• Connecticut Supreme Court
  • McDonald, J.
Irrespective of whatever limits might be imposed by the wrongful conduct rule, it clearly would violate the public policy of Connecticut to impose a duty on a licensed clinical social worker to protect a therapy patient from injuries arising from the legal consequences of the patient's volitional criminal conduct, unlawful viewing and downloading of child pornography; plaintiff cannot recover for mental distress and economic damages arising from the legal consequences of his admitted serious criminality.