I began my practice in 1991 after graduating from American University Washington College of Law, and I am licensed in Connecticut, New York and Washington, D.C. It is my belief that by being personally involved in all aspects of my clients’ claims, I am better able to assist my clients in maximizing their recovery. This hands-on approach includes securing compensation for medical bills, property damage and lost wages after an accident occurs.
As a member of the Connecticut Bar Association, as well as the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and American Association for Justice, I understand how to properly evaluate claims, build cases and put my legal experience to work for my clients.
In addition to my legal background and experience, I am also a dedicated member of my community. I am currently president of the Westport Soccer Association, very active in my synagogue and am involved with other community activities and volunteer efforts. My clients often come from the same communities, which helps me understand their concerns and the challenges they are facing.
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Here To Help Victims And Their Families
If you have been injured in an accident in Connecticut, or have a loved one who has been seriously or fatally harmed, you need a lawyer who will provide the level of service you deserve. At my firm, I handle client issues myself and do not pass cases off to paralegals or associate attorneys. I also return phone calls promptly, so you will never be in the dark about your own legal issues.
I recently received the letter below:
I just wanted to drop you and your staff a note of thanks for all your time, consideration, support and personal assistance in finalizing my settlement with Workman’s Compensation and the Insurer of the other vehicle involved in the accident. You and your staff were very understanding, helpful and supportive throughout the whole ordeal. Thanks to my friend Chris who recommended that I contact you from the start was right about your ability to assist me and see this through to the end!
When given the opportunity I will certainly recommend your Office and services to others.
Talk With An Experienced Lawyer About Your Injuries
When you need somewhere to turn to for experienced legal representation, contact me online, or call toll free at 866-539-5781. Schedule a free, no-risk initial consultation with me at my office, at the hospital or at your home. Weekend appointments are also available.
My office is in Stamford but I can also schedule hospital and home visits throughout Fairfield County.
Verdicts & Settlements
36-year-old laborer for landscaping company fractured wrist when fellow employee hit him with truck. Claimant received in excess of $30,000 in workers’ compensation benefits for total disability and medical expenses and settled with automobile insurance company for fellow employee for $95,000.
1989 workers’ compensation claim settled for $125,000. Claimant originally sustained a low back injury when she slipped and fell at local grocery store resulting in low back surgery in 1989. Several years later, claimant exacerbated her low back injury. Claim was reopened and settled with carrier for $125,000 in 2006.
47-year-old deli clerk sustained low back injuries at work for local supermarket. Carrier originally denied claim on the grounds that the injury was pre-existing. After formal workers’ compensation hearing carrier accepted claim and paid all total disability benefits and medical expenses in excess of $100,000. Case then settled for an additional $100,000 after injured person received a permanent disability rating.
34-year-old male roofer sustained multiple injuries to his shoulder, neck, back and hip when he fell from roof during work. Claimant was provided workers’ compensation benefits in excess of $100,000 and settled remaining claims for an additional $55,000.
40-year-old male working for cleaning company sustained neck and low back injuries when he fell on defective staircase while cleaning local museum. Claimant recovered over $95,000 in workers’ compensation benefits and resolved claim against museum for $85,000.
26-year-old laborer sustained fractured foot when a cast iron pipe was dropped on his foot. Employer and workers’ compensation carrier denied claim on basis that injured worker was an independent contractor. After a series of informal and formal workers’ compensation hearings, carrier conceded that claimant was an employee and settled case for $85,000.
24-year-old waitress sustained back injury while working at Outback Steak House. Workers’ compensation insurance company initially denied the claim. After a series of informal hearings, carrier accepted claim paying medical expenses and total disability benefits. In addition to those benefits paid, claim settled for an additional $75,000.
Delivery truck driver sustained right wrist fracture in rear-end motor vehicle accident while in the course of his employment. Claimant recovered in excess of $40,000 in workers’ compensation benefits for medical expenses and total disability benefits. Claimant settled case against at-fault driver for $105,000.
22-year-old male working as stocking clerk at “big box” retailer sustained herniated disc in low back. Workers’ compensation carrier refused to accept the claim. After formal workers’ compensation, hearing commissioner ordered carrier to pay over $35,000 in past total disability benefits and pay for surgery and all related medical expenses. Case settled for an additional $35,000 for a total recovery in excess of $100,000.
Rear-end collision on entrance ramp to Merritt Parkway resulting in 49-year-old woman sustaining mid-back injury. Case settled at mediation after filing suit for $300,000.
28-year-old passenger sustained multiple herniated discs in automobile accident in New York state. New York no-fault carrier paid for extended period of disability from work and medical expenses, including expenses for surgery. Case settled against driver of vehicle for $300,000 policy limits shortly after filing suit.
54-year-old man sustains shoulder injury when hit from behind by uninsured motorist on New Jersey Turnpike. Case settled for $135,000 prior to trial.
CT Transit bus driver sustained torn meniscus in collision with another vehicle. Claims made against at-fault driver, workers’ compensation carrier and client’s underinsured motorist policy. All claims settle for a recovery in excess of $100,000.
68-year-old woman sustained neck and back injuries in rear-end collision and required extended course physical therapy, but was not a surgical candidate. Case settled for $100,000 prior to filing suit.
34-year-old woman sustained concussion and neck and back injuries in hit-and-run accident on a New York highway. Claimant settled uninsured motorist claim for her $100,000 policy limits.
80-year-old woman sustained right foot fracture when her foot was run over in a parking lot. Case settled for at-fault driver’s policy limit of $100,000 prior to filing suit.
38-year-old nanny sustained right femur fracture when she fell down defective stairs in home of her employer’s neighbor. All medical expenses and lost wages reimbursed and case settled for an additional $150,000.
Claim against landlord for defective staircase in multi-family rental house. Claimant sustained a right femur fracture. Case settled for $125,000 prior to filing suit.
$95,000 judgment obtained against bar and nightclub for assault by one of its patrons against another patron.
47-year-old woman sustained a broken left wrist when she fell from porch stairs at house she was renting. Case settled for $95,000 shortly before trial.
26-year-old male bitten on leg by German shepherd. Claim against dog owner settled for $65,000 plus payment of all medical expenses.