David K. Jaffe

David K. Jaffe
Firm: Brown Paindiris & Scott, LLP
Address: 100 Pearl Street
Hartford, CT 06103-4506
Phone: 860-266-7016
877-783-5367 (Toll Free)
Fax: 860-522-2490
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Web site: http://www.bpslawyers.com
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Attorney David Jaffe's practice covers a wide variety of litigation and is founded on a solid base of practical trial experience over many years. Attorney Jaffe has devoted most of his practice to plaintiff’s trial work, emphasizing civil rights cases, primarily police misconduct cases throughout the state, medical malpractice, employment law, personal injury, and criminal law. Lately he has also brought multiple class action lawsuits in the areas of excessive bond, false arrest and false imprisonment, as well as rights of private and state employees.

Mr. Jaffe has attained success in numerous important areas of the law and cases, such as his participation over many years in Copper-7 IUD litigation, where he successfully represented numerous women who were rendered infertile by Copper-7 IUD’s. He has obtained jury verdicts against and extracted settlements from, municipalities, police departments, the State of Connecticut, corporations and insurance companies. He has been involved in dozens of large medical and legal malpractice settlements, several exceeding one million dollars. He has also successfully argued numerous appeals before the Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Court, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Attorney Jaffe is admitted to practice in Connecticut and is the former Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Human Rights and Responsibilities Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. He is also a former member of the Criminal Justice Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. Attorney Jaffe is also a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. He serves as the Treasurer of the Connecticut Civil Liberties Union and is a former adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut. Attorney Jaffe was formerly a member of the Zoning Board of Appeals, Board of Selectmen and Commission on Human Rights in West Hartford, where he grew up, and has always been active in local and national political causes.

Areas of Practice:
Plaintiff's Trial Work
Civil Rights Cases
Primarily Police Misconduct
Medical Malpractice
Employment Law
Personal Injury
Criminal Law
Wrongful Death
Serious Cases
False Imprisonment
Class Action
Jail Suicide
Probate Litigation
Bar Admissions:
Connecticut, 1980
U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1984
University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut, 1980
Honors: cum laude

Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, 1977
Honors: magna cum laude
Major: Economics

Published Works:
Medical Malpractice Suits Relating to the Condition of Aortic Valve Stenosis

What Should You Do When You Get Into an Auto Accident?

Who's Responsible for the Falling Tree?

Police Brutality

Value of Wrongful Imprisonment Cases

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Former Adjunct Professor, University of Connecticut

Honors and Awards:
American Jurisprudence Award in Labor Law

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Connecticut Bar Association, Human Rights and Responsibilities Section
Former Chairperson, Executive Committee

Connecticut Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section
Former Member

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association

Connecticut Civil Liberties Union

Zoning Board of Appeals
Formerly Member

Board of Selectmen and Commission on Human Rights in West Hartford
Formerly Member

Pi Gamma Mu
Birth Information:
1955, Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America
West Practice Categories:
Civil Rights, Criminal Defense, Employment, Employment Law -- Employer, Litigation & Appeals, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
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