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Fisk v Redding, ____Conn ___ (2020)

--Plaintiff Gregg Fisk was injured after jumping off a retaining wall onto asphalt pavement approximately 6 feet below. --He broke his leg in several places, and brought suit against the Town of ...

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Borelli v. Renaldi ___ Conn. ___ (2020)

This suit stemmed from a police pursuit in the town of Seymour that ended in fatal injuries to a passenger in the pursued vehicle. The Court affirmed the grant of summary judgment to Officer Renaldi ...

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Doe v. Sulzicki, 193 Conn. App. 903 (2019) (per curiam) affirming 2018 WL 2292898 (2019)

The minor Plaintiff was sexually abused by his math teacher (Sulzicki) during his elementary and middle school years. Virtually none of the activity occurred on campus, with most of it occurring at ...

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Northrup v Witkowski, 332 Conn. 158 (2019)

In Northrup v. Witkowski, Plaintiffs were Naugatuck residents and homeowners who lived at the bottom of a “bowl“ topographically, and were subject to frequent flooding due to undersized drainage ...

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Mara v. Rilling et.al., ___F.3d ___ (2d Cir. 2019)

Attorney Gerarde recently convinced the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to reverse a U. S. District Court decision denying summary judgment to the Fairfield, CT Police Department in a ...

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Villages v. Longhi

Villages v. Longhi (AC 40263): Howd & Ludorf, LLC partner Kristan Maccini ...

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Pajor v. Town of Wallingford

Pajor v. Town of Wallingford, 47 Conn. App 365 (1997): The notice required in a defective highway claim is notice of the specific defect causing injury and not notice of conditions likely to ...

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Binette v. Sabo

Binette v. Sabo, 224 Conn 23 (1998): Plaintiffs have a private right of action for money damages under Article First Sections 7 and 9 of the Connecticut Constitution

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Oygard v. Town of Coventry

Oygard v. Town of Coventry, 166 F.3d 1201 (2d Cir 1998): Summary judgment granted in favor of Town zoning officials. Court of appeals affirmed Plaintiffs had no constitutional right to ...

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ATC Partnership v. Town of Windham

ATC Partnership v. Town of Windham, 251 Conn 957 (1999): Following condemnation of his property Plaintiff filed a claim for substantive due process violation, prior to pursuing available ...

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