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CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT: Superior Court rules in favor of General Contractor that safety protocol and inspector on work site did not show indicia of control over employees of independent contractor

A Hartford Superior Court judge granted the defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment, finding that a general contractor did not exercise sufficient control over the employees of an independent contractor to be found liable for the negligence of the independent contractor. …

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CIVIL PROCEDURE: Appellate Court affirms summary judgment prior to defendant filing Answer

The Connecticut Appellate Court has ruled that under the Connecticut Practice Book, a motion for summary judgment can be filed at any time, including prior to the filing of an answer and/or special defense. Gordon v. Gordon, AC 38343 (2/14/17)

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