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CT: Legal Malpractice Claims Require Use of Expert Testimony

Posted in Connecticut, Environmental
Celentano v. Grudberg, 76 Conn. App. 119, 818 A.2d 841 (Conn. App. 2003). CT: Underlying breach of contract claim Student Contributor: Laura Binski Facts: The client was a principal and owner of a corporation that operated landfills. The client and the dumping company had entered into a contract in 1985. Specifically, the client believed that… Continue Reading

VT: Judgmental Immunity for Legal Advice in Unsettled Areas of Law

Posted in Environmental, Land Use, Zoning, Real Estate, Vermont
Roberts v. Chimileski, 820 A.2d 995 (Vt. 2003) VT: Underlying Real Estate Subdivision; Environmental Law Student Contributor: Eric B. Kang Facts: Client, a real estate developer, consulted lawyers about a statute’s permit requirements concerning the subdivision of land into ten or more lots. The language pertinent to client stated that developers subdividing land into lots… Continue Reading