Perun v. City of Danbury

860-249-1361 x 143

Perun v. City of Danbury [6/11/13; CT Appellate Court]: Won issue related to coverage for “coming and going” rule. The claimant, police officer, slipped and fell before departing from his abode. The CT Appellate Court agreed that the injury was not compensable. The court agreed that coverage for police in accordance with C.G.S. §31-275(1)(A)(i) does not begin until the departure from the place of abode which is defined within the statute and regulations to include driveways and walkways.