Connecticut Personal Injury Attorneys

Blog Posts in 2015

  • $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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • $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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • 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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • $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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • $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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • 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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • 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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • $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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • 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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • $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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • Low Back Work Related Injury - $401,000.00 Awarded

    The claimant was a laborer who sustained an L3-L4 work related low back injury which required a lumbar fusion. Post-surgery, the claimant suffered continued significant low back and lower leg pain. He was assigned a 25% impairment to the lumbar spine by his treating physician one year post lumbar fusion. He was released by his neurosurgeon to return for light duty after his fusion. A Functional ...
    Continue Reading
  • $109,400.00 Workers' Compensation Settlement in Danbury

    The Rotatori Law Firm took on a workers’ comp case for a claimant in Danbury, Connecticut. Our client worked at a company in Stamford and was injured while on the job. He suffered a fall at work that resulted in a complex tear of his lateral meniscus. Our client already suffered degenerative arthritis of the knee and eventually required a knee replacement due to the fall. Dr. Sanjay Gupta of the ...
    Continue Reading
  • $75,000 Recovered in Bristol Workers' Comp Case

    Workers’ comp cases can arise in nearly any work place. Even when it seems that your injuries are straightforward, securing compensation can be more difficult than you may expect. That is why it is best to be prepared just in case you have to undergo the process of trying to reach a settlement or bringing a lawsuit forward against and employer. At The Rotatori Law Firm, we cannot stress how ...
    Continue Reading
  • 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 ...
    Continue Reading
  • $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. ...
    Continue Reading
Page 1 of 2



Our Accolades