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Premises Liability: Condominium owner obtains summary judgment as to area controlled by association, but is denied summary judgment as to common area unit owner repaired on his own

The plaintiff tenant commenced this lawsuit against the defendants, Meriden Eastwood after the plaintiff was allegedly caused to slip and fall on January 21, 2019 in the parking lot and then again on January 25, 2019 on the exterior stairway…

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Insurance Coverage: District Court finds an insurer’s duty of care to explain coverage to insured where the insurer employs a licensed insurance agent, but denies the existence of any fiduciary relationship between insurer and insured

The plaintiff, Jeffrey Perry, brought suit against the defendant, his insurer, for alleged negligence and breach of fiduciary duty arising out of the advice he received from an insurance agent employed by the insurer regarding the plaintiff’s insurance needs. The…

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FIRM NEWS — PREMISES LIABILITY: In a case defended by Jackson O’Keefe, LLP, the Appellate Court affirms summary judgment for the defendant, holding there is no duty to control conduct of a third party where no special relationship existed

The Appellate Court upheld trial court’s granting of defendant homeowner’s Motion for Summary Judgment ruling that the defendant owed the plaintiff no duty.  The estate of the decedent  brought a negligence and premises liability against the defendant for failure to…

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