Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki: Recent Settlements & Verdicts

Medical Malpractice Paralysis: Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki’s medical malpractice lawyers obtained a multi-million dollar settlement for a local Hartford woman in a medical malpractice action against a Connecticut hospital after a standard procedure was negligently performed and left the victim partially paralyzed.

Mesothelioma: Working with national firms securing multi-million dollar settlements for victims diagnosed with Mesothelioma and other Asbestos related cancers.

Torn Rotator Cuff: Arbitration award of $183,000.00 for CT car accident victim with Torn Rotator Cuff injury.

Premises Liability: Confidential settlement for Bristol resident injured falling on property owned by local entity.

New York Bus Crash: Lawyers at Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki have filed a lawsuit on behalf of over 36 bus crash victims after a bus accident in North Hudson, New York in July of 2014. The bus was traveling to New York City from Canada, when the bus rolled over on I-87 killing one passenger, and injuring dozens of others. The matter remains pending in District Court.

Lac-Megantic Train Accident Disaster: Lawyers at Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki represented dozens of victims with co-counsel, from the tragic Lac-Megantic Rail Disaster that occurred July 6, 2013 in Quebec, Canada. The train accident occurred when an unattended 74-car train carrying crude oil ran away and derailed, resulting in the fire and explosion of multiple tank cars.  A global settlement of $72,000,000.00 was obtained.

Sexual Harassment: Six-figure confidential settlement for victim of workplace sexual harassment in Connecticut.

Knee Replacement: A woman received a six-figure settlement from the Defendant for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident in Canton, CT in 2016.

Propecia MDL Lawsuit: The first Propecia Lawsuit in the United States was started by Zak Jazlowiecki of Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki against the pharmaceutical company, Merck, makers of the hairloss drug, Propecia. Working with national co-counsel representing hundreds of victims suffering the permanent adverse side effects (including erectile dysfunction) of the popular hair loss drug.

Bus Crash: Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki obtained a confidential six-figure settlement with local counsel for a young woman who was injured in a Greyhound bus accident in Alabama in 2012.

New Jersey Bus Crash: Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki currently represent victims who were hurt in a bus accident in Wayne, New Jersey and additional victims who suffered injuries in a similar bus accident in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

New York State Bus Crash: Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki co-counsel with a New York Firm, represented the Estate of a young woman who tragically lost her life when the bus she was traveling in crashed on I-87 in Lake George, NY. A confidential settlement was reached in 2015.

Herniated Disc Injury: Attorney Zak Jazlowiecki obtained a confidential six-figure settlement after filing a lawsuit for a client with a herniated disc injury resulting from a reckless motor vehicle accident with a commercial vehicle in Boston, Massachusetts.

Horse Kick Injury: Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki obtained a high six-figure settlement for a New York woman who suffered personal injuries at a Connecticut horse show as a result of a horse kicking accident. The horse kick resulted in significant orthopedic injuries. The action had been brought in Stamford Superior Court.

$36,000,000.00 Bus Accident Settlement: A horrible bus crash in upstate New York injured 20 Canadian Citizen Passengers from the Sun Parlour female hockey team of Windsor, Ontario, and killed 4. The cause involved the bus driver falling asleep and rear-ending a semi-truck; splitting the bus in two. Edward Jazlowiecki, with co-counsel represented four of the victims including the Estates of the deceased for this crash. He and 2 other law firms settled the case for thirty-six million dollars ($36,000,000.00).

Professional & Medical Malpractice: Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki won a $775,000.00 Arbitration Award for the Estate of a local Connecticut man who suffered serious personal injuries and was a victim of both Medical and Professional Legal Malpractice.

Traumatic Brain Injury (Nail Gun): A Connecticut construction worker who suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) when a Stanley-Bostitch nail gun double fired causing the plaintiff to lose control of the gun. His injuries included severe  traumatic brain injuries, left-sided paralysis and will require lifelong supervision, care and medical attention. Following a 6 week jury trial, with numerous expert witnesses, the Hartford jury returned a verdict that awarded the Hartford plaintiff $3.4 million dollars ($3,400,000.00) against Stanley Bostich & Home Depot.

Handicap Bus Accident: Jazlowiecki legal team represented a handicapped Maine resident who came to Durham, Connecticut to attend the Durham Fair. He was picked up by AA transportation in a Handicap-enabled shuttle bus designed to accommodate his 3 wheel scooter. When the bus took a left turn, his scooter tipped ejecting the plaintiff, causing him serve injury, particularly to his neck and back. A jury trial returned a plaintiff’s verdict in excess of $400,000.00, exponentially surpassing the Defendant’s lowball offer.

Multi-Million Dollar Settlement (Bus Accident): A tragic bus accident occurred in Western New York that resulted in more than 40 people injured and 5 fatalities. Indications were that the bus driver, after staying awake gambling for more than 38 straight hours, fell asleep at the wheel while transporting the victims. Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki, with co-counsel, represented 7 injured victims, the deceased and their estates resulting in a multi-million dollar settlement for the victims which cannot be released due to a confidentiality agreement.

Scranton, PA Bus Accident: Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki represented some of the victims in the crash of a Greyhound bus traveling on Route 380 just north of Scranton, PA. The bus originated in NYC and was heading to Toronto, Canada. The bus driver fell asleep at the wheel in the early morning hours causing the bus to crash and roll over – injuring 42 passengers, mostly students from the U.S and Canada. Road and weather conditions were ruled out as a contributing factor and the driver has been cited for careless driving and traveling outside of roadways laned for traffic. Indications were that the driver fell asleep. A Confidential Settlement was reached.

Fatal Motorcycle Accident: Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki represented the Estate of a motorcyclist who was involved in a collision in Fall River, MA when a car crossed into his lane, killing him instantly. The case was settled for the Insurance Policy Limits.

Fatal Car Accident: Representing the estate of a man of killed in Middlefield, CT when his car was hit head on by a teenage driver driving on the wrong side of the road, causing a massive crash and fire. The case was settled by Mediation.

VA Tech Shooting Massacre: Attorney Edward Jazlowiecki represented a Roanoke, VA family whose son, a sophomore, was killed on April 16, 2007 in the Virginia Tech Massacre, in Blacksburg Virginia. The case was settled for the maximum allowed by Virginia state law.

Construction Accident: Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki represented a construction worker from CT who was severely injured in a fall from scaffolding upon which he was working in the town of Warren, MA due to lack of fall protection and improper installation of a beam. The worker suffered severe spinal injuries resulting in permanent paralysis from the waist down. The lawsuit has been settled and includes a confidentiality agreement against disclosing the seven-figure award.

Motorcycle Accident: A motorcycle accident where a pickup truck pulling a landscaping trailer pulled out in front of the motorcyclist. The severely injured rider won a settlement for $1,037,500.00.

Products Liability: A homeowner was represented by Edward A. Jazlowiecki in a products liability claim when he attempted to put together an “easy to assemble” metal shed that ended up having “guillotine like” edges exposed to the assembler. In the course of putting the shed together, the man nearly severed his arm. Inadequate instructions and safety precautions by the manufacturer led to a settlement over $600,000.00 for the victim.

Dram Shop Law Accident: The firm represented the estate of a 16 year old that was killed instantly in Connecticut by a drunk driver. The case was settled for the Policy Limits including a Dram Shop claim against the bar who had last served the drunk driver.

Greyhound Bus Accident in Maryland: A Greyhound bus crashed in Baltimore, Maryland, on Route I-395 injuring about 22 people onboard. Attorney Jazlowiecki represented one of the passengers who was seriously injured. Their claims were settled for an undisclosed amount.

Drug Company Lawsuits: Edward A. Jazlowiecki has also represented hundreds of clients in class action lawsuits against companies like Dow Corning due to the breast implant problems, AHP over the Phen-Fen issue and against Big Tobacco over smokers’ injuries and diseases. One of the Phen-Fen cases in which a Connecticut woman had to have both her mitrovalve and the aeortic valve in her heart replaced. This particular class action lawsuit settled for $350,000.00

These are just a sample of the excellent verdicts and settlements obtained by the lawyers at Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki. Click here to contact Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki to see if their Personal Injury Attorneys in Bristol and West Hartford can help you on YOUR case. Evaluation of your case is always free. You will speak directly with an attorney.

Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki has always represented private individuals hurt in motor vehicle accidents, industrial accidents, medical malpractice and pharmaceutical cases. Edward A. Jazlowiecki has never, in his entire career, represented an insurance company, a business or  entity which has caused such injury to a private citizen.

Disclaimer: These verdicts and settlements are actual results by Jazlowiecki & Jazlowiecki.  Every case is different, however, and the above cases do not guarantee that you will have a similar result. Compensation depends on many different factors and circumstances. For more details, please do not hesitate to call our Office.