Our firmís representation of individuals who were injured as a result of their motor vehicle being rear-ended, for the first time, liability was decided on a Motion for Summary Judgment, in their favor. By promulgating the usage of a Motion for Summary Judgment in a negligence context, it circumvented the need for the jury to decide the entire issue of liability and damages.
At the time, the filing of such a motion was not done, but since, it is routinely done in the Connecticut court system, to either narrow issues or decide in the favor of one party or another to assist in judicial economy.
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