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Sep. 2

Lease Co-tenancy – A Cautionary Tale

To say that the Covid-19 crisis has changed virtually every aspect of life as we knew it is an understatement. Why should leasing be immune? At least in the pre-Covid-19 days, while landlords and tenants could not control uncertainty, at least they had a somewhat communal understanding of a defined set of market risks and…

Aug. 6

Conn. Appellate Court Holds for First Time That Affidavit Cannot Cure Deficient Opinion Letter

A decision was recently issued by the Connecticut Appellate Court affirming a dismissal of a dental malpractice case based on Conn.Gen.Stat. § 52-190a. The Appellate Court held in Carpenter v. Daar that a supplemental affidavit from the author of the expert opinion letter cannot be used to cure a deficient opinion letter. Rather, only a…

May. 26

COVID-19 Update: NPM’s Message to Clients and Colleagues

Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C.’s (“NPM”) offices have remained open throughout Connecticut’s Stay Safe, Stay Home policy. The offices have been maintained with a minimal staff, with remaining personnel working remotely. Our goal has been, and continues to be, serving your legal needs during this challenging time. The State’s guidelines for Offices, together with our…

Mar. 29
Jan. 30

Defense Verdict in Property Damage Action

We are pleased to announce that Sean R. Caruthers, counsel with the firm’s insurance defense group,  obtained a defendants’ verdict in a recent trial held in the Connecticut Superior Court for the judicial district of New Haven. The case, styled Nyberg-Hendricks v. Matthews, involved interesting issues of property damages, double recovery, settlement, and estoppel. The…

Jan. 22

Terminating the Appellate Court Stay: Creditors Can Stop the Delay When Borrowers File an Appeal

Borrowers Seek to Delay Foreclosure and Collection Actions Borrowers sued in foreclosure and collection actions often try to delay the entry and enforcement of judgment.  Borrowers have an interest in delaying, as enforcement of the judgment is typically loss of property in a foreclosure action, and money in a collection action.  One way borrowers attempt…