• Longtime Law Firm Leader and Ex-State Senator Passes Away

    Lewis Rome, one of the founding members of the prominent law firm of Rome McGuigan in Hartford, has passed away, his colleagues confirmed July 2.

  • Conn. Judge's Dismissal of Juror Leads Defense Bar to Seek U.S. Supreme Court Review

    As anyone who has seen the classic Henry Fonda movie "12 Angry Men" knows, a lone juror can ultimately change the outcome in a murder trial.

  • Band of Lawyers is Big Hit at Legal Gatherings

    The first five minutes of band practice at Ernie Teitell's house is usually spent talking about the day's work, but once everyone gets into the music, the world of Connecticut law is drowned out by the sounds of Appearance of Impropriety.

  • Botched Shoulder Surgery Results in $4.2 Million Verdict

    A 58-year-old man who lost use of one of his shoulders due to an allegedly botched?and unnecessary?surgery has been awarded $4.2 million by a New Haven Superior Court jury.

  • Court Rejects State's Disbarment Request for Lawyer Involved in Fee Dispute

    The state Appellate Court upheld a lower court's decision to reprimand, rather than disbar, a Bridgeport attorney accused of mishandling a client's funds related to a $1.1 million arbitration award.

  • Updated: Justices Reject Church's Challenge to Statute of Limitations Extension

    The Connecticut Supreme Court has upheld a $1 million jury verdict in a priest sexual abuse lawsuit filed against the Archdiocese of Hartford.

  • Stamford-Norwalk Judicial District Gets New State's Attorney

    Richard J. Colangelo Jr. will have some big shoes to fill. A state prosecutor for more than two decades, he has been named state's attorney for the Stamford-Norwalk Judicial District.

  • Lawsuit Blames Conn. Troopers for Man's Suicide During Armed Standoff

    Tim Devine appeared set on killing himself on the night of July 23, 2012, and it seemed no amount of negotiation would change his mind.

  • Updated: $3M Med-Mal Verdict Comes After Doctor Admits Error

    The estate of a man who died after his heart condition had been misdiagnosed has been awarded $3 million following a jury trial in Hartford.

  • Conn.-Based Crabtree & Evelyn Names New General Counsel

    Crabtree & Evelyn, the Connecticut-based maker of bath and body products, has appointed a former Hinckley, Allen & Snyder partner to the post of global general counsel.

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