Connecticut Personal Injury Attorneys

Latest Blog Posts By Category

  • Animal Injury Liability

    The latest posts for Animal Injury Liability are listed below.
    • Connecticut Pit Bull Dog Bite Settlement

      It happends all too often. A defendant is negligent, gets a letter from the injured plaintiff's attorney or law suit papers and fails to notify his insurance liability carrier. The net result is a compounded civil legal problem. This happpened in a recent dog bite case that we settled. We settled the case for a substantial sum of money after filing a civil lawsuit against the dog owner and keeper ...
    • Horse Owner and Keeper Personal Injury Liability

      At common law, an owner, keeper or harborer of a domestic animal owed a duty of reasonable care to others. The duty arose once the individual exercising control over the animal knew of the animals vicious propensity. In Connecticut, before liability would attach from an injurious action of a domestic animal, the owner or keeper would have to have specific notice of at least one other incident of ...

    Car Accidents

    The latest posts for Car Accidents are listed below.
    • Connecticut Uninsured Motorist Automobile Step Down Coverage

      It happends all too often. A new client comes into the office after being negligently struck by a motor vehicle operator who fails to carry any automobile insurance coverage. Recently, The Rotatori Law Firm settled an uninsured motorist case where our client was paid the full minimum uninsured motorist policy limits of $20,000.00. The client was a pleasant elderly women from Woodbury, Connecticut. ...
    • Torrington CT Car Accident Neck & Back Injury Lawyer Blog

      The Rotatori Law Firm successfully resolved another cervical spine and low back strain sprain soft tissue car accident personal injury case after filing a lawsuit in the Litchfield Connecticut Superior Court. The injured plaintiff was a culinary school graduate from Torrington, Connecticut. The defendant, who lived in Stafford Spring, Connecticut, made a left hand turn into the plaintiff's lane of ...
    • Are You Negligent When You Fail To Follow Your Automobile Service Manual ?

      When was the last time you brought your motor vehicle in for service at the dealership where you bought your car ? Did the Connecticut auto repair service manager ask you if you wanted the standard service maintenance work performed for the noted mileage on your automobile? Did you decline to follow the vehicle's maintenance schedule ? Did you tell the automobile technician to just "change the ...

    Car Accidents and DUI

    The latest posts for Car Accidents and DUI are listed below.
    • $50,000.00 Neck, Low Back and Headache DUI Rear End Collision Settlement

      The plaintiff banker, from Prospect, Connecticut, was rear ended by a drunk driver in Waterbury. The drunk driver had a blood alcohol reading three times the legal limit. The rear end motor vehicle collision resulted in personal injuries to the plaintiffs head, cervical spine and low back. The plaintiff reported immediate neck and back pain to the investigating police officer. The plaintiff ...
    • Southbury Rear End Automobile Collision Settles for $89,000.00

      The plaintiff, a resident of Southbury, was rear ended on Route 188 while stopped for a school bus by a Southbury owner/operator defendant. The negligent defendant failed to keep a proper lookout and failed to keep his automobile under proper control. The plaintiff, a Southbury Training School employee, suffered cervical strain, lumbar strain and positional vertigo. The plaintiff had difficulty ...
    • $45,000.00 Soft Tissue Settlement for a Drunk Driver Head on Collision

      The plaintiff, a Watertown, Connecticut resident, was a passenger in a motor vehicle operated by her son on Park Road in Waterbury , Connecticut. The defendant attempted to leave the parking lot of "The Hills" restaurant and drove into the plaintiff's proper lane of travel striking the automobile that the plaintiff passenger was in head on. The defendant was intoxicated with BAC test results which ...

    Child Personal Injury Law

    The latest posts for Child Personal Injury Law are listed below.
    • CHILDREN & CHANGING CONNECTICUT'S NEGLIGENCE STATUTE of LIMITATION

      The Connecticut Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to address Senate Bill 1028 which is "An Act Concerning the Tolling of the Statute of Limitations for a Negligence Action Brought by a Minor". Connecticut is the only state in the country that does not allow some form of tolling for minors injured by the negligence of others. The majority of states allow minors to bring cases after the age of ...
    • Connecticut Child Infant Car Seats

      With my expected new born scheduled to arrive at the end of October, I had the good fortune of having to install my first infant-only car seat. As a seasoned Connecticut "car" accident lawyer, I took it upon myself to inspect a variety of brands. These car seat brands included a Britax, a Chicco and a Graco. This blog is sounding like an automobile liability insurance commercial! Never the less, I ...

    Connecticut Personal Injury

    The latest posts for Connecticut Personal Injury are listed below.
    • Meeting Your Personal Injury Lawyer For The First Time

      You have never been in an accident before, and now you have just suffered a myriad of personal injuries because someone else was negligent in Connecticut. Your personal injuries may flow from an automobile "car" accident , a "slip and fall," a defective product, work related accident or possibly healthcare negligence to say the least. Well, what do you do? It's not that complicated an answer. You ...
    • Southbury Rear End Automobile Collision Settles for $89,000.00

      The plaintiff, a resident of Southbury, was rear ended on Route 188 while stopped for a school bus by a Southbury owner/operator defendant. The negligent defendant failed to keep a proper lookout and failed to keep his automobile under proper control. The plaintiff, a Southbury Training School employee, suffered cervical strain, lumbar strain and positional vertigo. The plaintiff had difficulty ...
    • $45,000.00 Soft Tissue Settlement for a Drunk Driver Head on Collision

      The plaintiff, a Watertown, Connecticut resident, was a passenger in a motor vehicle operated by her son on Park Road in Waterbury , Connecticut. The defendant attempted to leave the parking lot of "The Hills" restaurant and drove into the plaintiff's proper lane of travel striking the automobile that the plaintiff passenger was in head on. The defendant was intoxicated with BAC test results which ...

    Construction Accidents

    The latest posts for Construction Accidents are listed below.
    • Construction Accident Case - $300,000.00

      Construction Accident Attorney Peter Rotatori, Ill Successfully Resolves an OSHA Excavation Trench Liability Fall Case For in Excess of $300,000.00 Plus a Full Substantial Employer Workers' Compensation Subrogation Lien Waiver. The plaintiff was an experienced excavator and heavy equipment operator from Newtown, Connecticut. He was employed by a construction company constructing an addition to an ...

    Dental Malpractice

    The latest posts for Dental Malpractice are listed below.
    • Dental Malpractice Case Settlement

      The Rotatori Law Firm settled in the summer of 2012 a dental malpractice case on behalf of a plaintiff injured by a dental drill used by a general dentist. The general dentist was attempting to excavate the plaintiff's molar at or about the time of the clients injury. The Rotatori Law Firm law firm hired an experienced and well educated general dental expert engaged in private practice in Hartford ...

    Dog Bites

    The latest posts for Dog Bites are listed below.
    • Dog Bite Attack - $45,000.00 Settlement

      The plaintiff, a health care professional, was a resident of Beacon Falls, Connecticut. She was attacked and bitten twice while jogging on her street by a neighbors' Dalmatian/Hound mix. The attack happened within her residential neighborhood in front of the defendant's residence. The injury resulted in puncture wounds leaving significant contour depression and reduced pigmentation to the back of ...

    Firm News

    The latest posts for Firm News are listed below.
    • The Rotatori Law Firm Opens a New Stamford Location

      Personal Injury Attorneys Representing Connecticut Clients The Rotatori Law Firm has been in practice for over 50 years. As our Connecticut personal injury firm continues to grow, we are ever looking to serve our clients better. One way we do this is by offering convenient and strategic office locations, such as our new location in Stamford, Connecticut! Join us in welcoming our practice to the ...
    • Attorney Peter Rotatori Admitted to the AATA

      Connecticut personal injury attorney, Peter Rotatori, III has recently been admitted to the American Academy of Trial Attorneys. He is being recognized for his representation and legal advocacy for a wide range of personal injury cases, including car accidents, workers' compensation, and civil personal law injury. He has demonstrated committment to his clients and delivered countless positive ...
    • Connecticut Workers' Comp $710,000.00 RSD Master Arm Award

      I was standing in line in the bank the other day. I heard a teller ridicule another co-worker for filing a Connecticut workers' compensation claim for falling on bank property. I heard the usual negative comments: this was an accident, how dare he file a claim, he's lucky he has a job and his injury isn't that serious. I immediately thought about the old proverb that "ignorance is bliss". I then ...

    Liens in Personal Injury Cases

    The latest posts for Liens in Personal Injury Cases are listed below.
    • Connecticut Personal Injury Attorney Hold Harmless & Indemnification Release Language

      So you have been diligently prosecuting your client's personal injury case for many years. After doing your due diligence as a practicing personal injury attorney , you have worked out a six figure settlement with the defendant's counsel after many depositions, pre-trials, status conferences, a trial management conference or maybe the start of trial. In fact, you probably have reported the case as ...
    • Connecticut Workers' Compensation Third Party Employer Liens

      When an injured worker in a Connecticut work related accident asserts a civil third party claim against a wrongdoer / tortfeasor, the employer through its insurance carrier has a right to be paid back for the indemnity and medical compensation benefits paid under Connecticut General Statute 31-293. A battle between the employer and the employee that has arisen for many years has been whether the ...

    Negligence

    The latest posts for Negligence are listed below.
    • $45,000.00 Soft Tissue Settlement for a Drunk Driver Head on Collision

      The plaintiff, a Watertown, Connecticut resident, was a passenger in a motor vehicle operated by her son on Park Road in Waterbury , Connecticut. The defendant attempted to leave the parking lot of "The Hills" restaurant and drove into the plaintiff's proper lane of travel striking the automobile that the plaintiff passenger was in head on. The defendant was intoxicated with BAC test results which ...
    • $100,000.00 Full Liability Policy Settlement for a Head on Collision with a Drunk Driver

      The plaintiff was seventeen years of age from Watertown, Connecticut. He was hit head on by a drunk driver who had been drinking at "The Hills" restaurant on Park Road in Waterbury , Connecticut. His frontal air bags to his mother's Honda Pilot were deployed. The defendant was a young woman from Wolcott, Connecticut who had been drinking at a Christmas party. She was operating a motor vehicle ...
    • Dog Bite Attack - $45,000.00 Settlement

      The plaintiff, a health care professional, was a resident of Beacon Falls, Connecticut. She was attacked and bitten twice while jogging on her street by a neighbors' Dalmatian/Hound mix. The attack happened within her residential neighborhood in front of the defendant's residence. The injury resulted in puncture wounds leaving significant contour depression and reduced pigmentation to the back of ...

    Nursing Home Negligence

    The latest posts for Nursing Home Negligence are listed below.
    • $149,000.00 Settlement at Mediation for a Nursing Home Fall After Suit

      The plaintiff was a medical records assistant who required a knee replacement. After hospitalization for her knee replacement surgery, the plaintiff required skilled nursing home care for rehabilitation. Upon admission to the nursing home, the plaintiff was left on the side of her bed and asked to sign some admissions papers. Immediately prior to nursing home admission, the plaintiff was medicated ...

    Pedestrian Accidents & Injuries

    The latest posts for Pedestrian Accidents & Injuries are listed below.
    • Proving a Connecticut Dram Shop Claim Against a Liquor Establishment Requires Proof of a Bar Patron's Visible Intoxication

      A dram shop claim in Connecticut is a suit against a seller of alcohol to an intoxicated person where the purchaser in consequence of intoxication injures a third parties property or causes personal injury. The specific dram shop statute is Connecticut General Statute 30 - 102. The Connecticut legislature has by statute capped the exposure of a restaurant, bar or liquor establishment at ...
    • $225,000.00 Underinsured Motorist Settlement

      The plaintiff, a physical therapist, was a resident of Watertown who was shopping within the Southbury Plaza in Southbury, Connecticut. While talking to a friend within a designated crossing area, she was struck on her right lower extremity by a car operated by a women from Heritage Village. She suffered neck pain, right arm pain, low back pain, headaches and bruising to her right lower extremity. ...
    • Pedestrian Slip & Falls From Driveway Speed Bumps

      How many times have you driven into a Connecticut parking lot at a public office building, office park, school, strip mall or luxury resort hotel and had to negotiate a speed bump? Have you ever considered that the speed bump that you recently drove over may be classified as a defect in the world of Connecticut premises liability law ? Designing and installing a speed bump requires a utility ...

    Personal Injury Settlements and Judgements

    The latest posts for Personal Injury Settlements and Judgements are listed below.
    • $50,000.00 Neck, Low Back and Headache DUI Rear End Collision Settlement

      The plaintiff banker, from Prospect, Connecticut, was rear ended by a drunk driver in Waterbury. The drunk driver had a blood alcohol reading three times the legal limit. The rear end motor vehicle collision resulted in personal injuries to the plaintiffs head, cervical spine and low back. The plaintiff reported immediate neck and back pain to the investigating police officer. The plaintiff ...
    • Southbury Rear End Automobile Collision Settles for $89,000.00

      The plaintiff, a resident of Southbury, was rear ended on Route 188 while stopped for a school bus by a Southbury owner/operator defendant. The negligent defendant failed to keep a proper lookout and failed to keep his automobile under proper control. The plaintiff, a Southbury Training School employee, suffered cervical strain, lumbar strain and positional vertigo. The plaintiff had difficulty ...
    • $45,000.00 Soft Tissue Settlement for a Drunk Driver Head on Collision

      The plaintiff, a Watertown, Connecticut resident, was a passenger in a motor vehicle operated by her son on Park Road in Waterbury , Connecticut. The defendant attempted to leave the parking lot of "The Hills" restaurant and drove into the plaintiff's proper lane of travel striking the automobile that the plaintiff passenger was in head on. The defendant was intoxicated with BAC test results which ...

    Premises Liability

    The latest posts for Premises Liability are listed below.
    • $80,000.00 Private School Playground Right Arm Injury Settlement

      The plaintiff child, from Waterbury, Connecticut, was attending private school when he was using a play scape during recess. The plaintiff fell off the playscape fracturing his right arm. The thrust of the plaintiff minor's case was that the play scape did not have an adequate supply of protective ground surfacing. The plaintiff hired a certified playground expert. The plaintiff had surgery ...
    • $115,000.00 Knee Injury Stipulated Judgment

      The claimant, from Watertown, Connecticut, injured his knee when he slipped on a wet floor at work while working for United Health Group. He required multiple arthroscopic knee surgeries, pain medication and Synvisc injections. He also had significant preexisting degeneration of the knee and prior knee surgery before his work related accident . His treating physician refused to rate him for ...
    • Super Market Slip and Fall - $49,000.00 Settlement

      The Rotatori Law Firm recently took on an injury case involving a slip and fall in front of a super market in Brookfield, CT. The plaintiff was a resident of Roxbury, Connecticut who attempted to go grocery shopping at the Brookfield, Connecticut Shop Rite Supermarket. Upon attempting to enter the store, the plaintiff fell on the sidewalk over a dislodged piece of wood that was supposedly at one ...

    Product Liability

    The latest posts for Product Liability are listed below.
    • The Exploding Log Caddy Wheel Product Liability Case

      Why do we really bring product liability injury claims? Most plaintiffs want to be financially compensated for personal injuries caused by a product retailer or manufacturer "seller" of a dangerous and defective product. Payment of money damages by an insurance company for ensuing liability is how our system of justice works. How many of us really care about safety in the world we live in? Where ...

    State of Connecticut Motor Vehicle Negligence Liability

    The latest posts for State of Connecticut Motor Vehicle Negligence Liability are listed below.
    • $75,000.00 Rear End Collision Cervical Injury and Headache Settlement

      The plaintiff, from Naugatuck, Connecticut was rear ended in Shelton, Connecticut at a stop sign by a defendant who failed to keep a proper lookout for other motor vehicles. The plaintiff was a 32 year old landscaper and soccer player. The plaintiff suffered post traumatic headaches, dizziness, cervical strain, thoracic strain and low back strain causally related to his motor vehicle accident. The ...
    • $100,000.00 Rear End Collision Settlement at Mediation

      The plaintiff, a resident of Woodbury, Connecticut, was a Chief Financial Marketing Officer for an international company with its home office in New York City. She was rear ended in Bethel, Connecticut on Interstate 84 by a Newtown, Connecticut defendant. The plaintiff suffered vertigo, a concussion without loss of consciousness, headaches, neck strain and low back strain. She also had prior low ...
    • Proving a Connecticut Dram Shop Claim Against a Liquor Establishment Requires Proof of a Bar Patron's Visible Intoxication

      A dram shop claim in Connecticut is a suit against a seller of alcohol to an intoxicated person where the purchaser in consequence of intoxication injures a third parties property or causes personal injury. The specific dram shop statute is Connecticut General Statute 30 - 102. The Connecticut legislature has by statute capped the exposure of a restaurant, bar or liquor establishment at ...

    Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage

    The latest posts for Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage are listed below.
    • $100,000.00 Full Liability Policy Settlement for a Head on Collision with a Drunk Driver

      The plaintiff was seventeen years of age from Watertown, Connecticut. He was hit head on by a drunk driver who had been drinking at "The Hills" restaurant on Park Road in Waterbury , Connecticut. His frontal air bags to his mother's Honda Pilot were deployed. The defendant was a young woman from Wolcott, Connecticut who had been drinking at a Christmas party. She was operating a motor vehicle ...
    • Waterbury, CT Underinsured Motorist Automobile Accident Injury Settlement

      The plaintiff was a medical student at New York Medical College. She was a passenger in a motor vehicle owned and operated by her friend which was rear ended at the intersection of Scott Road and Plank Road in the City of Waterbury. The defendant, from Waterbury, told the investigating police officer that her shoe slipped off causing her to lose control of her motor vehicle. In essence, the ...
    • Wrongful Disclaimer of Liability Insurance Triggers Uninsured Motorist Settlement

      A $35,000.00 uninsured motorist case was settled with Hanover Insurance Company on behalf of the plaintiff, an HVAC employee of Western Connecticut State University. The plaintiff, a resident of Wolcott, Connecticut, was driving east bound on Interstate 84 in Middlebury, Connecticut between exit 16 and 17, when the right rear wheel from a vehicle driven by a New Jersey defendant came off. The ...

    Workers' Compensation

    The latest posts for Workers' Compensation are listed below.
    • $79,000.00 Workers' Compensation Right Arm Injury Settlement

      The claimant, a resident of West Hartford, was a nurse at a dialysis clinic in Farmington, Connecticut. While assisting a patient from a dialysis chair, she sustained a rotator cuff tear and biceps tendon tear to her master arm. She had rotator cuff surgery performed at the UConn Health Center in Farmington, Connecticut. She was assigned permanent light duty work restrictions by her Farmington, ...
    • $81,000.00 Workers' Compensation Left Index Finger and Elbow Injury Settlement

      The claimant, a resident of Waterbury, was cutting wood on a table saw while working for the Respondent, a company with its home office in Plainville, Connecticut. In the process of performing his job, the claimant slipped on petroleum and cut a digit off of his index finger. He also struck his left elbow on the table saw. In addition to suffering a partial amputation of his index finger, he ...
    • $146,300.00 Neck & Shoulder Workers' Compensation Settlement

      The claimant, a maintenance man from Waterbury, Connecticut, injured his cervical spine and shoulder while moving a three hundred pound snow blower for Meyers Supply in Naugatuck, Connecticut. In the process of moving the snow blower he herniated a disc in his cervical spine and tore the rotator cuff at the shoulder. He was treated by neurosurgeon Dr. Alan Waitze of NOSS who performed a single ...
Page 0 of Infinity

Our Accolades