Zeldes, Needle & Cooper PC
1000 Lafayette Boulevard
Bridgeport , CT 06604
Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – Sunday Closed
Jeremy Virgil Personal Injury Lawyer
Zeldes, Needle & Cooper PC
Jeremy C. Virgil concentrates his practice in the areas of plaintiff’s personal injury, malpractice and workers’ compensation. He also handles employment and commercial litigation.
Mr. Virgil’s personal injury practice involves wrongful death, serious and significant personal injuries, general negligence cases, such as car accidents, truck crashes, construction injuries, railroad accidents, defective and dangerous products, slip and falls, assaults, sexual assaults, toxic torts, hit and run collisions, uninsured drivers, underinsured drivers. He has pursued class action lawsuits on behalf of the victims of defective products and unscrupulous retailers. Mr. Virgil has also sued multiple insurance companies directly for their misconduct and bad faith behavior in the handling and processing of personal injury lawsuits and claims.
Mr. Virgil represents the victims of medical malpractice and professional negligence. He has obtained favorable verdicts or settlements for clients who were the victims of medical negligence involving reproductive and fertility medicine, tissue banking and cryopreservation, gastroenterology, neurosurgery, internal medicine, physical therapy and nursing care amongst others.
Mr. Virgil’s workers’ compensation practice involves the representation of seriously injured workers and complex claims. He has represented union and non-union workers, police officers, paid and volunteer fire fighters, correction officers, truck drivers, delivery drivers, factor workers, administrative assistants, laboratory technicians, medical record keepers, teachers and professional athletes amongst others. Mr. Virgil has obtained workers’ compensation benefits for clients suffering back injuries, neck injuries, paralysis, heart attacks and heart conditions (myocardial infarction (MI), atrial fibrillation (afib), hypertension, aortic dissection), concussions, comas, ringing in the ears, shoulder injuries, knee injuries, foot and ankle injuries, elbow injuries, hernias, carpal tunnel, burns, PTSD, exposure to MRSA, exposure to HIV, infections, and death.
Mr. Virgil’s labor and employment practice involves representing individuals and companies before federal and state courts, administrative agencies, industry regulatory bodies, and private arbitrators. Mr. Virgil handles sexual harassment, age discrimination, sex discrimination, race discrimination, employment contracts, whistleblower claims, FMLA violations, and wrongful discharge.
Mr. Virgil earned his B.A. and M.A. from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York in 2001 and 2002, and his J.D. from The University of Connecticut School of Law in 2005. While at the University of Connecticut, Mr. Virgil received the CALI award for excellence in trial practice.
From 2014 through the present, Mr. Virgil has been selected as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” for his representation of plaintiff in their personal injury claims. For information on the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers,” click here.
From 2012 through the present, Mr. Virgil has been selected every year by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the “Top 40 Under 40” for his representation of plaintiffs in their personal injury claims. For information on the “Top 40 Under 40” process, click here.
Mr. Virgil has been named a Connecticut Rising Star in the area of General Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law, Medical Malpractice and Workers’ Compensation every year from 2009 through the present. For information on the Connecticut Rising Star process, click here.
Mr. Virgil also has been given a 10.0 “Superb” rating by Avvo. For information on the Avvo process, click here.