en-us News RSS - Connecticut Law Tribune Connecticut's only weekly newspaper covering the legal community, with the latest in courts, law firms and legislature. http://www.ctlawtribune.com Copyright 2017. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. http://www.alm.com/about/terms-use News RSS - Connecticut Law Tribune http://www.ctlawtribune.com/img/static/mastheads/CTLawTrib.png http://www.ctlawtribune.com Thu, 16 Feb 2017 04:34 -0500 Injured Police Officers Ask State Supreme Court to Let Them Seek Damages http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202779472802/Injured-Police-Officers-Ask-State-Supreme-Court-to-Let-Them-Seek-Damages?rss=rss_ct Thu, 16 Feb 2017 04:34 -0500 The officers claim two property owners were willfully or wantonly negligent in causing their injuries in separate incidents. 1202779472802 Attorney Resigns From Bar for Life Over Client Grievances http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202779379090/Attorney-Resigns-From-Bar-for-Life-Over-Client-Grievances?rss=rss_ct Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:56 -0500 Louis S. Avitabile was accused of mishandling settlement funds, failing to represent a client in a criminal matter and forging a client's name on a check. 1202779379090 It's True—All This Craziness Is Good http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202779244503/Its-TruemdashAll-This-Craziness-Is-Good?rss=rss_ct Wed, 15 Feb 2017 02:36 -0500 Like him or hate him (the Republic seems to be evenly split on that issue), you have to admit that President Trump's blunderbuss approach to the presidency has created a huge interest among the governed in what's happening in the government. We've gone from "No Drama Obama" to "Donald the Disruptor." 1202779244503 Connecticut Fires Back at Schaghticoke Tribal Nation's $600M Suit http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202779266310/Connecticut-Fires-Back-at-Schaghticoke-Tribal-Nations-600M-Suit?rss=rss_ct Wed, 15 Feb 2017 05:49 -0500 Connecticut claims the tribe lacks standing to bring a lawsuit seeking compensation for land allegedly taken from its reservation hundreds of years ago. The state also claims it has sovereign immunity. 1202779266310 'Love Them Both' Sparks Trademark Spat Between Pregnancy Nonprofits http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202779177790/Love-Them-Both-Sparks-Trademark-Spat-Between-Pregnancy-Nonprofits?rss=rss_ct Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:29 -0500 A Connecticut company's trademark application for "Love Them Both" was rejected in December for being too similar to Birthright's "We Love Them Both!" 1202779177790 Preserving Client Files When Moving a Law Firm http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202779178223/Preserving-Client-Files-When-Moving-a-Law-Firm?rss=rss_ct Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:32 -0500 A key step for every law firm in limiting risk is to adopt a written document retention policy specifying the practices, procedures, and protocols for every employee in the law firm. 1202779178223 Subway Wants $8 Million From App Maker for Trademark Violations http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202779092430/Subway-Wants-8-Million-From-App-Maker-for-Trademark-Violations?rss=rss_ct Mon, 13 Feb 2017 04:40 -0500 The lawsuit filed in Connecticut federal court Friday claims an Indian app designer is using the fast-food chain's likeness to make money. 1202779092430 Jury Awards Woman $54,000 After Struck by Underinsured Driver http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202779069244/Jury-Awards-Woman-54000-After-Struck-by-Underinsured-Driver?rss=rss_ct Mon, 13 Feb 2017 02:15 -0500 A Connecticut jury found the woman's own insurance provider must cover the balance of medical costs not covered by the other driver's insurance company. 1202779069244 Suit Seeks Reparations for Fire That Destroyed Billionaire's Artwork http://www.ctlawtribune.com/id=1202778984818/Suit-Seeks-Reparations-for-Fire-That-Destroyed-Billionaires-Artwork?rss=rss_ct Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:48 -0500 Two insurance companies claim negligence caused a fire that destroyed artwork that belonged to former hedge fund giant Steven A. Cohen. 1202778984818