18 January - 2019
SOC Partner Rich O’Connor prevailed in Waterbury Superior Court
- SOC Partner Rich O’Connor prevailed in Waterbury Superior Court on behalf of a Connecticut Orthopedic Surgeon who plaintiff claimed was negligent in failing to diagnose and properly treat a prosthetic joint infection following a total a 2-stage total knee revision. Plaintiff subsequently went on to have an above-the-knee amputation. During trial, Plaintiff’s counsel asked the jury for a verdict in the range of $6,000,000 – 45,000,000. Attorney O’Connor skillfully navigated the jury through the medical complexities of the care and educated the jury through every witness that the amputation was not caused by the alleged negligence. After 5 ½ hours of deliberation, the jury rendered a defense verdict.