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AP
February 20, 2020 - 10:38 am
A Connecticut school board has been sued by a student and her parents who say the girl was placed in the same class with a male student who had sexually assaulted her years earlier despite a promise by school officials that they would not be placed together.
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AP
January 13, 2020 - 4:22 pm
BOSTON (AP) - A lawsuit filed by the family of a Connecticut teen who was placed into state custody after a dispute over her diagnosis and put in psychiatric unit is scheduled to start Tuesday. The Boston Globe reports that the suit was brought by the parents of Justina Pelletier against Boston...
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AP
December 03, 2019 - 11:57 am
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut jury has awarded more than $23 million in damages to an autistic teenager who suffered severe head injuries when his school bus crashed into a tree. Gabriel Goncalves, of Wolcott, was a sixth-grader at the time of the June 2015 crash. The bus driver told...
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SANDY HOOK, CT - MARCH 14: A sign stands near the site of the December 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting on the day of the National School Walkout on March 14, 2018 in Sandy Hook Connecticut. Several hundred students at the school, near the site of the Sandy Hook school massacre of December 14, 2012, staged a protest one month after 17 people were killed at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Media and visitors were not allowed on the Newtown High campus for the event. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
AP
November 12, 2019 - 9:45 am
The U.S. Supreme Court is letting a lawsuit proceed against the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
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Purdue Pharma headquarters stands in downtown Stamford, April 2, 2019 in Stamford, Connecticut. Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic that has killed more than 200,000 Americans over the past 20 years. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
October 04, 2019 - 5:00 pm
By GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press (AP) -- Attorneys general representing nearly half the states and lawyers for more than 500 local governments on Friday blasted the terms of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's offer to settle thousands of lawsuits over the toll of the nation's opioids crisis. Their...
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Bernie Loubier
September 22, 2019 - 9:16 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A law firm that represented former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez in a corruption case is suing the city in an attempt to collect $1 million in legal fees. The Santos & LaLima firm, led by attorney Hubert Santos, filed the lawsuit in Hartford Superior Court on Thursday. Perez...
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September 18, 2019 - 12:22 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A former volleyball player at a Connecticut university says in a lawsuit she was verbally berated and sexually harassed by her coach, causing her to develop an eating disorder and drop out. The Hartford Courant reports that Kathryn Capua filed suit against the University of...
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