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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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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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