car was struck by a drunk driver who also tested positive for marijuana and was speeding at the time of the motor vehicle collision.  Mr. Villard suffered significant brain injury and… Read more >

Birth Injury Victim Awarded a Lifetime of Medical Care

November 11, 2013 

Richard A. Silver and Angelo A. Ziotas presented expert testimony that an emergency C-section should take only five minutes and that Dr. Corrine de Cholnoky responded too slowly. Silver Golub & Teitell LLP won a judgment after jury trial of $38.5 million for the client. On April 3, 2003, Elizabeth Oram was admitted to Stamford… Read more >

Ex-Boy Scout Awarded More Than $12 Million in Sex Abuse Case Following Jury Trial

November 11, 2013 

After a hard fought jury case tried by SGT attorneys Paul Slager and Jennifer Goldstein, a Waterbury, CT, jury awarded a former Boy Scout more than $7 million in compensatory damages for the sexual molestation and assault he suffered in the mid-1970s at the hands of a Boy Scout youth leader. The jury found the… Read more >

Faulty Product Design Results in Wrongful Death

November 11, 2013 

A 21-year-old man suffocated while sleeping in a bivy sack on a camping trip. The bivy sack, which resembles a sleeping bag, was dangerously designed to encourage the user to close it completely but, once closed, it posed a suffocation hazard. Settlement of $2 million and bivy sack product was removed from sale throughout the… Read more >

Federal District Court Judge Adds $44 Million in Punitive Damages & Interest in First Smokers Case To Come to Trial in New England

November 11, 2013 

Updated December 14, 2018 A Federal District Court judge has added more than $44 in million in punitive damages and interest against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in the case of an injured Connecticut smoker, Barbara Izzarelli, formerly of Norwich, CT. Federal District Court Judge Stefan Underhill awarded Ms. Izzarelli $8 million in punitive damages and… Read more >