Trofatter, Kirk v. D & D Builders, LLC

Practice Area: Personal Injury

Date: February 8, 2018

Outcome: $375,000 Settlement

Resident injured after falling through a faulty fire escape at a 60 unit apartment complex in East Haven.  Mr. Kirk Trofatter broke his kneecap, upper leg, and left shoulder. The defense argued that Mr. Trofatter shouldn’t have been on the fire escape, but during the property owner’s deposition by Attorney Bartlett, the owner said he…

Emmanual R. v. Oracle Lounge

Practice Area: Personal Injury

Date: May 1, 2013

Outcome: $449,000 Plaintiff's Verdict

 $449,000 judgment for a bar patron who suffered a head injury when assaulted at a New Haven night club.  Bartlett Legal Group has handled many cases related to alcohol related injuries.  They have taken cases of this type through the Appellate Court and were successful before the Supreme Court. For more information about alcohol related…

Seven year old child sexually abused 40 years ago awarded $3,188,803

Practice Area: Child Abuse

Date: June 20, 2014

Outcome: Plaintiff's Verdict of $2,750,000

Dawn Andalora v. Joseph Falanga 6/20/2014 A Willimantic, CT jury awarded Dawn Andalora $2.75 million dollars for sexual abuse she alleges she suffered at the hands of her mother’s boyfriend between 1974 and 1981.  Almost all medical records were unavailable.  Ms. Andalora feels vindication that it wasn’t her fault. 11/05/2014 Judge Harry E Calmar issued…

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…

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…

Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Tractor Trailer on Highway. Estate 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 other…

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…

Colleen B. v. 1-3 Long Wharf Drive

Practice Area: Personal Injury

Date: November 8, 2012

Outcome: $520,000 plainitff's verdict

Personal Injury – slip wins $520,000 verdict for woman who suffered an ankle sprain and injuries to her lower back which required surgery after stepping in a depression in a parking lot. For more information on personal injury cases please click here.

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…

$1,000,000 Judgment for Plaintiff in Boy Scout Sexual Abuse Case

Practice Area: Child Abuse

John Roe #1 v. Boy Scouts of America, et al. – $1,000,000 judgment obtained against a Boy Scout scoutmaster on behalf of a young boy who suffered sexual abuse at scouting events and at a local Boy Scout camp.  Bartlett Legal Group is nationally recognized for their work related to Boy Scout sexual abuse cases….

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…

Failure to Diagnose Detached Retina results in Confidential Settlement

Practice Area: Medical Malpractice

Date: November 1, 2014

Outcome: confidential settlement

Plaintiff presented to a neuro-ophthalmologist after experiencing a partial loss of vision in his right eye.  He was examined and discharged after being told that his loss of vision was permanent and that no corrective action could be taken. Several months later, plaintiff began experiencing a distortion of his field of vision and was referred to…

Lacerated Thumb results in $50,000 settlement.

Practice Area: Personal Injury

Date: November 3, 2014

Outcome: Parties settle at $50,000

Plaintiff lacerated his right thumb when removing a light fixture. Defendants argued that warnings on packaging required the use of gloves when handling the light fixture, but we countered arguing that the pictures accompanying the warnings showed a person handling the fixture without gloves. Following extended negotiations, the parties reached a settlement of $50,000. For…

Disputed liability car accident results in $115,000 Plaintiff’s Verdict

Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident

Date: September 10, 2014

Outcome: Jury Verdict for the Plaintiff $115,000

Cintya Sandi-Torres v. Rong Lou, et al – Plaintiff suffered injuries to her neck and lower back following a motor vehicle accident wherein her vehicle was struck by another vehicle making a left hand turn in front of her. Although the defendant’s disputed liability and argued that the plaintiff’s injuries were worth only a few…

CT Auto Injury Verdict for the Plaintiff

Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident

Date: July 17, 2014

Outcome: Plaintiffs verdict of $55,000

A woman who suffered neck and back injuries in an auto accident refused a settlement offer of $4,000 per advice of Attorney Bartlett.  After a two day trial  she was awarded $55,000. Bartlett Legal Group is one of the top Connecticut car accident personal injury firms.  Let us help you. If you had a car…

Tenant v. Landlord in a Fire Liability Case

Practice Area: Landlord / Tenant

Date: August 1, 2012

Outcome: Confidential Settlement

Negotiated confidential settlement of a complex fire liability case on behalf of 52 tenants of an apartment complex who were displaced and whose personal possessions were destroyed in a massive fire.  Our investigation of the building construction and who was at fault led to a satisfactory settlement for all our clients that were left homeless….

Injured Construction Worker v. General Contractor

Practice Area: Personal Injury

Date: March 5, 2014

Outcome: Confidential Settlement

A confidential settlement was reached on behalf of a construction worker who was injured, suffering a fracture of the leg and ligament damage to his ankle when he slipped and fell on ice at a construction site.  Bartlett Legal Group is happy to discuss any serious injury with you.  You have no obligation and the consultation costs…

Chris M. v. Paul O. and Liberty Mutual Insurance

Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident

Date: November 26, 2013

Outcome: $235,000 Settlement

$235,000 total settlement for a passenger in an auto accident who sustained a head injury when the driver of the vehicle lost control on icy roadway.  Bartlett Legal Group has been handling serious car accident cases for over a decade, initially working for insurance companies as defense attorneys, now only work for those injured.  Call today for…

Frank B. v. Geico Insurance Company

Practice Area: Motorcycle Accident

Date: August 19, 2013

Outcome: $300,000 Settlement

Motorcycle accident results in a $300,000 policy limit settlement.  A motorcycle rider who suffered a broken leg after being forced off the road by an oncoming car who fled the scene and was never identified. For more information about motorcycle accidents please click here.

Liane R. v. Johnson Memorial Hospital

Practice Area: Medical Malpractice

Date: March 20, 2014

Outcome: $375,000 Settlement

$375,000 settlement on behalf of a woman who alleged that emergency room physicians at Johnson Memorial Hospital failed to diagnose a brain hemorrhage following a fall.  The patient suffered from injuries that left her with continuing physical and cognitive limitations. If you or a loved one were injured during a medical procedure please click here for…

Foster Child v. Foster Parents

Practice Area: Child Abuse

Date: April 1, 2014

Outcome: Confidential Settlement

Confidential settlement awarded on behalf of a foster child who alleged he was sexually abused between the ages of 5 and 8 years old by his then foster parents. For important information about sexual abuse laws in Connecticut, please click here.

Patient v. Doctor & Hospital

Practice Area: Child Abuse

Date: September 8, 2011

Outcome: Confidential Settlement

Sexual Abuse case ends with a confidential settlement on behalf of our client.  The victim alleged he was photographed in sexually explicit poses by a doctor while undergoing treatment at a hospital. Click here for critical answers about your sexual abuse legal rights

Patient v. Nursing Home

Practice Area: Wrongful Death

Date: July 30, 2012

Outcome: Confidential Settlement

Wrongful Death – confidential settlement on behalf of the estate of a patient who suffered a subdural hematoma as a result of a slip and fall accident at a nursing home.  The patient’s family alleged that, despite numerous prior falls, the nursing home failed to take adequate precautions to prevent the patient’s fall. 12 important wrongful death…

Tyler F. v. Demkowicz Managment, LLC

Practice Area: Personal Injury

Date: November 1, 2012

Outcome: $360,000 plaintiff's verdict

Bar fight injury wins $360,000 judgment for a bar patron who suffered a broken jaw when assaulted by a former security guard at the night club who was terminated just days before the fight. For more information on alcohol related injuries please click here. For more information on personal injury cases please click here.

Wood v. Club, LLC

Practice Area: Appeals

Date: October 28, 2013

Outcome: $300,000 plaintiff's verdict affirmed

Our appellate lawyer successfully defends $300,000 plaintiff’s verdict in appeal to Connecticut Supreme Court.  Shortly after oral arguments, the Supreme Court dismisses the defendant’s appeal, stating that certification to appeal was “improvidently granted”. Watch the video of the trial on the home page. Are you considering an appeal? We can help. Click here now.

Wood v. Club, LLC

Practice Area: Appeals

Date: April 17, 2012

Outcome: $300,000 plaintiff's verdict affirmed

Attorney Frank Bartlett successfully defends appeal of $300,000 plaintiff’s verdict.  Appellate Court affirms judgment, rejecting all of the defendants’ claims. Are you considering an appeal? We can help. Click here now.

Wood v. Club, LLC

Practice Area: Personal Injury

Date: August 4, 2010

Outcome: $300,000 plaintiff's verdict

$300,000 personal injury verdict for bar patron who was struck on the head with a glass bottle sustaining lacerations to his ear and injuries to his neck and jaw. Bar held liable. For more information on alcohol related injuries please click here. For more information on personal injury cases please click here.

Tenant v. Landlord

Practice Area:

Date: June 25, 2012

Personal injury fire-  A confidential settlement for tenants of an apartment complex destroyed by fire. For more information on personal injury cases please click here.

Estate of Walter R. v. Peggy A.

Practice Area: Elder Law

Date: October 18, 2011

Outcome: Plaintiff's Verdict of $165,000

Elder abuse – $165,000 verdict against a caregiver who had misappropriated bank accounts and other property of an elderly client. For additional information on Elder Abuse please click here For additional information on nursing home neglect please click here