William Zambarano v. IPT, LLC d/b/a FM Facility Maintenance et al., CT Superior Court (Dk No. X04-HHD-CV10-6020190-S) — Successful jury verdict against "bet the company" claims exceeding $18 million. The doctrine of at-will employment was a central theme that permeated the case where the employer modified the employee's commission structure.
Lipka v. Alcorn and Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. 2011 WL 6596029 — Dismissal of multimillion dollar claims for defamation, wrongful termination, tortious interference with existing and prospective business relations, violations of the CT Unfair Trade Practices Act, intentional infliction of emotional distress, breach of contract, breach of impled covenant of good faith and fair dealing, breach of equitable and just principles of trade, prima facie tort, and negligence, with more than $20,000 in fees assessed against claimant.
Olson v. Accessory Controls & Equipment Corp., 254 Conn.145 (2000) — Dismissal of wrongful discharge claims and successful defense of attorney-client privilege when attacked on a theory of the crime fraud exception.
Std. Oil of Conn., Inc. v. Adm'r, Unemployment Comp. Act, 2016 Conn. LEXIS 51 (Mar. 15, 2016) — Employer's successful appeal from decision that workers were employees rather than independent contractors. CT Supreme Court reversed trial court decision.