Connecticut accident attorneys | Law Firm Newswire - Part 2

New Haven, CT (Law Firm Newswire) June 1, 2011 – The National Labor Relations Board is sending a powerful message to the nursing home operator HealthBridge Management that it unfairly fired then rehired 700 nursing home employees. The NLRB is pushing to make HealthBridge pay back wages to the workers and restore their seniority. A hearing on the wrongdoing is scheduled for the middle of July. The 700 workers did laundry and housekeeping services throughout six Connecticut nursing homes under the subcontractor Healthcare Services Group. Days after they were fired, they were rehired for lower pay and a lesser title. […]


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New Haven, CT (Law Firm Newswire) May 10, 2011 – The Seventh Annual Stratton Faxon Danbury Road Race was a success with more than 1,600 participants. The proceeds from the event went to the Danbury War Memorial, HV sports and a number of high school teams. “The half marathon is the fastest growing portion,” said race committee chairman Dave Dunleavy. “It’s a stepping stone for a marathon. People get to challenge themselves more and see how they feel.” Standouts from the half marathon include Demesse Tefera, a 29-year-old who also won the 2010 race. He beat his 2010 time by […]


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New Haven, CT (Law Firm Newswire) April 28, 2011 – West Haven police officers and dispatchers are up against a federal lawsuit for negligence, recklessness, and racial discrimination. Their racially discriminatory behavior and careless actions led to Shengyl Rasim and her young children becoming victims in a murder-suicide by her husband Selami Ozdemir. When Shengyl Rasim called 911, she had a hard time communicating with the dispatchers the urgency of her call. Her husband, Selami Ozdemir, was going “boom, boom, boom” at the door, but the dispatchers took her concerns for a joke due to her Turkish accent. “The police […]


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New Haven, CT (Law Firm Newswire) April 13, 2011 – A jury has been picked and in the next couple of weeks the George Reardon child sexual abuse lawsuits will begin. Waterbury’s Superior Court Judge, Daniel Shaban, has ordered that each George Reardon child sexual abuse lawsuit proceed solo instead of 135 plaintiffs being broken up into batches of cases. Also, each plaintiff and sex abuse victim will now be allowed to stay anonymous. The children-turned-adults allege that Reardon engaged in sexual abuse from the 1970s until his resignation as chief of endocrinology from St. Francis hospital in 1993. The […]


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New Haven, CT (Law Firm Newswire) March 29, 2011 – Sexual abuse is a life-altering personal injury and loss. Lawsuits involving George Reardon and at least 135 plaintiffs that suffered as his patients at the St. Francis Hospital are far-reaching and devastating. Reardon passed away in 1998, but when a homeowner was renovating Reardon’s former residence in 2007, a collection of more than 50,000 pornographic slides and 100 movie reels showing his child and adolescent patients were found. Reardon was the hospital’s former chief of endocrinology. The victims of his sexual abuse say that the hospital was negligent when it […]


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New Haven, CT (Law Firm Newswire) March 16, 2011 – Driving at high speeds is the second most common culprit of dangerous auto accidents. At high speeds, cars do not have time to avoid potential crashes, and cause more damage and injury. A jury recently awarded $14 million to a man who was severely injured in a car crash after they found the town of Clinton, Conn. responsible for the accident. Plaintiff Walker Hopkins suffered brain damage and will require lifetime care in an institution. Hopkins was only 19 years old when he was in the accident that caused the […]


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New Haven, CT (Law Firm Newswire) February 1, 2011 – Product liability can encompass not only the product manufacturer, but also stores who sell their faulty or expired products. Connecticut’s Attorney General Richard Blumenthal recently sued the CVS pharmacy chain for such an offense. Jerry Farrell Jr. from Consumer Protection Commissioner also joined the suit. “CVS peddled potentially tainted food and ineffective medicine. Whether CVS was careless or heedless or overzealous for revenue, it betrayed its trust to consumers,” Blumenthal said. An investigation in 2009 laid the premise to the lawsuit. The findings were that numerous stores throughout Connecticut were […]


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New Haven, CT (Law Firm Newswire) January 20, 2011 – A deadly explosion rocked Kleen Energy’s natural gas plant in Middletown on Feb. 7, 2010. The explosion was felt for miles and resulted in six deaths and 26 injuries. Five of the six workers who died were working on a gas turbine on a purge team. The explosion occurred near a back door that leads into an enclosed courtyard. The explosion reverberated throughout the perimeter, even blowing out windows, knocking things off shelves, and cracking foundations up to 20 miles away. Kleen Energy is a not yet fully operational power […]


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Johnson & Johnson, the makers of Ortho Evra, presented its birth control product to the U.S. in 2001. Ortho Evra is a birth control patch that is administered through the skin, transdermally, once per week. New Haven, CT (Law Firm Newswire) December 24, 2010 – More than 5 million women have used the patch since it was approved and more than 40 million patches have been sold. However, there have been complications and even deaths reported – more than 2,400 cases – indicating that Ortho Evra is the cause. There is even more disturbing evidence that reveals Johnson & Johnson […]


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A suit filed on behalf of William Dotson by Stratton Faxon on July 9 declares that the Reverend Stephen Bzdyra sexually molested an altar boy in the 1980s. The sexual abuse victim is now entitled to $10M attachment against the priest’s assets. New Haven, CT (Law Firm Newswire) November 23, 2010 – William Dotson of Hartford, a 34-year-old Connecticut man, filed suit on July 9, against Reverend Stephen Bzydra for sexually molesting him while he was an altar boy at St. Francis Church in New Haven, Conn. and Saint Hedwig Church in Naugatuck, Conn. between 1985 and 1990. Dotson was […]


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Misdiagnosis and carelessness handling of diagnostic testing can lead to delayed treatment resulting in death. New Haven, CT (Law Firm Newswire) November 2, 2010 – Misdiagnosis of breast cancer sometimes happens. And when it happens, the patient and the patient’s family are left with the devastation of the news of finding out that the disease is at its later stages and treatment will not help. Such things as misdiagnosis and the careless handling of diagnostic testing can lead to this kind of negligence. “Mammograms are important in detecting the malignant tumor in the breast, and is why misreading a mammogram […]


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Stratton Faxon is representing more than 35 plaintiffs whose homes were affected by the blast at the Kleen Energy plant in Middletown, Connecticut last February. New Haven, CT (Law Firm Newswire) August 30, 2010 – A lawsuit was filed on Aug. 4, 2010 in Hartford Superior Court on behalf of more than 35 plaintiffs whose homes were affected by the blast at the Kleen Energy plant in Middletown last February. Homeowners have found themselves embroiled in a hurtful and troublesome situation due to the severe negligence demonstrated by the defendants the day of that deadly gas explosion. Many homes suffered […]


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A suit filed on behalf of William Dotson by Stratton Faxon filed on July 9, 2010, asserts that the Reverend Stephen Bzdyra sexually molested an altar boy in the 1980s. The accused priest has been placed on administrative leave by the Archdiocese of Hartford. New Haven, CT (Law Firm Newswire) July 28, 2010 – – A suit filed by 34-year-old William Dotson of Hartford, Connecticut, alleges that Dotson was sexually molested by the Reverend Stephen Bzdyra while he was an altar boy at St. Francis Church in New Haven, Connecticut, and Saint Hedwig Church in Naugatuck, Connecticut, between 1985 and […]


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