Cases & Verdicts

At Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., our lawyers have an extensive record of success in personal injury litigation. The examples below are only a representative sample of the cases we have successfully handled. We strive to provide the same level of representation for each of our clients. To learn more about Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, contact or call (203) 865-8430.

$1.4 Million - Motor Vehicle Accident - Arbitration award of $1.4M for clavicle fracture with non-union sustained in intersection accident

$267,480.04 - Motor Vehicle Accident - Verdict in Underinsured Motorist case (Brendan Nelligan)

$442,085.08 - Motor Vehicle Accident - Verdict in Motor Vehicle Accident case (Robert Schwab)

$2.5 Million - Medical Malpractice - Bridgeport jury has awarded more than $2.4 million to the family of a man who died from a heart attack weeks after they say two doctors misdiagnosed his heart condition

$800,000 - Traumatic Brain Injury - settlement for boating accident which resulted in severe traumatic brain injury.

$600,000 - Traumatic Brain Injury - settlement of an underinsured motorist claim for a motor vehicle accident with a tractor trailer resulting in a traumatic brain injury.

$487,500 -Slip and Fall - settlement for a slip and fall on ice resulting in a broken ankle.

$300,000 - Slip and Fall - at a shopping center.

$2.7 Million - Wrongful Death - Failure of emergency dispatcher to follow applicable protocols resulting in death.

$170,000 - Slip and Fall - Settlement for a slip and fall on black ice on a bridge.

$292,500 - Slip and Fall - Verdict for a slip and fall on a wet floor of a nightclub.

$1,300,000 - Slip and Fall - on ice resulting in injury to left leg and development of reflex sympathetic dystrophy throughout the body.

$620,000 - Motor Vehicle Accident - Settlement for PTSD and emotional distress resulting from a head on collision motor vehicle accident.

$400,000 - Medical Malpractice - Settlement at mediation of wrongful death medical malpractice claim of misdiagnosis of liver cancer.

$450,000 - Medical Malpractice - claim for failure to diagnose left eye abnormality in minor resulting in blindness in the left eye.

$575,000 - Medical Malpractice - claim for negligent treatment of a fractured tibia and fibula.

$450,000 - Medical Malpractice - claim against hospital for failure to recognize fall risk of patient resulting in blunt force trauma to the head, subarachnoid hemorrhage and death.

$900,000.00 – Motor vehicle accident resulting in back injury.

$1 Million – Medical malpractice – Death of a 70 year old plaintiff.

$500,000.00 – Premises Liability – Falling merchandise causing post-traumatic stress disorder.

$3.6 Million – Medical Malpractice verdict after trial for wrongful death.

$890,000.00 – Pedestrian motor vehicle accident – Settlement for a pedestrian hit by a motor vehicle.

$625,000.00 – Motor vehicle accident – Back injury and drug dependence.

$1,572,500.00 – Medical Malpractice for failure to diagnose a heart condition leading to death of plaintiff.

$1 Million – Medical Malpractice - Failure to diagnose prostate cancer.

$1.85 Million – Medical Malpractice for surgical error - Death following error in aortic dissection.

$712,500.00 – Premises Liability - Back injury resulting from negligence on a construction site.

$1.85 Million –Truck tires fell off resulting in an accident and a traumatic brain injury.

$900,000.00 - Prescription error by pharmacy.

$2.75 Million – Exposure to carbon monoxide resulting in traumatic brain injury.

$1.85 Million - Ice and snow fall down by a diabetic causing amputation.

$1.5 Million – Medical Malpractice for anesthesia error - Settlement for wrongful death of plaintiff.

$5 Million – Medical Malpractice for surgical error - Brain injury caused by surgical error of neurosurgeon.

$1.2 Million – Medical Malpractice - Settlement for wrongful death.

$3.1 Million – Failure to diagnose a rare form of cancer.

$1.35 Million – Medical Malpractice – Settlement for wrongful death.

$1.2 Million – Nursing Home Liability - Death of an 82 year old from a fall in a nursing home.

$3.4 Million – Medical Malpractice - Brain injury caused by post operative cleansing of a wound.

$1.2 Million – Failure to properly treat an infection resulting in death.

$1.65 Million – Failure to diagnose melanoma – Medical malpractice wrongful death case.

$1 Million – Motor vehicle accident resulting in death.

$515,000.00 – Verdict for back injury.

$1.225 Million – Failing to diagnose stroke.

$3.333 Million – Medical Malpractice verdict after trial for a traumatic brain injury caused by mis-intubation.

$1.42 Million – Pedestrian motor vehicle accident - Traumatic brain injury of pedestrian hit in crosswalk.

$750,000.00 – Ambulance mis-intubation resulting in the death of an elderly woman.

$900,000.00 – Misdiagnosis of infection - Settlement for medical malpractice claim involving abdominal injury from misdiagnosis of an infection.

$1.5 Million – Misdiagnosis of lung cancer resulting in death.

$2.4 Million – Motor vehicle accident - Settlement for claim resulting in leg amputation.

$4 Million – Medical Malpractice wrongful death claim.

$425,000.00 – Negligent security claim - Settlement for sexual assault of a 20 year old female college student at an apartment complex.

$2 Million – Motor vehicle accident wrongful death claim- Wife brought action for 38 year old husband and father killed as a result of a head on collision with an 82 year old defendant driver.

$375,000.00 – Fall in a depression of a retail store floor by 42 year old woman resulting in a left hip injury requiring surgery.

$800,000.00 – Premises liability - Claim by a 45 year old man hit in the head when a display rack sign fell at a retail store sustaining a forehead laceration which resulted in infection and loss of sight.

$400,000.00 – Underinsured motorist – Intersection car accident resulting in female plaintiff's rotator cuff tear requiring surgery and lumbar disc herniation.

$2.25 Million – Medical Malpractice – Wrongful death claim involving a kidney transplant.

$750,000.00 – Acute inhalational injury in a 42 year old man.

$495,000.00 – Tree stump removal resulting in a partial leg amputation of the plaintiff.

$400,000.00 – Sexual Assault - Settlement before trial of a case involving the sexual assault of a minor.

$1.55 Million – Emergency room medical malpractice claim - Failure to diagnose a 29 year old woman with a hemorrhagic cerebral vascular accident.

$1,044,269.00 – Motor vehicle accident - Settlement for accident resulting in disc herniations and lumbar fusion surgery in the female plaintiff.

$450,000.00 – Late diagnosis of lung cancer - Settlement during trial for late diagnosis of lung cancer in 54 year old woman and former smoker.

$500,000.00 – Pedestrian motor vehicle accident - Claim by a pedestrian hit by a motor vehicle sustaining a left tibial plateau fracture requiring surgery and post-traumatic arthritic changes of the knee.

$300,000.00 – Negligent security - Physical assault and robbery outside a retail store resulting in a fractured orbital and neck and post traumatic stress disorder.

$400,000.00 –Slip and fall on ice resulting in cervical herniated disc requiring discectomy and fusion surgery in 44 year old man.

$800,000.00 – Motor vehicle accident - Settlement for plaintiff who was a livery car driver in severe motor vehicle accident.

$450,000.00 – Motor vehicle accident - Claim for tear and re-tear of rotator cuff in 49 year old iron worker. Shoulder tear required multiple surgeries and resulted in lost wages and lost earning capacity.

$500,000.00 – Construction site premises liability - Severe injuries sustained by construction worker who fell from a height while working at a private home.

$575,000.00 – Motor vehicle accident resulting in neck injury.

$875,000.00 – Medical Malpractice - Action against doctor who performed a sigmoid resection on a man in his 40s who was not a candidate for such procedure resulting in an abscess and infection.

$950,000.00 – Medical Malpractice of ObGyn - Action against ObGyn and hospital for a woman suffering cardiopulmonary arrest and congestive heart failure during the birth of her child.

$1.58 Million – Failure to properly treat colon cancer - Settlement during trial.

$500,000.00 – Negligent Security - Settlement at mediation of a negligent security claim resulting in the physical assault of a woman in a known high crime area.

$770,000.00 – Negligent performance of spinal surgery.

$244,000.00 – Claim against mall and package delivery service for negligence when packages fell on a woman in her 40s while at the mall, causing a concussion, neck and shoulder pain, and chronic headaches.

$890,000.00 – Motorcycle accident - Settlement for motorcycle police officer injured in motorcycle accident which resulted in significant lower leg and ankle injuries requiring surgery.

$275,000.00 – Pedestrian motor vehicle accident - Claim for knee, shoulder and arm injuries all requiring surgery for pedestrian in a motor vehicle accident at an auto auction.

$460,000.00 – Negligent performance of surgery resulting in compartment syndrome.

$625,000.00 – Claim against hospital and emergency room doctor for failure to properly diagnose tibial plateau fracture and compartment syndrome in emergency room visit.

$240,000.00 – Motor Vehicle Accident - Settlement of rear end motor vehicle accident where 42 year old woman sustained aggravation of preexisting neck and back pain and a lumbar disc herniation and bulge.

$375,000.00 – Grocery store employees negligently pushing shopping cart into 79 year old woman, knocking her to the ground.

$325,000.00 – Emergency Room Medical Malpractice - Claim against hospital for failure to properly diagnose and treat infection at emergency room.

$450,000.00 – Surgical negligence in performance of knee replacement resulting in death.

$700,000.00 – Failure to diagnose colon cancer.

$350,000.00 – Medical Malpractice claim for surgical error - Case against ear, nose and throat doctor for causing a temporal lobe contusion when he entered the patient's brain during ear surgery.

$700,000.00 – Failure to diagnose colon cancer - Claim by an estate against a doctor for the wrongful death of a 60 year old woman.

$385,000.00 – Medical Malpractice for negligent administration of anticoagulation medication to man with head trauma resulting in his death.

$1 Million –Failure to diagnose cancer.

$750,000.00 –Settlement for failure of emergency room physicians to diagnose megacolon in 14 year old girl resulting in her subsequent death.

$875,000.00 – Failure to properly manage and dose anti-seizure medication resulting in the death of an 8 year old girl.

$950,000.00 – Negligent post-operative care - Claim by an estate for medical negligence in the post operative care of a man following aortic valve replacement which resulted in his death.

$1.9 Million – Negligent performance of a laparoscopic sigmoid resection surgery which resulted in a bleed and subsequent death.

$312,500.00 – Failure to timely diagnose ovarian torsion in 17 year old girl resulting in loss of her left ovary and left fallopian tube.

$1.4 Million – Medical malpractice claim for failure to prescribe antibiotics for a deep ankle laceration sustained in a fall from a latter.

$600,000.00 – Claim for negligent performance of reconstructive breast surgery.

$300,000.00 – Failure to diagnose hemothorax which ultimately resulted in woman's death.

$375,000.00 – Dog bite claim for 80 year old woman resulting in lower back and hip pain and permanent scars to her arms.

$345,000.00 – Settlement of a slip and fall on ice outside a retail store in a shopping complex which resulted in neck fusion surgery on the young female plaintiff.

$860,000.00 – Claim for pedestrian hit by a motor vehicle.

$2.3 Million – Failure to diagnose and treat a subdural bleed resulting in death.

$475,000.00 – Medical malpractice claim for post-op paralytic ileus following elective hip surgery which resulted in death of a 65 year old man.

$3 Million – Negligent service of alcohol to a motor vehicle operator - Resulting in motor vehicle accident causing paralysis.

$400,000 - Workers Compensation - Aortic Aneurysm

$240,000 - Workers Compensation - Back Injury/Surgery

$485,000 - Premises Liability - Refrigerator fell from crane at scrap metal yard and struck plaintiff - injuries to shoulder and back

$1.5 million - Failure to diagnose - impending myocardial infarction (heart attack) in 53 year old man.

$2.1 million - Motor vehicle accident - involving street sweeper and automobile.

$1 million - Failure to diagnose - lung cancer evident on presurgical screening x-ray in 61 year old woman.

Resolved at pretrial - Claim for failure to treat - sleep apnea and improper monitoring vital signs post surgically resulting in hypoxic event and death of 51 year old man.

$425,000 - Negligent security - claim against apartment complex involving assault on a female college student

$950,000 - Medical malpractice claim - resulting from emergency room failure to diagnose abdominal obstruction in 9 year old boy

$190,000 - Retained lap pad (sponge) - after Caesarian section

$300,000 - Death of elderly patient at nursing home - due to improper monitoring and aspiration

Claim of failure to properly read pap smears - resulting in cervical dysplasia and hysterectomy.

$2 million and waiver of compensation lien - Workers' compensation - Death of a 38 year old male, involving workers' compensation claim and negligence of elderly driver.

$325,000 - Auto accident - Facial scarring in a 20 year old girl due to an auto accident.

$615,000 - Bicycle accident - involving traumatic brain injury of client. The client made a satisfactory recovery, and returned to school.

Other noteworthy results:

$270,000 - Soft tissue injury - involving neck injury, Offer from insurance company was $15,000.00 with a 5% permanent partial disability to the neck.

$420,000 - Failure to diagnose prostate cancer - 54-year-old man.

$1.3 million - Malpractice claim - negligent performance of a spinal disc surgery. Our client, a 35-year-old woman, suffered nerve injury and disability.

$ 2.2 million - Delayed delivery of infant - Caused disability to and subsequent death of infant child.

$950,000 - Failure to diagnose breast cancer: 35-year-old woman. Claim was settled during pretrial.

Defective sidewalk: Jury verdict of $944,000.00. The municipality's appeal was denied by the Appellate and Supreme Courts and the city paid $1.1 million dollars.

Workers compensation claim: Carrier denied benefits to a widow and two children based upon claim that the employee was on his lunch hour. We obtained full benefits for the widow and her children.

$1.1 million - Motor vehicle accident - Traumatic brain injury and fractures caused by a motor vehicle accident: 38- year-old woman. Case resolved at mediation.

$300,000 - Fractured femur - resulting in partial disability: 22-year-old woman.

$100,000 - Volunteer fireman responding to an emergency who was rear-ended: Client had a 5% disability to his neck. Carrier offered $7,500.00

$1.9 million - Truck accident - in which mother of two children was killed: Investigation revealed defective truck parts played a role in accident.

$1 million - Misinterpretation of a mammogram: Resulted in delay in diagnosis of breast cancer and death of 55-year-old woman.

$1 million - Failure to diagnose - subarachnoid hemorrhage: 38-year-old woman.

$475,000 - Misinterpretation of a biopsy of a salivary tumor: Resulted in a reoccurrence and delay in treatment.

$650,000 -Failure to deliver an oversized baby by C-Section: Resulted in fetal death

$1.2 million - Delay in delivery of infant: Caused cerebral palsy in infant child.

$124,000 - Claim for Unfair Trade Practices: For the banking institution's role in employee's theft of $20,000.00 wire transmission.

$280,000 - Nursing home negligence: 86-year- old male patient on a soft food diet aspirated on bacon, resulting in death.

$290,000 - Failure to diagnose lung cancer: 6- year-old woman with a long history of smoking.

$500,000 - Complications from gynecological surgery: 81-year-old woman, resulted in death.

$500,000 - Delay in diagnosis of breast cancer: 70-year-old woman, misread mammogram, resulted in advanced breast cancer.

$350,000 - Failure to properly repair a vein: Claim by 63-year-old man against vascular surgeon.

$675,000 - Delay in diagnosis of colon cancer: Resulted in advanced disease in a 65 year old man. Case settled for $675,000.

$325,000 - Complications from treatment for prostate cancer: 72-year-old man, successfully treated with a prostate cancer, developed urinary incontinence and required permanent bag.

$400,000 - Claim against police department: Death of a 43-year-old during police chase. The municipality claimed governmental immunity.

$500,000 - Failure to diagnose scoliosis: 10-year-old girl. Resulted in progression of curvature of the spine, requiring surgery.

$750,000 - Loss of kidney due to malpractice during surgery for testicular cancer:

$900,000 - Malpractice by vascular surgeon: Surgeon cut iliac artery in elective procedure in a 32 year old male, leaving victim with a partial disability.

$137,500 - Product liability - claim for oxygen tank containing liquid oxygen: Tank tipped over, resulting in third degree burns. After mediation with the product manufacturer and distributor, the case settled

$750,000 - Paralysis in a 38-year-old man after lumbar surgery: After medical experts determined cause of injury, case settled at mediation

$2 million - Claim of negligence against homeowner: Failure to mark shallow end of an in-ground pool and for painting the bottom of the pool black, resulting in paraplegia. Case settled before trial.

$1,475,000 - Failure to diagnose post-operative knee infection: Resulted in significant disability.

$300,000 - Failure to provide adequate security at a residential/commercial building: Resulted in assault.

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Disclaimer:

The Cases and Verdicts communicated within this website are case specific. Past performance cannot guarantee future results. Any reference to these cases should not be considered as any sort of guarantee. Each case is different and must be evaluated separately.