Although, as stated in the 1969 Connecticut Supreme Court case of Fairfield Credit Corp. v. Donnelly, "an assignee of a contract takes it subject to all defenses which might have been asserted against the assignor," the assignee does not take it subject to affirmative claims against the assignor arising from the assignor's prior conduct without express assumption of such liability by the assignee.
City of Hartford v. McKeever
Connecticut Appellate Court
December 3, 2012
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