The lawyers at Jackson O'Keefe, in Connecticut, represent individuals and businesses throughout Connecticut. The firm's practice covers a broad range of legal disciplines, from insurance defense and coverage issues to personal injury, wrongful death, real estate, divorce, estate planning and probate administration.
Jackson O'Keefe is committed to providing professional representation as effectively and efficiently as possible. The firm manages cases carefully to minimize expense and protect the interests of its clients. We provide a strategic, cost-effective approach to claims, including vigorous trial advocacy when needed. The firm has represented individuals and businesses throughout the area since the 1950s, and is AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell's Peer Review Rating Process. This is the highest peer-review rating available. Several of our attorneys have also been ranked among the top 5% of attorneys in Connecticut, and are recognized as Connecticut SuperLawyers and New England SuperLawyers by Thomson Reuters, and as published in Connecticut Magazine. The firm is also pleased to be recognized in the Bar Register of Preeminent Law Firms. The firm is an also an active participant in the Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance, and brings its best-practices approach to all potential litigation matters.
The firm was co-founded by a former Insurance Commissioner for the State of Connecticut. Jackson O'Keefe advises individuals and businesses, including major insurance companies, in all matters involving the defense of civil lawsuits, as well as disputes over the availability of insurance coverage to pay for losses or cover the costs of litigation. The firm represents insurance companies that have potential liability for coverage of a broad spectrum of tort claims. The firm's attorneys provide coverage analysis on a range of insurance contracts, from CGL to homeowner's policies. We are active participants in the CLM Alliance, and employ insurance-defense best practices in our representation, seeking quick resolutions and cost-effective outcomes, to minimize total cost.
The firm provides experienced legal counsel to individuals and businesses in a variety of legal matters, including personal injury, auto accidents, residential and commercial real estate transactions, divorce, estate planning and probate administration. For more information, see the firm's General Practice Overview page.
The plaintiff fell off of a Bosu Ball after being placed on it by a trainer at the gym. The Superior Court grants the plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment on a special defense asserting a waiver of any claims for negligence against the gym and its employees. Based on the gym’s presumed expertise, the Superior Court refused to enforce the agreement, classifying it as an adhesion contract that was unenforceable under a 2006 Supreme Court case setting forth the parameters for the enforceability of such releases. Butler v. Saville, New Haven Superior Court (July 1,2014)
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