Jeffrey M. Cooper

Top rated medical malpractice attorney in Botsford, Connecticut

Cooper Law Group, PLLC
Jeffrey M. Cooper
Cooper Law Group, PLLC

Practice Areas: Medical malpractice, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Connecticut since: 2002

Education: Quinnipiac University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022 Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2012, 2014
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Cooper Law Group, PLLC

1 Botsford Hill Rd
P. O. Box 648
Botsford, CT 06470 Visit website


Jeffrey M. Cooper is a personal injury and medical malpractice trial attorney at the law firm Cooper Law Group, PLLC, located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Over the last 20 years, he has developed a reputation for his efforts advocating for the seriously injured. His practice involves representing people who have suffered because of medical negligence, including surgical and anesthesia errors, misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis and medical malpractice. He also helps those affected by defective medical products and extends his service to the counties of Fairfield and New Haven.

Mr. Cooper handles cases of clients who have been impacted by heart attack, paralysis, traumatic brain injury, limb amputation and other catastrophic losses because of professional negligence. He is recognized by his peers as a skilled negotiator and creative problem-solver who is keen on giving his best efforts. Over the last several years, Mr. Cooper has obtained millions of dollars worth of settlements during trial. 

Rated AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Cooper has also received a rating of 10/10 on Avvo. Recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer, he was included in the American Society of Legal Advocates’ list of Top 40 Under 40 and the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys’ list of Top 10. He is a member of several reputed legal bodies such as the American Board of Trial Advocates, the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. 

Mr. Cooper pursued his bachelor’s in Trinity College, where he graduated in 1999. In 2001, he received his J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law. He finds satisfaction in fighting for his clients and forcing the opposition to fix and make up for the harm they caused.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Personal injury - general: plaintiff

Focus areas

Medical malpractice, Birth injury, Delayed or incorrect diagnosis, Animal bites, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Dram shop laws, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff

First Admitted: 2002, Connecticut

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New Haven County Bar Association
  • ABOTA, 2021
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • Trinity College, B.A., 1999
  • Super Lawyers
  • Connecticut Top 40 Litigation Lawyer
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • AVVO highest rated 10.0
  • Won a verdict for $4.2 Million dollars in medical malpractice case for improper medication management resulting in intraoperative stroke and traumatic brain injury., 2021
  • Obtained a confidential $2,000,000 settlement in a medical malpractice case related to delayed diagnosis of cancer, 2020
  • Obtained a confidential mid-figure-dollar settlement in a medical malpractice case related to an ER's failure to admit, 2020
  • Obtained a jury verdict of $330,000 in a no pay case against a municipality related to a two car head-on collision resulting in a leg fracture that Attorney Cooper proved was the result of the city's failure to remove foliage that obstructed his client's view of a stop sign.  The case was tried under a sole proximate cause standard related to the state's highway defect statute, 2018
  • Obtained the highest verdict in the state (at the time it was rendered) of $2,800,000 in a motorcycle accident case for the driver of a Harley Davidson who was killed in an accident with a car, 2017
  • Obtained a confidential $2,500,000 settlement in a medical malpractice case related to improper management of mechanical ventilation, 2017
Industry Groups:
  • Community

Office location for Jeffrey M. Cooper

1 Botsford Hill Rd
P. O. Box 648
Botsford, CT 06470

Phone: 203-902-0848


8 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2008 - 2012, 2014

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