State Supreme Court upholds bank negligence in St. Bernard School embezzlement

Published July 29. 2014 4:57PM Updated July 30. 2014 1:48AM By Karen Florin The state Supreme Court has upheld a 2012 jury finding that Bank of America’s negligence enabled a former St. Bernard School employee to embezzle more than $800,000 from the school between 2002 and 2006. In rejecting the bank’s appeal, the Supreme Court, in […]

Bank of America on hook for $823,777 embezzled from St. Bernard School

Published December 22. 2012 4:00AM By Brian Hallenbeck The state Supreme Court has upheld a 2012 jury finding that Bank of America’s negligence enabled a former St. Bernard School employee to embezzle more than $800,000 from the school between 2002 and 2006. In rejecting the bank’s appeal, the Supreme Court, in an advance release opinion […]

Punitive Damages Claimed Under Fair Employment Act

Are punitive damages available to plaintiffs who prove willful employment discrimination under the Connecticut Fair Employment Practices Act, Conn. Gen. Stat. 46a-60 et seq.? That question is currently before the Appellate Court in Tomick v. United Parcel Service, AC 35896.  

Punitive Damages At Issue In UPS Worker’s Case

Michael Tomick v. United Parcel Service, et al: A Superior Court judge has eliminated $500,000 in punitive damages from a verdict awarded to a United Parcel Service worker who claimed that the courier company had wrongly fired him.