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Where do we sue, and what law applies?

Sometimes cases are brought in one state even though the events occurred in another. There are a variety of reasons for this but, the question arises “how does a Connecticut court handle a case from another state?” A recent case in the Connecticut Supreme Court highlighted how courts will handle this. In Ronald Gold et […]

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Overtime Law 2016

I already posted on the changes to overtime law but now those changes are set to be implemented. If you need help working through the changes and what they may mean for you, give us a call at 860-373-2386.

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A CUTPA Win! (And Loss… Doh!)

It is so nice to win on appeal, overturning a stunning loss at trial, having the Court adopt your reasoning in its decision. Except when you concede issues that come back to bite you. The defendant in Western Dermatology Consultants, P.C. v. VitalWorks, Inc. had this happen in, what I will call “The Good, The […]

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If You Can’t Prove Breach of Contract You Can’t Prove CUTPA

So says the court in a recently decided case, Solairaj v. Mannarino Builders, Inc., AC 37988 Court of Appeals of Connecticut (September 6, 2016). The long and short of the case,

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A good business lawyer?

There are several types of lawyers, even though we all go through the same basic legal training. So, you probably are wondering what makes a good business lawyer? This is what I would look for, if I was looking for a business lawyer:

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