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Hartford Hospital Found Liable in Sex Abuse Scandal

22 July 2011

A six-person jury has awarded a victim $2,750,000 after finding the St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center at fault in a sex abuse lawsuit involving a doctor that worked there. The jury declared that the hospital failed to protect its patients. Authorities believe the doctor, Dr. George Reardon, used the […]

Couple Sues Hartford After Car Crash

20 July 2011

A Bloomfield couple has filed a lawsuit against the city of Hartford and one of its police officers for injuries sustained during a 2009 collision between their car and a vehicle fleeing police. The crash occurred at Coventry and East Harold streets, the suit said. Oraine Ridley, 53, and his […]

Recall of Xtreme Ultimate Sexual Enhancer

18 July 2011

The maker of Via Xtreme Ultimate Sexual Enhancer Dietary Supplement for Men is recalling three lots of its product because it may lower blood pressure to dangerous levels in patients taking nitrates found in some prescription drugs such as nitroglycerin. Consumers with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or heart […]

$2.25 Million Verdict in Medical Malpractice Case

11 July 2011

A patient was awarded $2.25 million after suffering a brain injury from anesthesia. The plaintiff had undergone surgery at the Ambulatory Surgery Center to have a prosthetic lens implanted. The surgery is typically a relatively simple procedure that takes less than two hours to perform. The anesthesiologist and the Ambulatory […]

Diabetes Drug May Increase the Risk of Bladder Cancer

30 June 2011

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that the type 2 diabetes medication Actos® could increase the risk of bladder cancer in some patients. The announcement is based on the agency’s interim review of an ongoing study. The FDA reported that patients who took Actos® for longer periods of […]

$58 Million Birth Injury Verdict

13 June 2011

A Waterbury jury has returned an award of $58 million to the family of a child who developed cerebral palsy following a difficult delivery. The jury found the treating gynecologist, Richard Viscarello of Maternal-Fetal Care P.C., was negligent because he failed to perform a cesarean delivery in time. The medical […]

15-Year Old Driver Dies in Collision

09 June 2011

A 15-year old boy who was driving his father’s Dodge Neon at high speeds died after crashing into another car. The collision occurred on June 8, 2011 at approximately 3:30 p.m. Shaun Anthony, the young driver, died at Waterbury Hospital. A 14-year-old passenger is being treated for serious injuries at […]

People Ejected from Cars in Connecticut Auto Accident

27 May 2011

A serious car crash caused the intersection of Franklin Avenue and Shultas Place to be closed Friday morning, May 27, 2011. According to reports, the collision involved multiple vehicles. Details about the Hartford accident have not been released, but officials said multiple people were ejected from the cars. Auto accidents […]

Canton High School Teacher Killed in Car Crash

17 May 2011

Students from Canton High School mourned the loss of a teacher on May 9, 2011 after finding out she was killed in a fatal car crash over the weekend. Jaclyn King, 26, has been a teacher at Canton High School for only two years, but according to the students, she […]

Plea Bargain in Connecticut Drunk Driving Death

12 May 2011

A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty following a drunken driving rampage which left a 4 -year-old girl dead. The plea was for first-degree manslaughter and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and drugs. It is expected to save him at least 10 years in prison, much to […]