CT Teen Killed in Car Crash

Practice Area: Wrongful Death

Date: April 15, 2016

Outcome: Policy Limit Settlement

Two CT teens were killed in a car crash after driving down the road at a high rate of speed.  The driver of the first vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree, killing the driver and passenger.  After being told by numerous attorneys that they did not have a case because the second vehicle never struck the…

Woman’s Car Struck at Stop Light Receives $125,000 Settlement

Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident

A woman was stopped at a stop light when she was struck from behind by a distracted driver sustaining injuries to her head, shoulder, and back. Despite prior injuries to the same areas, Attorney Bartlett was able to negotiate a favorable settlement on behalf of the plaintiff. Do you have a similar case? We can…

Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Tractor Trailer on Highway Receives $234,000 Settlement

Practice Area: Wrongful Death

Date: September 30, 2015

Outcome: $234,000 Settlement for Family

A young woman was walking across interstate 91 when she was struck and killed by a passing tractor trailer.  Despite the defendant’s arguments that the plaintiff was highly intoxicated and under the influence of drugs at the time of the accident, and that the tractor trailer driver was unable to avoid the collision due to…

Woman Rear Ended in Stop and Go Traffic Obtains $70,000 Verdict

Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident

Date: August 5, 2015

Outcome: $70,000 Plaintiff Verdict

A woman was struck from behind in stop and go traffic on the Merritt Parkway sustaining injuries to her neck and lower back.  Due to the nature of the collision and the fact that the plaintiff had pre-existing injuries, the defendant insurer refused to provide the plaintiff with a reasonable offer.  Following a two day…

Tenant Who Fractures Her Ankle on Stairway Receives $150,000

Practice Area: Slip and Fall Accident

Date: July 31, 2015

Outcome: $150,000 Plaintiff Settlement

An elderly woman tripped and fell on poorly constructed stairway suffering a bimaleor fracture to her ankle requiring surgery.  Defense counsel argued that the plaintiff was aware of the alleged defect in the stairway due to the fact that she used the stairway on a daily basis for the several years in which she was…

Man Struck by Freezer Door Recovers $60,000

Practice Area: Personal Injury

Date: June 19, 2015

Outcome: $60,000 Recovery for Plaintiff

An elderly man was struck by a freezer door which was improperly attached during its deliver and installation, sustaining injuries to his shoulder and lower back.  The defense disputed the extent of the plaintiff’s injuries and pointed to the plaintiff’s history of multiple work related injuries as the source of his current complaints. For additional…

Bicyclist Struck by Car Receives $74,000

Practice Area: Personal Injury

Date: May 29, 2015

Outcome: $74,000 Settlement

A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle emerging from a gas station, sustaining injuries to his lower back.  Despite a significant history of prior injuries and defense witnesses who testified that the vehicle was moving at less than 5 miles per hour and the defendant was not knocked to the ground, Attorney Bartlett was able to…

Slip and Fall Yields $190,000 Settlement

Practice Area: Slip and Fall Accident

Date: April 21, 2015

Outcome: $190,000 plaintiff settlement

A man who slipped and fell at an area hotel sustaining injuries to his head and neck, and a mild traumatic brain injury with resulting cognitive deficits settled his claims for $190,000.  The hotel and property management company alleged that the fall occurred during an ongoing storm and further disputed the nature and extent of…

Workplace fall results in $105,000 settlement

Practice Area: Slip and Fall Accident

Date: December 18, 2014

Outcome: $105,000 plaintiff settlement

Woman suffers a knee-cap fracture from a workplace fall. The plaintiff was working as a parts washer when she was caused to slip and fall on a wet floor at her workplace. The defendant cleaning company argued that they had posted signs warning of the wet floor and that the plaintiff fell on water she…

Homeless man struck and killed by passing vehicle

Practice Area: Wrongful Death

Date: December 16, 2014

Outcome: Settlement - policy limit

A homeless man was walking across the Berlin Turnpike when he was struck and killed by a passing vehicle.  Despite the fact that the police report exonerated the driver of vehicle, who was a prominent medical professional, and found the homeless man responsible for the accident, through the use of our own accident reconstruction we…