You Must Prove Damages With Reasonable Certainty In Business Lawsuits

Determining if you have provable damages is often the first step in analyzing whether to pursue a business lawsuit as a shareholder, partner, or member of a limited liability company. ¬†Likewise, if you have been sued as a result of a partnership or shareholder dispute, reviewing the exposure or possible damages you face is an […]

The Standard of Proof in Connecticut for Civil Theft

In Stuart v. Stuart, to be officially released on June 22, 2010, the Connecticut Supreme Court clarified the standard of proof for civil theft cases in Connecticut (download decision here).  Prior to this ruling, there was some confusion amongst attorneys and trial courts as to the appropriate standard of proof for a civil theft claim under Connecticut […]

Largest Jury Verdict In Connecticut History For Trade Secret Case

After an eight week jury trial in Waterbury Superior Court, an East Hartford based flooring solutions company,Dur-A-Flex, has been awarded 50.5 million dollars in damages for the misuse of its trade secrets by Laticrete International, a Bethany based multinational corporation.  Laticrete was a former purchaser of Dur-A-Flex’s colored sand products.  The jury found that the Laticrete misappropriated Dur-A-Flex’s trade […]

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