Ned suffered severe, work-ending injuries when the scaffold he was working on collapsed. Thrilled with out endless efforts and sustained energy in pursuing and litigating this case, Ned built a Faxon Law Group sign out of an oak tree in his backyard—it hangs in our conference room to this day.
James was injured in a preventable and foreseeable work accident that left him with T-11 Flaccid Paralysis. He had no lower body control and could not walk. Continually denied by the insurance company, we advised that James deserved $25 million and made that request in court, much to the jury’s initial disbelief. However, the jury subsequently found in favor of our client and awarded even more than was sought.
On a summer evening, Bill and Alice drove to their favorite ice cream shop. After parking the car on North Avenue in Bridgeport, Bill go out to cross the street for ice cream while Alice waited for him in the car. While waiting to cross, Bill was suddenly struck by a box truck speeding down the street, which killed him instantly.
It was six o’clock on a Monday evening. Faxon Law Group received a call from a transactional lawyer representing a woman injured in a car accident. The insurance company refused settlement and the judge wanted the trial to start the next day. We met that evening to take over the case and begin preparations for jury selection the next morning. It was evident we were fully prepared and by the third day of jury selection the insurer folded and offered their full policy limit of $500,000.
In 2006, the New Haven Road Race, a long-standing foot race in downtown New Haven, lost its title sponsor, a local bank. Someone in New Haven needed to step up to ensure this event—that had brought camaraderie, fun and good health to so many families for so many years—did not suffer due to the declining economy. The partners slept on the idea and thought: if not us, then who?
Brittany S. Cates has joined our dynamic team of trial lawyers. With a background in medical malpractice defense, Brittany offers a unique skill set and advocates aggressively on behalf of our injured clients.more info