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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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If Your Company Receives an NOV from the DOL, Don’t LOL!

It seems, from our practice at least, that the number of Connecticut Department of Labor investigations is increasing. Indeed, the U.S. Department of Labor has …

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Change Your Forms, Change Your Life.

A finale to my prior two blog posts on the Connecticut Supreme Court’s decision in RBC Nice Bearings, Inc. v. SKF USA, Inc.  You can …

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Lottery-Sharing Contracts and What To Do with the Millions

The powerball jackpot is all the buzz.  Besides thinking – just a little – about what I’d do with the money, I am also thinking about contracts …

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More on Ball Bearings and Waiver Under the UCC

Back to the Connecticut Supreme Court’s decision in RBC Nice Bearings, Inc. v. SKF USA, Inc., a fun UCC read for any law junky.  You can read …

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Can You Say Waiver? The UCC, ball bearings and other fun stuff.

I always get a kick when, after reading a case, you get a laugh out of its name. That’s one of many takeaways from the …

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Some Thoughts on a Tough Topic: The Sandy Hook School Shooting Lawsuit

I don’t typically comment on pending lawsuits like this, other than discussing or analyzing an important court decision or filing. But this morning, an article …

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Can Tenants or Lessees Discharge a Mechanics Lien?

Contractors rely to a great extent on the mechanics lien as a way to secure payments they are owed.  Most states, including Connecticut, have a …

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