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Recent Posts in Connecticut Personal Injury Category

  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • $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 ...
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  • $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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • $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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • $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 ...
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  • $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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • $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. ...
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  • $49,000 Automobile Personal Injury Settlement

    AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT SETTLEMENT The plaintiff was a young women from Waterbury , Connecticut who was operating a Buick Century on Bunker Hill Road in Watertown, Connecticut when the defendant nurse, operating a Subaru Legacy, made a left hand turn into the plaintiff's lane of travel. The defendant failed to keep a proper lookout and failed to yield the right of way to a vehicle that was within an ...
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  • $85,000.00 Automobile Accident Personal Injury Settlement

    Positional Vertigo and Tinnitus Caused by a Double Impact Rear End Collision in Newtown, Connecticut. The plaintiff, a Southbury resident, was rear ended in Newtown, Connecticut on Sugar Street at the intersection of Sugar Street and Sugar Lane. The force of the collision caused the plaintiff to be pushed into a stationary motor vehicle. The defendant, a seventeen year old driving his mother's ...
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  • $65,000.00 Slip and Fall Injury Case Settlement

    Top 100 Connecticut Trial Lawyer Peter Rotatori, III Settles another Private Residence Slip and Fall Knee, Back and Shoulder Premises Liability Case The plaintiff was an Ansonia, New Haven County Connecticut resident who attempted to deliver flower bed fertilizer to the defendant a resident of New Milford, Connecticut. While exiting his pickup truck, the plaintiff slipped and fell on black ice ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • Settlement of $100,000.00 Recovered

    $100,000.00 Automobile policy tendered by Geico after a trial management conference before the Honorable Joseph Pellegrino for a rear end collision case filed in the Waterbury Superior Court. The plaintiff, from Terryville, Connecticut, was a culinary school graduate who operated a coffee house and catering business in Prospect, Connecticut. She was rear ended in Prospect, Connecticut on Scott ...
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  • Connecticut Neck & Back Preexisting Injuries

    A topic that frequently is addressed in a civil personal injury jury trial is the plaintiff's right to full compensation for personal injuries where the plaintiff has a preexisting condition but the condition was not symptomatic at the time the plaintiff was injured. In your typical car accident neck and back injury tort case, the majority of plaintiff's have some form of a preexisting ...
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  • Connecticut Personal Injury Trial Attorney Proper Closing Argument

    Clients often wonder how a closing argument in a personal injury jury trial should be properly delivered by plaintiff's counsel to maximize the full impact of the plaintif's personal injuries, the defendant's liability for those injuries while at the same time insuring that the rules of fundamental fairness to the court, counsel and the parties are followed. It really is not that complicated. The ...
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  • Depositions in Connecticut Personal Injury Cases

    Clients always ask what is the purpose of taking a deposition? In order to understand why in a civil case an attorney representing a party takes a deposition, we must first understand what a deposition is. A deposition is a pretrial procedure. A deposition is taken in front of a court reporter. The court reporter transcribes oral testimony to a written form called a transcript. To be more blunt, ...
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