Verdicts & Settlements
Injury law is all about getting results. At Morizio Law Firm, P.C., we understand this as well as anyone.
Every day, we see the painful effects of work injuries and negligence accidents. Our clients have suffered injuries that affect their bodies, their ability to work, their financial stability, and their families. They come to our law office looking for answers.
Behind every successful verdict or settlement is the story of a person who has suffered a serious injury on or off the job — and also a person who has been fairly compensated. Our attorneys are as passionate as ever about getting results for our clients. Read on for our list of recent verdicts and settlements:
- CONSTRUCTION WORKER SUSTAINED NECK, UPPER EXTREMITY INJURIES WHILE PERFORMING HEAVY LABOR:
Employee was injured after thrown backward while operating a cement mixer. Settlement for $517,000.00 included allocation of $70,000.00 set-aside for future medical treatment following cervical and shoulder surgeries as a result of the work injury.
- WIDOW OF LONG DISTANCE TRUCK DRIVER WHO SUFFERED WORK RELATED HEART ATTACK:
Employer denied claim, which went to trial. Widow prevailed and employer appealed to the Supreme Court of Connecticut. Court affirmed and widow awarded lump sum in excess of $500,000.00, plus $160,000.00 in penalties. In addition, widow is to receive $40,000.00 a year for life, plus cost of living adjustments (COLAs).
- MECHANIC WITH BILATERAL KNEE INJURIES:
$470,000.00 settlement based on the injured worker’s medical and vocational disabilities following a work-related knee injury and bilateral knee surgeries.
- TRUCK DRIVER LIFTING PALLETS DURING DELIVERY:
Compensation paid resulting in full and final settlement of $100,000.00 following lost time and permanent partial disability of the neck, and both upper extremities.
- SALESMAN INJURED IN WORK-RELATED MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT:
$386,000.00 full and final settlement to include cost of potential bilateral hip surgery and other medical costs to be placed in self administered Medicare Set Aside trust, value of temporary total disability benefits future permanent partial disability benefits as assessed by the claimant’s treating physician.
- REGISTERED NURSE INJURED AT FACILITY WHILE LIFTING A PATIENT:
$96,000.00 full and final settlement to include $30,000.00 in indemnity benefits and remainder to be self administered in Medicare Set Aside trust accounting for future medical costs.
- CONSTRUCTION WORKER RESIDING IN NEW JERSEY INJURED AT CONNECTICUT JOB SITE:
$187,500.00 full and final settlement to include cost of prospective lower back surgery and future indemnity benefits.