We had a client years ago who had a medical device go bad on him. Another law firm (we won’t name names) refused him, saying he didn’t have a case. It was difficult, that much was true. But we still got him a six-figure settlement. In another situation, an employee who had been wrongfully terminated, […]
Connecticut cracks down on Uber and Lyft. A recent law is requiring “Transportation network Companies” (which the state admits is aimed at Uber and Lyft) to do various things before operating in the state. For instance, they now have to register with the state Department of Transportation, (for fifty grand each, and a five grand […]
Want to know a weird Connecticut law? Until 2002, it was illegal to keep town records or probate records in any place where liquor was sold. So, it used to be illegal to have the local tavern be the storage facility for the town. Of course, as with most laws, there is a reason behind […]
Did you know that you can sue someone who has previously filed and lost a frivolous lawsuit against you? Even if it was small claims, you can still recover your costs from the prior lawsuit. Of course, you may just want to let sleeping dogs lie but you should at least check it out with […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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,