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Can I Sue My Partner for a Violation of CUTPA? (I Know, You'd Rather Hit Him)

Posted August 6, 2017

 Yes, of course you can, if he or she is doing some very bad things.  You see, partners get into disputes all the time. Disagreements happen, whether they are between partners in a limited liability company, a true partnership, or shareholders in a closely-held corporation. And sometimes those disagreements are pretty serious, like when one partner steals money from the company. Or, maybe one of the partners starts a competing business and takes away the company’s customers. That kind of stuff gets serious, and is not the kind of behavior partners can (or should) turn their back on.

Missed the Filing Deadline for Attorney's Fees: No Worries (Well, Maybe Some)

Posted November 27, 2016

When does a prevailing party have to apply for an award of attorney's fees in Connecticut state court? Lawyers received an answer from the Connecticut Appellate Court last week in Meadowbrook Center, Inc. v. Buchman. You can read the decision here.  We've discussed attorney's fees before, which you can read here and here.

Scrambled Eggs and Punitive Damages in Employee Restrictive Covenant Litigation

Posted March 19, 2016

Businesses now have a good case to support recovery of attorney's fees just for scrambling to court to keep a former employee from violating a non-competition or non-solicitation agreement, even if the company has suffered no other harm. You can catch up on non-competition agreements by reading this.

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