Since launching the firm in March 2012, Deakin Edwards & Clark has achieved the following results:

Defendants’ Verdict, Wrongful Death and Catastrophic Injury

Following a month-long trial in July 2012, Attorneys Michael Deakin and Peter Clark received a defendants’ verdict in a wrongful death and catastrophic injury lawsuit involving claims of nursing malpractice. The plaintiff’s decedent died in bed of severe burns, and her developmentally disabled son suffered severe injuries as a result of the fire. Defending a visiting nursing association and its employee, the plaintiff’s attorney demand prior to trial was in excess of $10 million. The jury returned a defendants’ verdict on all counts, including recklessness counts, after deliberating for only two days.

Defendants’ Verdict, Civil Rights

Attorney Michael Deakin received a defendants’ verdict in October 2012 in a civil rights case involving a claim of unlawful entry into the plaintiff’s home without a warrant. The case was tried in federal court in Bridgeport, CT. Michael represented two police officers, including the former Assistant Police Chief of a Connecticut city, and prevailed in convincing the jury that the officers entered the home under exigent circumstances. Pre-trial demands to settle were in the six figures.

Appellate Court Reversal, Indemnity Claim

Attorney Peter Clark obtained a ruling from the Appellate Court in December 2012 reversing the trial court’s decision throwing out a defendant’s third party common law indemnity claim against a major utility company. In the case, Attorney Clark represented a regional emergency dispatch center that was sued by the estate of a motorcyclist who perished after striking a downed power line on a rural road following a major storm.

Confidential Settlements, Personal Injury

Attorney Paul Edwards has obtained confidential settlements in numerous cases, totaling several million dollars.

  • Our Attorneys

    Peter Clark
    Defense Attorney
    Michael Deakin
    Defense Attorney
    Paul Edwards
    Plaintiff Attorney
    J. Timothy Deakin, of Counsel
    Plaintiff Attorney

    Success with Deakin, Edwards & Clark

    Results and Verdicts
    Refer a Case
    Alternate Dispute Resolution

    How We Work

    Our firm is founded on relationships of high integrity - with members of the Connecticut judicial system, and with our clients. Our style is defined by perseverance, and a principled commitment to winning our cases. We uphold the highest standards of legal work, and are selective about the cases we will take on.