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News & Resources

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

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CT Property and Casualty Insurance Law Newsletter – November 2023

November 29, 2023|

Authored by: Joseph R. Ciollo Superior Court – Underinsured Motorist Coverage – Arbitration In Wedderburn et al v. Arbella Protection Insurance Company, Inc., the parties submitted to arbitration on the plaintiffs’ claims for Underinsured Motorist (“UIM”) coverage.  After the arbitrator issued a decision in the defendant’s favor, the plaintiff’s filed [...]

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 [...]

CT Property and Casualty Insurance Law Newsletter – October 2023

October 31, 2023|

Authored by Joseph R. Ciollo Superior Court – Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act – Home Improvement Act In Silva et al v. Betolatti, the plaintiffs hired the defendant contractor to perform home improvement services at their property.  A dispute arose concerning the lack of progress on the job and the [...]

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 [...]

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