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In a trial to the court, the court finds constructive notice of a defect where an exterior sidewalk was uneven as it joined another sidewalk.  The plaintiff broke a toe, and sustained neck and back injuries.  The court finds 40%…
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Connecticut Municipal Law – Appellate Court affirms summary judgment holding that OSHA creates no duty to non-employees

Joseph M. Busher

March 12, 2015 | Joseph M. Busher
jmbusher@jacksonokeefe.com

The plaintiff fell into a dumpster at a transfer station, and commenced suit alleging that the Town was negligent under OSHA in failing to have protective barriers to prevent such falls.  Affirming summary judgment for the Town, the Appellate…
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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:

Peter K. O'Keefe

February 10, 2015 | 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…
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CONGRATULATIONS to Attorneys Andrew J. O’Keefe and Joseph M. Busher on a Connecticut Supreme Court win – INSURANCE LAW: Reversing a dismissal by the Superior Court, the Supreme Court holds that no further administrative remedies existed to be exhausted prior to the plaintiff insurance producers commencing a declaratory judgment action against the Connecticut Insurance Department:

Kathryn M. Cunningham

February 10, 2015 | Kathryn M. Cunningham
kmcunningham@jacksonokeefe.com

In this matter, the plaintiff insurance producers brought action against the Insurance Commissioner for declaratory and injunctive relief with regard to statements by the Insurance Department regarding the sale of life insurance policies to military personnel.  General statutes § 4-175…
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INJURY LAW – CT Supreme Court holds jury must decide whether leaving concrete chunks in exterior common area was unreasonable

Matthew J. O'Keefe

February 10, 2015 | Matthew J. O'Keefe
mjokeefe@jacksonokeefe.com

The plaintiff’s child who was hit on the head by an 18-pound piece of concrete taken by another child from among debris in the backyard of apartment building and dropped it from a third-floor balcony.  The plaintiffs’ suit against the…
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ACCIDENT LAW – Superior Court grants summary judgment to defendant in defective highway action

Peter K. O'Keefe

February 10, 2015 | Peter K. O'Keefe
pkokeefe@jacksonokeefe.com

Where the plaintiff was walking backward in the middle of the road and encountered a pothole, the Court notes the plaintiff could not prove that the pothole was the sole proximate cause of the alleged injury, as required to prevail…
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