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What Defenses Can You Raise in an Anti-SLAPP Motion?

What is a SLAPP lawsuit? It’s when someone or some business sues you just to intimidate you.  I’ve been training my mind to consider an …

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Can A Business File a SLAPP Special Motion to Dismiss?

Yes, of course.  So many states, last count 30 states have statutes that protect certain constitutional rights, of persons, and of businesses.  A SLAPP (Strategic …

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Can COVID-19 Impact a Court’s Decision on Employee Non-Competition Agreements

Yes, because it can affect a court’s analysis as to the balance of equities between protecting an employer’s legitimate business interests and a former employee’s …

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Does My Home Improvement Contract Have to Perfectly Comply With the Law?

YES! Well, Almost Yes. You’re safer if you think yes, your contract must strictly comply with certain parts of Connecticut’s Home Improvement Act.  You’re probably …

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What Law Determines Minority Member LLC Oppression in Connecticut?

When a minority member of a Connecticut LLC is oppressed, the legal standard Connecticut applies is called the “reasonable expectations” standard.  This looks at the …

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When Can an LLC Member Claim Oppression to Dissolve a Connecticut LLC?

The answer to when an LLC member suffers oppression just came on September 29, 2020, in the Connecticut Appellate Court’s decision in Manere v. Collins …

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Can I Force Someone to Sell Me Their House?

Yes, you can. You can even force someone to buy your house if you prove certain things, just like any other lawsuit. Unlike other lawsuits …

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Can I Use a Competitor’s Trademark in My Google Ad?(Part II)

A very recent North Carolina federal appeals court case means your business has less risk if it uses a competitor’s trademark in its Google or …

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Has COVID-19 Changed Connecticut Workers Compensation Laws?

Connecticut’s Governor broadened workers compensation protection for employees due to COVID-19. Most of the impact will be felt by your insurance company more than your …

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Can COVID Get Me Out of My Non-Compete?

It’s Quite Possible COVID-19 Will Impact the Enforceability of a Non-Compete. The law surrounding non-competition agreements (non-competes, non-solicits, also called restrictive covenants) is well established …

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