Minchella Law Blog

Author: Anthony R. Minchella

Change is Good: Applause for the (Almost) New Connecticut LLC Act Part One

Connecticut is closer to adopting the Uniform Limited Liability Act, and that’s good news.  You can follow the bill (HD 5259) here.  Connecticut’s current LLC act has …

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Have You Considered Using Legalzoom? Arbitration May Be In Your Future

By now, you’ve heard of Legalzoom.  Bob Shapiro, one of O.J. Simpson’s former attorneys, co-founded the business which provides an array of legal services to individuals …

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Member of an LLC and Being Treated Poorly? New LLC Law May Have a Solution For You: Part Two

Whenever someone is referred to us because they are in a dispute with a member of their LLC or another shareholder of a corporation, the …

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Scrambled Eggs and Punitive Damages in Employee Restrictive Covenant Litigation

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 …

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And the Home Improvement Contractor Wins!!

Home improvement contractors can get a bad rap. And just like lawyers, its mostly undeserved. Contractors are regulated by the state Department of Consumer Protection and governed …

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Get Out the Magnifying Glass to Read the Fine Print

Read the fine print.  Everyone has heard that saying. I know it takes time, and who has time these days? Liquidated damages provisions are some …

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Lawyers, Guns and CUTPA, Get Me Outta of This

This is my second blog concerning Sandy Hook.  If you want to, read my first one here.  This is the only blogging I’ve done when, as …

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Under the Radar, Employer Gets Big Win From Appellate Court

Employers and other defendants got a big win last week at the appellate court in Connecticut. In Palumbo v. Barbadimos (you can read the opinion here) …

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Court Limits Statutory Claims Based on Non-Competition Agreement

I blogged last month here about a recent Connecticut Superior Court case, which showcased some typical issues with non-competition and non-solicitation agreements.  Another interesting part of the decision that …

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Surprise! Part of Your Non-Solicitation Agreement Is Unenforceable

You want a non-competition or non-solicitation agreement your company can enforce, right?  Stupid question, you say.  Well, companies need to analyze the language in their …

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