Retired State Worker Awarded $249,000 in Retroactive Benefits in State Disability Retirement Case

A State of Connecticut employee was awarded $249,972.03 in retroactively owed State Disability Retirement benefits dating back to her retirement in 2009.  The Dodd Law Firm represented her in her application for a non-service connected disability pension.

2019-11-04T16:16:55+00:00 November 4th, 2019|Case Results|

Distracted Driver Motor Vehicle Case Settled for $160,000

Settlement of a lawsuit involving a rear-end motor vehicle collision caused by a distracted driver.  The driver at fault admitted he was using his mounted cell phone immediately before he struck the client's vehicle.  The client sustained an injury which required shoulder surgery.  Claims for double damages were brought due to the fact that the [...]

2019-10-08T15:52:03+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Case Results|

Occupational Asthma Workers’ Compensation Claim Settled for $184,700.85

Settlement of a Workers' Compensation claim for an employee of an automobile manufacturing facility in the amount of $184,700.85.  During his employment, he was exposed to hazardous fumes which caused the development occupational asthma and  a permanent impairment to both lungs.

2019-07-11T15:16:30+00:00 July 11th, 2019|Case Results|

Registered Nurse Settles Workers’ Compensation Claim for $522,000

Settlement of a Workers' Compensation claim for a registered nurse in the amount of $522,688.00.  She sustained an injury to her neck and back while transferring a patient.  She eventually required fusion surgeries to her lumbar and cervical spine.  She remained totally temporarily disabled as a result of her injuries.

2019-05-02T18:20:42+00:00 May 2nd, 2019|Case Results|

Back Injury Workers’ Compensation Claim Settled for $420,000

Settlement of a Workers' Compensation claim for a landscape worker in the amount of $420,000.  The workers was initially injured in 2012 while moving a large plant.  Unfortunately, multiple back surgeries failed to resolve his severe back pain and lack of mobility.  He also developed severe depression as a result of his back injury which [...]

2019-03-20T14:25:02+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Case Results|

Fall on Stairs Case Settled for $300,000

Settlement of a lawsuit related to a slip and fall on a staircase for $300,000.  In this third-party lawsuit, the Plaintiff was working as a home health aide and was caused to fall due to the irregular surface of a staircase at a private residence.  She sustained a serious injury to her back requiring a [...]

2019-02-08T14:53:46+00:00 February 8th, 2019|Case Results|

Housekeeper RSD / CRPS Lawsuit Settled for $405,000

Settlement of lawsuit related to a slip and fall on ice of a housekeeper at the mansion-residence where she worked.  The Plaintiff sustained a broken wrist that required surgery.  The Plaintiff's wrist eventually developed a condition known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) or complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) which causes intense burning nerve pain.  The [...]

2018-12-28T21:15:34+00:00 December 28th, 2018|Case Results|

Dog Attack Lawsuit Settled for $290,000

Settlement of lawsuit related to a dog attack incident.  The Plaintiff was a UPS deliveryman who was knocked off a homeowner's porch by a dog.  The Plaintiff suffered a torn right rotator cuff which required surgery.  He was caused to miss nearly 44 weeks of work.  Plaintiff's attorneys retained an expert witness who offered the [...]

2018-10-23T18:58:49+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|Case Results|

Settlement of car accident lawsuit for $600,000

Settlement of car accident lawsuit for injured driver rear ended on Litchfield Road in Harwinton, Connecticut.  The Plaintiff suffered numerous severe injuries to his back, right shoulder, left leg and his head.  The Plaintiff's head injuries included severe symptoms that developed over time such as a concussion, post-traumatic seizures, PTSD, permanent loss of taste and [...]

2018-10-23T18:26:46+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Case Results|