Connecticut lawsuit News

Author Wally Lamb Sued By Ex-Inmate Over New Book

A former Connecticut prison inmate has filed a lawsuit alleging she hasn’t been paid for her contribution to a new book by author Wally Lamb and accusing Lamb of harassing and intimidating her when she sought compensation. Chandra Bozelko, of …

Connecticut Teachers’ Union, Towns Sue State to Stop Education Cuts

Connecticut’s largest teachers’ union and three municipalities are seeking a court order to stop Gov. Dannel P. Malloy from cutting $557 million from the majority of school districts, saying the reductions will be devastating to public education. In a lawsuit …

Man Admits Role in Scheme to Stage Dozens of Crashes in Connecticut

A Haitian man has admitted in federal court he was involved in a scheme to stage dozens of car crashes in Connecticut and collected up to $30,000 per wreck by submitting bogus insurance claims. Jacques Fleurijeune, also known as “Magic,” …

Sandy Hook Families Ask Connecticut Top Court to Hear Suit

The families of some of the 26 children and educators killed at a Connecticut elementary school in 2012 asked the state’s top court on Tuesday to overturn a lower court’s dismissal of their lawsuit against the maker of the gun …

Native American Tribe Suing Connecticut for $613M for Land Taken in 1800s

A Connecticut-based Native American tribe is suing the state for at least $613 million in damages for land it says was taken from the tribal reservation more than a century ago. The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation said in the suit filed …

Connecticut Man Awarded $10K in Police Brutality Suit

A Connecticut man has been awarded $10,000 in damages after a federal judge ruled that he had been beaten by a police officer after a drug fueled car chase. Donato Rinaldi, of Watertown, Conn., filed the suit in 2014 against …

Judge Judy Files Suit Against Connecticut Lawyer, Seeks $75K in Damages

Television’s Judge Judy filed a lawsuit last week against a Connecticut personal-injury lawyer, alleging that he used her image without authorization in advertisements that falsely suggested she had endorsed his firm. The lawsuit filed in federal court seeks more than …