Minchella Law Blog

Author: Anthony R. Minchella

What’s a Trade Secret If I Don’t Keep it Secret?

Nothing. Seriously, though, even large companies, like Ford Motor Company, seem to forget this. And it will probably end up costing it a lot of …

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Thoughts on the Sandy Hook Supreme Court Hearing

On Tuesday the Connecticut Supreme Court heard arguments from the lawyers for some of the families suing Remington Arms over the marketing and sale of …

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Should I Work for the Business That Just Bought Mine?

If you are thinking of selling your business to another company, we think you’re going to want to read this blog post. Because often times …

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Are You Bound by On-Line Terms of Service? Equifax and Passive Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

Equifax’s handling of its recent data breach has drawn significant criticism, and for good reason. Some of the criticism was aimed at three executives who …

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Middletown Law Firm Lawsuit Raises Interesting Questions

It’s not too often I get to blog about one of my favorite topics, limited liability litigation, in connection with a case involving a law …

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Can a Connecticut Business Monitor Its Employees’ Phone Calls or Internet Use?

The use of electronic communications and internet in the workplace makes it increasingly important for Connecticut employers, especially small businesses, to understand some basic laws …

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What Do Connecticut Small Businesses Have to Do After a Cyber-Attack?

Cybersecurity has become a very hot issue throughout the private and public sectors over the last few years. From the alleged hacking of the 2016 …

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

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 …

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Can a Connecticut Employer Drug Test CURRENT Employees?

Yes, Connecticut employers may drug test their current employees, but not randomly unless the job is high-risk or safety sensitive.  And thank God, since one report finds …

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Must Connecticut Employers Accommodate Pregnant Workers? Yes, and Maybe Even Moreso Come October.

If Governor Malloy signs it, a new law—sHB 6668, “AN ACT CONCERNING PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE”—will alter existing protections for pregnant employees, effective on …

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