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News & Resources

News & Resources2023-11-03T06:28:41-04:00

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Challenges for General Counsel – Buy In from Stakeholders

November 16, 2023|

Unlike most litigators, who are asked to defend specific allegations raised within the bounds of a particular lawsuit or claim, general counsel (whether external or internal) must look beyond a single case and provide a larger strategy to help guide their client over the years. This often requires giving advice [...]

Morrison Mahoney Partner John Knight and Associate Christopher Groves Obtain Low Verdict following a Five-Day Trial in Brockton Superior Court

October 29, 2023|

Morrison Mahoney Partner John Knight and Associate Christopher Groves obtained a very low verdict (substantially less than the original offer) following a five-day trial in the Brockton Superior Court. The plaintiff was rear-ended by our client at a high rate of speed, causing the plaintiff's car to be pushed off [...]

Responding to the Risk of Nuclear Verdicts

October 13, 2023|

Nuclear verdicts are accurately named: they are those verdicts where, for whatever reason, the jury sees fit to punish a company with damages high enough to wipe it out, or at least severely handicap its operations. These are unfortunately becoming more common across the country in product liability actions, and [...]

CT Law Update Newsletter – September 2023

September 29, 2023|

Arbitration Agreements – Premises Liability Authored by: Justin R. BengtsonBrownstone Exploration & Discovery Park v. Diane Borodkin, 220 Conn. App. 806 (2023). Brownstone owned and operated a 27-acre park with zip lines, a waterslide, rock climbing activities, cliff jumping, and inflatables.  As a condition of entering the park, Brownstone’s patrons [...]

CT Property and Casualty Insurance Law Newsletter – September 2023

September 29, 2023|

Superior Court – Underinsured Motorist Benefits – Liability Coverage Limits In Papantonakis et al v. Vega et al, defendant Geico General Insurance Company (“Geico”) insured the plaintiffs’ vehicle for Underinsured Motorist (“UIM”) coverage with limits of $25,000 / $50,000 per person / accident.  Three individuals claimed personal injuries after a [...]

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