Eric W.F. Niederer

Eric W.F. Niederer

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Connecticut Expands Loss of Consortium Claims to Minor Child

On October 6, 2015, the Connecticut Supreme Court will officially release a decision that expands loss of consortium claims in that state. Previously, Connecticut refused to allow claims for parental consortium of a minor...more

10/6/2015 - Derivative Complaint Loss of Consortium Minor Children Parental Consortium Wrongful Death

The Connecticut Supreme Court restricts the plaintiff’s ability to rely on the “Malfunction Doctrine” to support a Product...

A recent decision handed down by the Connecticut Supreme Court may significantly impact the way product liability lawsuits are litigated within the state of Connecticut in the future. In a products liability case, the...more

10/2/2014 - Auto Manufacturers Automotive Industry Mazda

Do You Really Want to Know What’s in Your Food? Connecticut Requires Labeling for Genetically Modified Foods

Connecticut, the first state to pass a law that requires labeling for genetically engineered foods , is being joined by states with similar labeling requirements, but no labeling mandates. Despite the reluctance of some...more

3/26/2014 - Food Labeling Food Safety GMO

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