Case Results


Personal Injury

$5,000,000.00 - Judgment – Motor vehicle accident – Plaintiff was a passenger in vehicle where driver lost control causing significant injuries.

$1,700,000.00 - Settlement – Medical malpractice case involving alleged malpractice during labor and delivery of a child. Total settlement with present and future payments.

$1,575,295.00 - Judgment - Motor vehicle accident – Plaintiff on a motorbike defendant took a left turn in front of the plaintiff causing significant injuries.

$1,550,000.00 - Settlement – Personal injury case with multiple bodily injuries and shoulder surgery.

$1,026,819.83 – Verdict after completion of jury trial on March 25, 2015. Charles Sposito v. Jessica Blauvelt, et al – Plaintiff was rear ended on highway by defendant. Car accident exacerbated the plaintiff's underlying neck condition causing the plaintiff to undergo a two level anterior cervical decompression and fusion surgery and left with a permanent impairment to his neck. Defendant counsel's last offer before trial was $29,000.00. After completion of trial, the jury deliberated for only two hours and returned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff in the amount of $1,026,819.83.

$1,000,000.00 - Medical malpractice - injuries from a misdiagnosis and failure to treat.

$665,000.00 - Motor vehicle accident. Christopher Bachteler, 48 years old. Settled for $425K plus $240K in workers compensation benefits for a total award of $665K. Plaintiff required fusion surgery to the back and was out of work for two years as a result of the injuries sustained in the accident.

$580,000.00 - Settlement – Legal malpractice case.

$557,800.00 - Judgment – Stabbing of plaintiff at a nightclub. Claim of inadequate security and negligence against nightclub.

$550,000.00 – Slip and Fall. Plaintiff injured hip and knee, requiring surgeries to both body parts, as a result of a slip and fall on ice in a parking lot.

$550,000.00 - Settlement – Medical malpractice case involving the misdiagnosis of rectal cancer that led to the need for additional medical treatment and surgery.

$500,000.00 - Car accident - Plaintiff in motor vehicle accident when defendant took left hand turn in front of him at intersection. Collision caused significant injuries and multiple surgeries.

$452,663.23 - Verdict on September 16, 2011 – Doreen Jasonis v. Dr. Rashmi C. Patel - Dental Malpractice lawsuit involving a full mouth reconstruction.

$450,000.00 - Dog Bite Case Settlement - UPS Driver delivering package to residential home. Homeowner's dog escaped the home, sprinted towards the plaintiff and lunged at the plaintiff, causing the plaintiff to fall on his outstretched arms. The fall caused significant injury to the left dominant hand and wrist, as well as depression.

$435,000.00 - Car accident - Plaintiff was rear-ended on highway causing neck injuries. Plaintiff underwent cervical fusion surgery and sustained permanent impairment to the neck .

$425,000.00 - Motor vehicle accident. Freak car accident. School bus went through a stop sign, collided with a van that was caused to flip and land on top of Mr. Selimovic’s car. Plaintiff sustained numerous injuries, including low back and left leg pain, blurred vision and chest pain.

$236,828.33 -Verdict after completion of jury trial - Motor vehicle accident on highway with contested liability - Plaintiff claimed physical injuries with psychiatric component. Last offer from Allstate before trial was $5,000. Jury awarded $54,306.58 in economic damages and $182,521.75 in non-economic damages.

$235,000.00 - Judgment following a trial February 24, 2011 – Personal injury case where television set in an emergency room fell onto the plaintiff causing injuries to shoulder and hand.

$200,000.00 - Motor vehicle accident involving back and neck injuries.

$125,000.00 – Settlement of a Sexual harassment / Hostile Work Environment case.

$125,000.00 – Settlement of a Wrongful Termination case. Discriminated and retaliated against for having a work accident and not receiving light duty accommodations.

$119,000.00 - Settlement – Police brutality / excessive force case resulting in back injury.

Employment Law

$850,000.00 – Settlement of a lawsuit alleging Sexual Harassment and a Hostile Work Environment.

$536,000.00 - Verdict after jury trial on July 19, 2013 – Jason Bissonnette v. Highland Park Market – Plaintiff was a long term employee fired in retaliation for seeking a medical leave and rights afforded under the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and for seeking benefits under the Connecticut Workers' Compensation Act in violation of Connecticut General Statutes Section 31-290a. Jury awarded full back pay in the amount of $103,000.00, and also awarded punitive damages against the defendant for the defendant's willful violation of the law. UPDATE - Court recently rendered final judgement which included double damages pursuant to FMLA, costs, attorney's fees, and judgment interest. Total award - $536,092.03.

$500,000.00 - Race discrimination / Wrongful termination of an African American worker.

$475,000.00 - Age Discrimination / Wrongful termination of 55 year old employee after working for the same company for almost 20 years.

$450,000.00 - Workers’ compensation claim where claimant suffered head trauma.

$419,000.00 - Workers’ compensation claim where worker sustained injuries to the left hand and wrist requiring multiple surgeries. /p>

$401,006.72 – Judgment after completion of jury trial in federal district court on June 2, 2017. Michael Kennedy v. Supreme Forest Products, Inc. The Plaintiff was employed by the Defendant as a commercial truck driver for over a decade. The Plaintiff was terminated after he repeatedly refused to drive trucks that were over-weight pursuant to federal trucking regulations. The last settlement offer prior to trial was $2,500.00. The judgment consisted of lost wages, emotional distress damages, attorney’s fees, and $250,000.00 in punitive damage, the maximum amount recoverable in this type of claim.

$395,000.00 - Workers’ compensation claim where employee injured back lifting object at work which required fusion surgery.

$292,000.00 - Workers’ compensation claim where claimant sustained permanent injury to the hip.

$250,000.00 - Workers’ compensation claim back injury requiring fusion surgery to the back.

$150,000.00 - Hostile work environment / Sexual harassment and wrongful termination.

$150,000.00 - Co-employees claim of national origin discrimination.

$138,000.00 - Verdict after jury trial. Lapre v. W&K Property Services, LLC. Plaintiff claimed wrongful termination in violation of CGS Section 31-290a for seeking benefits under the workers' compensation act. Jury awarded $54,000.00 in lost wages and the total judgment, after attorney's fees, costs and interest, amounted to $138,000.00.

$135,000.00 - Pregnancy discrimination - Termination of employment just weeks after return from maternity leave.

$130,000.00 - Age discrimination - After 26 years of working for a company with no discipline history, plaintiff was terminated for suspicious reasons.

$119,000.00 - Pregnancy discrimination / Hostile Work Environment.

$116,000.00 - Verdict after jury trial. Sexual harassment and retaliation case. Jury awarded $16,000.00 in lost wages and $100,000.00 in emotional distress.

$115,000.00 - Sexual harassment - Sexual advancements made by president of company and after plaintiff denied, employment swiftly terminated for suspect reasons.

$110,000.00 - Whistleblower claim / first amendment free speech.

$60,000.00 – Verdict after jury trial. Alexander Cotto v. Town of Middletown. Plaintiff claimed violation 4th Amendment to the United States Constitution for improper strip search following a routine traffic stop. Jury found in favor of the plaintiff, awarding punitive damages for violation of the plaintiff's constitutional rights and invasion of privacy.

*Disclaimer: Although these case results speak to the level of success we have obtained, Cicchiello & Cicchiello, LLP makes no guaruntees for the outcome of your case. The result of each case is dependent on many factors, making it impossible to predict future results.

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