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  • More Suits Against Hospital

    Two more men who say they were sexually molested by Dr. George Reardon filed lawsuits Thursday against St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, claiming the hospital was negligent in its supervision of the doctor during the 30 years he practiced there....
  • Claim: Doctor Wielded Firearm

    New lawsuits filed in the case of alleged child molester George Reardon include accusations that the West Hartford endocrinologist threatened his victims with a gun, rewarded them with cash and molested four brothers in the same family. The lawsuits,...
  • Lawsuit Contains First Rape Allegation Against Reardon

    The case of alleged child molester George Reardon took a new twist Tuesday with an accusation in a lawsuit that the late West Hartford endocrinologist raped a young boy — the first such claim to surface publicly. The rape allegation is included...
  • Sexual Assault Claims Widen

    An alleged victim of George Reardon claimed in a lawsuit Friday that in addition to being sexually assaulted by the late endocrinologist, he was raped at gunpoint by another person connected with Reardon. The allegation is believed to be the first in...
  • Eight More Sue St. Francis In Sex Abuse Case

    Eight more people — including a man who claims Dr. George Reardon raped him repeatedly — have filed a lawsuit against St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center alleging negligence in not preventing the prominent endocrinologist from sexually...
  • Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade

    Funding Approved For UConn Health Center's Upgrade
    The University of Connecticut scored a victory this week when legislators approved a $362 million plan to revamp and expand the UConn Health Center and fund health initiatives involving other area hospitals. On Friday, officials from three hospitals...
  • Six More Sue St. Francis Hospital In Reardon Sex Abuse Case

    Six more people have filed suit against St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center alleging abuse by Dr. George Reardon, who worked at the hospital for 30 years and is believed to have sexually abused as many as 500 children. The newest plaintiffs —...
  • Tragic Decision: Man Brain-Damaged, Hospital Accused

    Tragic Decision: Man Brain-Damaged, Hospital Accused
    Stephen M. Smith decided to undergo throat surgery to remove a spot on his esophagus — a spot that he feared could become cancerous. As he walked into St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford on July 3, 2008, Smith and his wife, Benay,...
  • Man Tries to Amputate Own Arm During Furnace Mishap

    Man Tries to Amputate Own Arm During Furnace Mishap
    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Jonathan Metz had been trapped for two days in his basement with his left arm stuck in a broken furnace. Smelling rotting flesh, he decided that amputation was his only hope. So the 31-year-old fashioned a tourniquet near his...
  • Trapped Man Amputates Own Arm

    Trapped Man Amputates Own Arm
    A man who tried to amputate his own arm after he became trapped for days while working on the furnace in the basement of his Connecticut home has undergone followup surgery. Jonathan Metz, who lives alone, was reportedly trying to fix his furnace when...
  • Man Who Was Stuck In Furnace Is Out Of Intensive Care Unit

    Man Who Was Stuck In Furnace Is Out Of Intensive Care Unit
    Jonathan Metz was rescued after a friend who had not heard from him for several days called police. Jonathan Metz, who was rescued Wednesday after his arm got stuck in his furnace nearly three days before, was out of the intensive care unit at St....