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The offices of Howd & Ludorf are open for business

News

The offices of Howd & Ludorf LLC are open for business. Most of us are working remotely and can be reached via email, which is the first letter and last name@hl-law.com. Email  is the best way to reach any of our attorneys. If you wish to leave ...

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Howd & Ludorf, LLC Wins Supreme Court Appeal for Town of Naugatuck

APPELLATE WIN

Howd & Ludorf, LLC Partners Thomas Gerarde and Beatrice Jordan have convinced the Connecticut Supreme Court to affirm the granting of summary judgment based on governmental immunity in favor of the Town of Naugatuck. In Northrup v. Witkowski, ...

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Howd & Ludorf, LLC wins at the Connecticut Appellate Court in Sexual Abuse Case

Appellate Win

In Dole v. Sulzicki, Howd & Ludorf, LLC Partners Thomas Gerarde and Kristan Maccini have convinced the Connecticut Appellate Court to affirm the granting of summary judgment based on governmental immunity in favor of the Town of ...

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Howd & Ludorf, LLC Attorneys Present at New England Claims Executives Association

Presentation

Attorneys Chris Vossler and Rachel Bradford recently spoke at the New England Claims Executives Association November meeting in Rocky Hill, CT. Chris spoke about Connecticut premises liability law as it relates to sports and recreation claims. ...

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Howd & Ludorf, LLC Attorneys Present at Chubb

Presentation

Attorneys Chris Vossler and Svetlana Steele-Baird recently presented at Chubb in Simsbury. The topic was Connecticut product liability law. Svetlana explained the history and development of product liability law in Connecticut. Chris spoke about the ...

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Howd & Ludorf, LLC Wins Summary Judgment for City of Middletown in Federal Civil Rights Suit

MSJ

In McKinney v. Middletown, Howd & Ludorf , LLC won summary judgment for the Middletown Police Department in a civil rights claim brought by a man who claimed officers used excessive force when attempting a cell transfer. At the time of ...

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Howd & Ludorf Attorneys Win Summary Judgment in Case of First Impression in Property Insurance

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For years, policyholders and public adjusters argued that damage to a few pieces of vinyl siding required the homeowners’ carrier to re-side the entire house. Otherwise, they claimed, the replacement siding would not exactly match the existing ...

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Howd & Ludorf Wins Summary Judgment in Crumbling Foundation Case

MSJ

Howd & Ludorf partner, Phil Newbury, recently won summary judgment in the case of Joseph DiNardo v. Pacific Indemnity Company,  et al., in Tolland Superior Court.  The plaintiff claimed that his concrete foundation was in a state of ...

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Howd & Ludorf, LLC wins at Second Circuit for Fairfield Police Department in federal civil rights case

Appellate Win

Howd & Ludorf, LLC partners Thomas R. Gerarde and Beatrice S. Jordan 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 ...

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Howd & Ludorf, LLC prevails on plaintiff’s appeal of trial court’s granting of summary judgment in favor of former Enfield Planning and Zoning Commission Member

Appellate Win

Howd & Ludorf, LLC partner Kristan Maccini vigorously defended Town PZC member as to plaintiff’s intentional tort claims of fraudulent misrepresentation and tortious interference in Villages, LLC v. Lori Longhi.  The appellate court ...

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