Jacqueline focuses her practice on defending personal injury actions and claims that are brought against companies and individuals. This includes a focus on defending claims against medical professionals. Jacqueline has represented nursing homes, hospitals, doctors in a variety of specialties, dentists, nurses and physical therapists in malpractice lawsuits and in administrative proceedings with the Department of Public Health.
Additionally, Jacqueline’s practice includes defending employers and companies against actions alleging discrimination brought by individuals in the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.
Jacqueline also has extensive experience in defending actions involving premises liability claims and automobile accidents.
- Successfully defended a hospital against claims that a psychiatric hold was lifted prematurely
- Achieved full dismissal of action against a nursing care company for claims that it failed to treat pressure sores, causing death
- Achieved dismissal of administrative proceeding against physician with no disciplinary action taken in connection with claims that the physician provided improper medical treatment to a minor patient
- Successfully defended large national company in administrative action against claims it discriminated against a disabled former employee