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Recovery for Injuries from Collision with Underinsured Motor Vehicle

Congratulations to our partner, Joseph M. Porto, for a $199,843 jury verdict rendered in Middletown Superior Court on June 1, 2017.  The case involved a claim for underinsured motorist benefits against the client’s own carrier, Liberty Mutual. The highest offer prior to  trial was $40,000. The claim arose out of an August 2, 2014, rear-end

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Connecticut Employers Need to Get Ready to “ban the box”

On January 1, 2017 Connecticut will join a growing number of states that “ban the box.”  Public Act 16-83 known as  “an act concerning fair chance employment” bars employers from asking prospective employees to disclose prior arrests, criminal charges or convictions on an initial employment application.  Also, an employer may not require an employee or

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Reducing Litigation Exposure…Easier than Employers Think…

Reducing and eliminating lawsuits or the potential of lawsuits is always a concern for employers.   There is a simple and cost effective way to reduce such risk- updated and accurate Employment Handbooks.  Employment laws are developing, evolving and changing at a rapid pace.  The accuracy of Employment Handbooks is imperative for employers to protect themselves

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6 Tips to Avoid Foreclosure

Going through foreclosure can be a terrible, stressful experience. Here are some tips to avoid foreclosure and advice in case you find yourself in this situation…

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Things To Know About Worker’s Compensation in Connecticut

Workers’ Compensation is in place to provide medical treatment, wage replacement benefits, and other benefits for workers who have been injured on the job or have become ill from their jobs…

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Five Things to Know About Wills in Connecticut

An estate planning attorney can explain why it’s important to have a Will. A Last Will and Testament is legal document that provides instructions to the person who will manage your estate as to how your assets should be divided upon your death and how they will be distributed….

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Navigating Post Divorce Issues

Navigating a divorce is not always easy. And your divorce attorney or family lawyer can help you through this difficult time. But it is also important to know if you can be taken back to court after the dust has settled. Here are a few reasons you may be heading back to court…

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Accessing Employee Social Media Accounts

Any good employment lawyer would tell you, as an employer it’s important to know which laws you are not breaking and which laws you potentially are…

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Personal Injury Laws and Statutory Rules in Connecticut

If you are thinking about filing a personal injury claim in Connecticut there are a few things you need to know first…

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