Monthly Archives: February 2020

INVASION OF PRIVACY; AN OLD TORT WITH NEW LIFE

Since 1959 Connecticut has recognized that someone who unreasonably and seriously interferes with another person’s right to privacy can be held liable for damages. In Korn v. Rennison, the Connecticut Superior Court held that someone who engages in conduct that he would have realized was offensive to persons of ordinary sensibilities could be held responsible… Read More »

DISCLOSURE OF ESTATE PLAN DOCUMENTS

A recurring problem that we have noticed with respect to estate planning documents, besides having none at all, is when the author fails to advise anyone that the documents exist and where the originals are located. The following is a common occurrence: Elderly clients ask us to prepare estate planning and end of life documents…. Read More »

WORKERS COMPENSATION AND THE PRINCIPAL EMPLOYER RULE

In a recent decision, the Connecticut Appellate Court had occasion to review the circumstances where an employee of a subcontractor can maintain a claim for workers compensation benefits against the “principal employer.” Section 31-291 of the Connecticut General Statutes provides that “when any principal employer procures any work to be done wholly or part for… Read More »

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