Pullman & Comley, LLC

850 Main Street P.O. Box 7006
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06601-7006, United States

  • 203-330-2000
  • 203-576-8888

CT Law of the Land

In response to an act of illegal clear-cutting of roughly three acres of a Connecticut state forest, the offending company and the Commissioner of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) entered into a…more
| Administrative Law, Environmental Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Employee or Independent Contractor? A Change in the Ground Rules at FedEx Ground

I’ll bet you assume that the hard-working driver who delivers your packages and letters shipped by Federal Express is a FedEx employee. After all, he or she wears a FedEx uniform, drives a FedEx truck, uses a FedEx handheld…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Use Of Police Reports By School District In The Aftermath Of The Supreme Court’s Recent Ruling

Police reports are a practical tool for school districts in investigating (and countering) both student and employee misconduct. The Connecticut Supreme Court has resolved an intense debate about what law enforcement agencies…more
| Education, Labor & Employment Law

Appellate Court Notes

SC19151, SC19158 - Weiss v. Smulders - Plaintiff sued the defendant claiming it violated an oral agreement to form a new company by merging their existing companies as a joint venture to sell food products. After a…more
| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts

Appellate Court Notes

SC18974 - Weaver v. McKnight - An important evidentiary ruling in this Med Mal case. After holding that an OBGY Board Certified Doctor acting as the plaintiff’s expert witness should have been allowed to opine on the…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Professional Malpractice

Residency and “Illegal Alien Status” Are Not Mutually Exclusive for School Accommodations: A Friendly Reminder From Washington D.C. and “Do’s and Don’ts”

It is worth remembering that when determining if someone is a resident of your school district, the fact that someone may not actually be a legal resident of this nation is irrelevant. In order to underscore this fact, the…more
| Civil Rights, Education, Immigration Law

Appellate Court Notes

SC19191 - Dorry v. Garden - The Supreme Court held that the accidental failure of suit statute saves a complaint that is not properly served within the original statute of limitations period, no matter how defective the…more
| Civil Procedure, Education, Personal Injury

Don’t Make Promises That You Cannot Keep: Greenwich Silver Shield Association v. Town of Greenwich, the FOIA and Discrimination Investigations

Investigations in the public sector confront the competing demands of employee privacy rights and the public’s “right to know” under the Freedom of Information Act [“FOIA”]. Another decision by the Freedom of Information…more
| Administrative Law, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Privacy

Discipline as Defamation: Title IX, Disciplinary Panels, and The Risks of Righteousness in The Wake of Wells V. Xavier and Harris V. St. Joseph’s

LR-college-campus_med_rgbTwo recent court rulings illustrate some of the perils facing university administrators when handling internal disciplinary complaints against students who have been alleged to have committed on-campus…more
| Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Education, Personal Injury

Appellate Court Notes

?AC35328 - Sola v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Trial court incorrectly refused to charge the jury that Walmart store had a non-delegable duty to maintain its floors in a safe condition for its patrons and could not defend a…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Personal Injury

Appellate Court Notes

?AC35507 - State v. Wright - ?AC35289, AC36395 - Southport Congregational Church-United Church of Christ v. Hadley - The doctrine of equitable conversion did not apply when the decedent contracted to sell real…more
| Civil Procedure, Family Law, Professional Malpractice, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning, Real Estate - Commercial

CT Law of the Land

SC19090, SC19091 - FairwindCT, Inc. v. Connecticut Siting Council - This decision upheld the Siting Council’s authorization to a Pullman & Comley client to install wind turbine electrical generation facilities in…more
| Civil Procedure, Environmental Law, Personal Injury, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

How Will The State Department of Education’s New Charter School Oversight Policies Be Implemented?

On August 11, 2014, the State Department of Education [“SDE”] announced via a press release that it would immediately implement a series of policy changes designed to “ensure that all charter schools, operate according to high…more
| Administrative Law, Education

A Strange Case of Sexual Harassment

In a lawsuit currently pending in the Superior Court, an employee is accusing her supervisor of..…more
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Releases "Evaluation of Risk-Based Decision Making" With Public Comment Open Until September 30, 2014

On August 29, 2014, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) released “Evaluation of Risk-based Decision Making,” a report prepared by CDM Smith under contract to the state. DEEP has now announced…more
| Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, Real Estate - Commercial
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