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Moore Kuehn files federal class action against SmileDirectClub

Posted in Uncategorized on July 16, 2019

SmileDirectClub is a national company specializing in DIY teeth-straightening, which has been the subject of growing litigation regarding allegations of the unlawful practice of dentistry.  According to a policy passed by the 2017 American Dental Association (“ADA”) House of Delegates through Resolution 50H-2017, the practice of do-it-yourself orthodontics is “strongly discourage[d]” by the ADA because… read more

Five Connecticut nursing homes listed as some of the worst in national database

Posted in News on July 14, 2019

Choosing a nursing home for a loved one can be a difficult for many families.  This is especially true because nursing homes are notorious for poor care and often subject to lawsuits from residents and their families.  Families considering nursing homes should be cognizant of online resources providing data on certain nursing homes. This… read more

Moore Kuehn files premises liability suits in New York and Connecticut

Posted in Uncategorized on June 30, 2019

Unmarked wet, slippery, or other dangerous conditions in commercial properties can lead to serious injuries.  In most states, a property manager, owner of a commercial property, or landlord are under a duty to use reasonable care to keep portions of their properties in a reasonably safe condition.  Nursing homes, multi-unit residential buildings, concert venues, and… read more

Moore Kuehn prevails before U.S. Court of Appeals

Posted in News on June 19, 2019

In the United States, parties typically pay their own legal fees, absent a fee-shifting statute or contract.  A statute or contract can force the losing party to pay the prevailing party’s legal fees. There are over 200 federal statutes, and nearly 2,000 state statutes that include fee-shifting provisions.  The Fair Labor Standards Act and the Lanham… read more

Justin Kuehn travels to London for international mediation

Posted in Uncategorized on May 27, 2019

Moore Kuehn often handles mediations for clients looking to resolve their cases without the expense and delay of going to trial.  Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution method in which a mediator helps the parties understand the value of the case so that a lawsuit can be settled without going to trial. The mediator does… read more

Moore Kuehn wins motion for relief from stay

Posted in Uncategorized on May 6, 2019

Prosecuting personal injury claims can require legal services outside of traditional state court proceedings and negotiating with insurance companies.  Tortfeasors who declare bankruptcy are immune from prosecution and civil judgments until a motion for relief from stay is granted by the bankruptcy court.  Most personal injury attorneys do not appear in bankruptcy courts or understand… read more

Moore Kuehn defeats motion to dismiss in federal student loan class action

Posted in Press Release on April 1, 2019

In January 2018, Moore Kuehn filed a class action lawsuit against student loan servicer Conduent Education Services f/k/a ACS.  The complaint alleges that ACS had a systemic and long history of failing to certify loan balances when borrowers sought consolidation.  As a result, student borrowers’ federal direct consolidation loan applications were improperly and wrongfully denied,… read more

Fletcher Moore selected as one of the 2019 New Leaders in the Law

Posted in News on March 24, 2019

Attorney Moore has been selected as one of the 2019 New Leaders in the Law by the Connecticut Law Tribune. Winners of the 2019 Connecticut Legal Awards, including Moore, were determined through a panel review of submissions sent in from attorneys and firms from across the state. In all, 65 winners from more than 40… read more

Class action suit against national retailer filed on behalf of consumer in Suffolk County, New York

Posted in Press Release on February 23, 2019

Excessive refuse and devastating pollution has become a growing concern among people everywhere around the globe. States, counties, and cities have enacted laws and ordinances in an effort to curb needless trash and packaging.  One such law is New York, Local Law No. 27-2016 (the “Bag Fee Law”), which went into effect on January 1,… read more

Moore Kuehn sues insurer for SUM coverage after serious car accident

Posted in Press Release on November 1, 2018

Often times defendants in car accident lawsuits carry the bare minimum for insurance policy limits.  These limits may be as low as $20,000 to $50,000.  Such an amount is almost never enough to adequately compensate car accident victims with serious physical injuries.  This is especially true when victims require surgery or other expensive medical procedures. … read more

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