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  • Attorney's Fees
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  • false advertising
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  • small business
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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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Do Homemaker Companion Agency Contracts Have to Be in Writing – YES!

Wow. Just when you think our courts are becoming more business friendly, the Connecticut Supreme Court issues a decision on whether businesses can enforce oral …

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What Happens If I Don’t Use a Home Improvement Contract?

Connecticut Contractors beware, that cartoon was reality for one of your peers, and cost him a ton of money.  A recent Connecticut Supreme Court decision …

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When is an Independent Contractor Really Independent? It’s as Easy as ABC – Kinda, sorta

So many businesses rely on independent contractors to provide services to their customers. Home improvement contractors quickly come to mind. Businesses realize many benefits from …

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Is there such a thing as employee loyalty?

Yes, there is, but not when compared to the loyalty of a pet. So what can you do if you discover a seriously disloyal employee? …

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When Can a Business Sue Another Business Over an Employee’s Non-Compete Agreement?

Why do companies have some employees sign noncompetition agreements and nonsolicitation agreements? Well, it’s simple. So they can protect their business, its goodwill, income, the …

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Santa Claus is From Ohio: Merry Christmas Everyone!

I was wondering whether Santa Claus has ever really been in court charged with a crime.  Sort of like “Miracle on 34th Street.” Alas, he …

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Buyers Beware! Read the Fine Print in Your Distributor’s Forms

Words in contracts almost always mean something, especially in distributorship agreements, invoices and purchase orders. The thing is, you never really find out what they …

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