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Category: litigation

Don’t try to evict the tenant who overpaid.

That is the lesson of the recent case of Elliott Enterprises, LLC v. Goodale, _____ Conn.App. ________ (June 28, 2016). In Goodale, the landlord attempted to evict a bakery tenant over a dispute of common area charges. The landlord claimed that the tenant had not paid its fair share of upgraded sewer charges. But, the tenant […]

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Clarifying apparent authority.

If a person is injured by another, under what situations may they also sue a third party, not directly connected to the injury? (In case you were wondering, this is called bringing the “deep pocket” to a lawsuit.) It once was the generally accepted, or assumed, rule in Connecticut tort cases that a plaintiff could not […]

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