After four years of litigation and a nearly three-week jury trial in the United States District Court for the Western District of New York, Mr. Connors and Mr. Romano obtained a “Not Guilty” verdict on three of four counts of a Superseding Indictment accusing Buffalo Police Officer Corey Krug of excessive force in three separate incidents and falsifying a report in relation to one of those incidents.
Mollie C. McGorry has been promoted to Partner at Connors LLP. Mollie is a trial attorney whose practice focuses on the representation of hospitals, physicians, and other health care professionals in medical malpractice lawsuits. Ms. McGorry also regularly represents physicians, attorneys, and other professionals in disciplinary proceedings and ethical matters.
After being sought out by an out-of-state man injured by his personal trainer’s negligence, Joe took on the challenge and successfully obtained justice. Only a few weeks before the Federal Court trial would begin, Joe’s client received a significant settlement. Although its terms are confidential, it is believed to be one of the largest settlements for this type of action in that state.
An attorney for a young man who had been seriously injured when he fell from a rockwall at a local fair sought the assistance of Connors LLP after several years of litigation against the corporation that owned the amusement attraction. Our firm took over the case, and Lawlor Quinlan and Caitlin O’Neil completed discovery and obtained a successful verdict in the liability portion of the trial. Even after we proved that the defendant’s carelessness caused the client’s injuries, the insurance company still would not pay the policy.