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The following summaries are intended to provide quick summaries of some aspects of recent CT legal developments on accident and insurance issues.  Most of these matters were not handled by Jackson O'Keefe, LLP.  The summaries are provided as a news summary only.  The summaries are not comprehensive, and readers are referred to the primary sources for full details.  These summaries are not legal advice.  You should consult with an attorney with regard to your situation.

Category: Appellate Lawyers

Attorney Busher Completes Ninth Year as Adjunct Instructor at UConn Law School

1/24/2017 | Joseph M. Busher Jr.
pkokeefe@jacksonokeefe.com

Attorney Joseph M. Busher has completed his ninth year of teaching as an Adjunct Instructor at the University Of Connecticut Law School, located in Hartford, Connecticut.  The class focuses on teaching law students researching, writing and oral advocacy techniques.  After reviewing written materials ...

Two Jackson O'Keefe Partners Recognized as Connecticut Super Lawyers in November 2012 Connecticut Magazine

2012-10-26 | Philip R. Dunn
prdunn@jacksonokeefe.com

As appearing in the November 2012 edition of Connecticut Magazine, Cromwell lawyer Andrew J. O’Keefe has been recognized as a Connecticut Super Lawyer by publisher Thomson Reuters.  Attorney O’Keefe has also been recognized as New England Super Lawyer for in the 2011 New England Super Lawyers magazi ...

Attorneys Cunningham and Busher return to teach class focusing on appellate practice at the University Of Connecticut Law School for the sixth year

2013-01-28 | Kathryn M. Cunningham
kmcunningham@jacksonokeefe.com

Attorneys Cunningham and Busher return to teach class focusing on appellate practice at the University Of Connecticut Law School for the sixth year. Attorneys Cunningham and Busher, partners with the firm, have completed teaching a class at the University Of Connecticut School Of Law during January of 2013.&n ...

Attorney Busher obtains favorable appellate ruling in action arising out of eviction

2013-05-03 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

In a ruling to be released on May 7, 2013, Attorney Joseph M. Busher, Jr., has obtained the affirmation of a lower court ruling holding that an evicted commercial tenant does not have the right to pursue tort claims against the former landlord arising out of the eviction process. After a stipulated judgment entered ...

Law Firm serving West Hartford

2013-07-16 | Jay W. Jackson
jwjackson@jacksonokeefe.com

   Welcome to Jackson O'Keefe, a general practice law firm of attorneys serving West Hartford. The firm provides a broad spectrum of legal services to West Hartford area residents and businesses. Our lawyers' goal is to provide West Hartford with the highest quality advocacy and counsel in a cost-effective ...

Law Firm Serving East Haddam and Moodus

2013-07-16 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

 Welcome to Jackson O'Keefe, a general practice law firm of attorneys serving East Haddam and Moodus. The firm provides a broad spectrum of legal services to East Haddam and Moodus area residents and businesses. Our lawyers' goal is to provide East Haddam and Moodus with the highest quality advocacy and counsel ...

Law Firm Serving Cromwell, Connecticut

2013-07-16 | Andrew J. O'Keefe
ajokeefe@jacksonokeefe.com

 Welcome to Jackson O'Keefe, a general practice law firm of attorneys serving Cromwell. The firm provides a broad spectrum of legal services to Cromwell area residents and businesses. Our lawyers' goal is to provide Cromwell with the highest quality advocacy and counsel in a cost-effective manner. The firm's at ...

Appellate Court Holds That Mode of Operation Rule Does Not Apply To The Service Of Beer At a Nightclub

2013-09-10 | Peter K. O'Keefe
pkokeefe@jacksonokeefe.com

The Connecticut Appellate Court has refused to extend the “mode of operation rule” to the service of beer at a nightclub. The mode of operation rule holds that when a business uses a self-service operation, a plaintiff does not have to show that the business owner had prior notice of hazardous conditions ...

Farmington Lawyer Philip R. Dunn obtains favorable jury verdict in car accident lawsuit

2013-10-15 | Philip R. Dunn
prdunn@jacksonokeefe.com

On October 9th Jackson O’Keefe partner Philip R. Dunn, Jr, obtained a defendant’s verdict at the New Britain Superior Court. Attorney Dunn was representing the Town of Newington and one of its employees relative to an automobile accident. Attorney Dunn asserted a special defense citing the plaintiff&rsqu ...

CT INSURANCE LAW – Superior Court holds that an alleged inadequate offer to settle UM claim can provide a basis for CUIPA liability

2014-04-16 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

The Superior Court grants a motion to strike a bad faith claim but denies the motion to strike as to a claim pursuant to the Connecticut Unfair Insurances Practices Act where it was alleged that the plaintiff had undergone arthroscopic surgery and had medical expenses in excess of $25,000.00, as well as an inability ...

CONGRATULATIONS to Attorney Joseph M. Busher who has recently completed teaching for the eighth year as an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Connecticut School of Law:

2015-02-10 | Peter K. O'Keefe
pkokeefe@jacksonokeefe.com

The course focuses on appellate advocacy, legal writing and legal research. If you have a possible claim, you will need to review your options timely. For assistance, call the attorneys at Jackson O’Keefe now at (860) 278-4040. With offices in Southington and Wethersfield, as wel ...

Attorney Busher receives highest peer review rating available from Martindale-Hubbell

2015-06-02 | Kathryn M. Cunningham
kmcunningham@jacksonokeefe.com

On June 2, 2015, Martindale-Hubbell recognized Joseph M. Busher, Jr., with a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of A/V, the highest rating available.  The AV rating from his peers means that he was deemed to have very high professional ethics and preeminent legal ability.  Only lawyers with the highest ...


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