An exceptional record of results for clients
This partial list of verdicts and settlements illustrates the kind of results we achieve for our clients. Whether personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, nursing home negligence, or social security related, Trantolo & Trantolo works tirelessly to ensure that every wronged party receives the compensation they deserve for their injuries and losses. While we cannot guarantee a specific result your case, we can promise that we will fight on your behalf as if you were member of our own family. Each one of these cases below was resolved on its own merit.
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Settlements and Verdicts
About the Settlements/Verdicts: Unless otherwise noted, each case was argued on liability and/or damages, the issues involved were complex legal and factual issues, the opposing parties were represented by counsel, and Trantolo & Trantolo was successful in collecting the amounts stated.
$9,200,000 — Medical Malpractice
Settlement during trial, after extensive discovery and litigation. Client developed cerebral palsy as a result of medical negligence which caused a lack of oxygen to the brain.
$7,900,000 — Automobile Accident
Settlement after one week of trial. Client suffered permanent, severe brain damage when his vehicle was broadsided by a police car in pursuit of another vehicle.
$5,000,000 — Medical Malpractice
Settlement. Child suffered severe injury at birth, due to medical error, resulting in permanent damage.
$3,500,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Settlement. Client was riding on Route 15 in Meriden, Connecticut, when he traveled through an area of defectively milled roadway causing him to lose control of his motorcycle and crash. He and his wife settled a lawsuit with the defendant milling company, Black & Boucher LLC, for $3.5 million dollars. Read more.
$3,250,000 — Medical Malpractice
Settlement prior to trial. Client’s husband’s death was caused by a misdiagnosis made by an emergency room doctor. This doctor failed to follow proper standards of care.
$2,500.000 — Medical Malpractice
Verdict. Plaintiff was misdiagnosed and Improperly treated during emergency room visit. This lack of proper medical care resulted in death.
$2,500,000 — Medical Malpractice
Settlement. Plaintiff died as a result of an experimental procedure to remove gallstones.
$2,000,000 — Pedestrian Injury
Mediated Settlement. Our client was crossing a street and was struck by a vehicle while she was in the roadway. She was wearing a reflective vest but was not seen by driver of vehicle that struck her. She suffered serious injuries which required numerous surgeries and ongoing treatment.
$1,700,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Settlement. Client was a passenger on a motorcycle and suffered serious injuries when the defendant’s car turned left in front of motorcycle. Plaintiff’s husband, the driver of motorcycle, was killed.
$1,550,000 — Automobile Accident
Settlement. Client was a passenger in a motor vehicle involved in a car crash. Client suffered numerous serious injuries, including traumatic brain injury.
$1,500,000 — Motor Vehicle Accident
Settlement. Client was a passenger in vehicle driven by an intoxicated driver. Client suffered multiple injuries, including traumatic brain injury, when this car was involved in a one-vehicle accident.
$1,500,000 — Medical Malpractice
Settlement. The estate of the client, who was a child, brought suit against a mental health facility. Improper restraint methods were used during a “time out,” resulting in the child’s death.
$1,480,000 — Medical Malpractice
Verdict. Client died as a result of being improperly restrained while in a hospital.
$1,380,000 — Automobile Accident
Settlement. Client suffered severe injuries, including brain damage, when her car was broadsided by a police cruiser.
$1,300,000 — Automobile Accident
Mediated Settlement. Investigation of defendant’s cell phone records indicated he had been texting while driving. His vehicle struck our client’s car, which caused it to roll over. This resulted in serious injuries to our client, which required surgeries.
$1,250,000 — Medical Malpractice
Settlement prior to trial. Client became ill during her second pregnancy. Standard of care was not followed at hospital and client died two days after giving birth.
$1,200,000 — Medical Malpractice
Settlement prior to trial. Client died as a result of an allergic reaction to a prescribed medicine.
$1,000,000 — Medical Malpractice
Settlement. Client was infant born with Erb’s Palsy as a result of negligence by medical staff.
$950,000 — Motor Vehicle Accident
Settlement. Client was standing by her vehicle on side of roadway. When she was seriously injured by an out-of-control automobile.
$925,000 — Medical Malpractice
Settlement. Proper standard of care was not provided to an infant admitted to the hospital with high fever and other symptoms. This resulted in the child’s death.
$834,000 — Motor Vehicle Accident
Settlement. Client’s vehicle was struck head-on by truck traveling too fast for conditions, causing severe concussion and serious injuries to neck, back and legs.
$825,000 — Motor Vehicle Accident
Settlement. Client was operating large dump truck at construction site. A large boulder was dropped into the truck bed, causing serious injury when his head struck roof of cab.
$775,000 — Product Liability
Settlement. Clients were having a new propane tank installed into their residence. During this installation the tank exploded, causing serious injuries to our clients and loss of property.
$750,000 — Medical Malpractice
Settlement. Client went to primary care physician complaining of fever and dizziness. The physician failed to make proper initial diagnosis, and the patient died.
$700,000 — Wrongful Death
Client died as a result of inadequate safety instructions and proper implementation of safety provisions at job site.
$675,000 — Fall Down
Settlement following Mediation. Client was struck by ladder as he walked near a retail establishment. The subsequent fall resulted in a severe skull fracture and numerous neurological deficits.
$550,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Settlement. Client was driving his motorcycle when an oncoming vehicle made left turn in front of him. This collision caused client to have severe traumatic injuries, resulting in his death.
$545,000 — Motor Vehicle Accident
Settlement. Client was rear ended by a drunk driver and sustained serious injuries the lumbar spine area.
$530,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Settlement. Client was driving a motorcycle. Defendant drove his car into path of motorcycle. Client died as a result of injuries sustained in this collision.
$515,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Settlement. Client was driving a motorcycle. Defendant made left turn in front of client, who sustained serious injuries requiring many surgeries.
$480,000 — Premises Liability
Mediated Settlement: Client was walking across a private parking lot. She slipped and fell on ice which had accumulated in the area. This caused serious injuries to client, resulting in surgeries, rehabilitation, and permanent partial disability.
$470,000 — Automobile Accident
Settlement. Defendant made left turn in front of our client’s vehicle, resulting in collision. Our client suffered numerous injuries, including ones to his ankle, knee and lumbar spine. Client unable to work at former position due to injuries.
$470,000 — Motor Vehicle Accident
Verdict. Client a passenger in a motor vehicle accident, which resulted in injuries to her neck, back and wrist. These injuries ended the possibility of a promising career as a professional horseback rider.
$465,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Settlement: Client was driving his motorcycle straight, when a car exited from private drive into his path of travel. This collision caused serious injuries to our client.
$430,000 — Fall Down
Settlement at Mediation. Client was walking through parking area, when she slipped and fell. She suffered significant injuries, and later died as a result of subsequent complications.
$422,018 — Dog Bite
Settlement. Client was bitten by two pit bulls. This attack resulted in our client having significant injuries which required surgeries and the need for physical therapy.
$333,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Verdict. Motorcycle Client suffered permanent injury when truck reversed into him and dragged him along roadway.
$315,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Settlement. Client was driving a motorcycle. Defendant tried to make left turn in front of him, causing collision. This resulted in serious injury and surgeries for broken arm and leg.
$300,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Settlement. Client was driving a motorcycle. A truck attempted to make left turn in front of client’s vehicle, causing collision. Client suffered serious injuries, including the eventual loss of a leg.
$300,000 — Product Liability
Settlement. Client was on a porch which had improperly installed railing. Client fell through railing, suffering serious fractures which required hospitalization.
$297,959 — Motor Vehicle Accident
Settlement. Client’s car was struck head on by a vehicle attempting to turn left. Client suffered a cervical spine fracture, which required surgery, as well as numerous injuries to his shoulder, hand and wrist.
$290,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Settlement. Client had just completed a left turn, when a car exited from a private drive, causing a collision. This collision resulted in our client having significant injuries. These resulted in the need for surgeries and a significant change in lifestyle.
$290,000 — Motor Vehicle Accident
Settlement. Client’s vehicle was struck in rear by defendant. This collision resulted in Traumatic Brain Injury to our client. Surgery was eventually necessary.
$290,000 — Dog Bite
Settlement. Client was riding her horse. A pit bull attacked, and our client was thrown from horse. This caused significant injury to client, resulting in surgeries, scarring and ongoing pain.
$289,258 — Motorcycle Accident
Settlement. Client was driving a motorcycle, which was stuck by a left turning vehicle. Client suffered several injuries, including a hip fracture, requiring surgery, and damage to his shoulder and back.
$275,000 — Dog Bite
Settlement. Client was visiting a neighbor and bitten in the face by that neighbor’s Rottweiler. This bite resulted in hospitalization and scarring for our client.
$270,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Settlement. Client was driving a motorcycle when struck by a left turning car. Client was thrown from motorcycle and sustained serious injuries, including a broken tibia.
$250,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Settled by Binding Arbitration. Client driving motorcycle was struck by left turning vehicle, suffering serious injuries, including partial amputation of foot.
$250,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Settlement. Client was operating a motorcycle when struck by a car attempting to make left turn in front of her. Client suffered serious injuries including concussion, fractures, scarring, and eventually required surgery.
$250,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Settlement. Client was riding his motorcycle through a green light, when another driver made a left turn in front of him. Our client suffered extensive injuries to his left leg, which required surgery.
$225,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Settlement. Client was riding his motorcycle, when an oncoming vehicle turned left in front of him, while trying to turn into a private driveway. Our client was ejected from his motorcycle, and suffered numerous fractures, some of which required surgery and physical therapy.
$220,000 — Motorcycle Accident
Settlement. Client was driving a motorcycle when another vehicle attempted to turn left in front of him, causing collision. Client suffered numerous serious injuries, including fractures which required surgery.
$206,000 — Motor Vehicle Accident
Verdict. Our client was traveling straight, when an oncoming car suddenly made a left turn in front of her vehicle. The resulting collision caused our client significant injuries.
$175,000 — Dog Bite
Settlement. Client was standing in front of his home when he was bitten by a pit bull. His injuries resulted in several surgeries, physical therapy, and the eventual amputation of a finger.
$155,000 — Premises Liability
Settlement. Client slipped and fell on mossy/icy wooden ramp. This resulted in shoulder injury to our client which required surgical repair.
$154,000 — Motor Vehicle Accident
Settlement. Client had stopped behind a vehicle which was making a left turn. His car was struck in rear, by vehicle driven by a distracted driver. This collision caused injuries which later resulted in lumbar surgery being required.
$134,493 — Motor Vehicle Accident
Verdict. Client was rear ended by a vehicle, whose driver claimed an unknown phantom vehicle caused the crash. As a result of accident, client suffered injuries to his neck, lower back and left knee.
$127,328.90 — Slip and Fall
Settlement. Client was walking her dog. She slipped on black ice which had accumulated on a wooden ramp near her doorway. This fall resulted in injuries which required surgery and physical therapy.