News & Press Releases

  • Jul 18

    Connors & Vilardo attorneys successfully represented the families of two men who were killed when Flight 3407 crashed in Clarence Center, New York. The efforts of the families led to sweeping changes and improvements in the entire aviation industry, and Connors & Vilardo was proud to play a leading role in the historic litigation against the airlines.

  • May 24

    Mr. Terrence M. Connors, Esq., was recently profiled by Laws.com. In the exclusive interview, Mr. Connors explained: “In our firm, one day we may be litigating a constitutional claim, while the next day we may be arguing for a profoundly injured person. It’s exciting to come to work to see what is next on my calendar—there is always something new.”

  • Dec 18

    A jury Tuesday awarded $11.1 million to a 59-year-old blind and developmentally disabled man who has lived for 26 years in a Niagara Falls group home run by the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Niagara County. The jury awarded almost everything Connors asked for: $600,000 in past damages, $1 million for future damages and $6 million over 20 years for future medical costs. Jurors added $3.5 million in punitive damages.

  • Dec 03

    Attorney Michael J. Roach, a partner in the Buffalo, N.Y. firm of Connors & Vilardo LLP, became a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers at the group’s recent annual meeting in New York City. The induction ceremony took place at the Waldorf-Astoria before an audience of nearly 1,100 on October 20.

    Fellowship is by invitation only and follows a rigorous background investigation. Membership in the College cannot exceed one percent of the total lawyer population…

  • Jul 05

    A Monroe County jury Friday returned a verdict of $2.4 million to a man injured in a car accident several years ago.

    Following a five-day trial before Monroe County Supreme Court Justice William P. Polito, the jury made the award to a man from Arizona who suffered shoulder and back injuries in an accident on state Route 390 in the Town of Greece…

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