In a recent case tried in New Britain Superior Court, Judge Cynthia Swienton upheld a jury verdict for a plaintiff who was assaulted at a nightclub by a nightclub employee. The plaintiff had filed suit against the nightclub claiming that the defendant establishment failed to provide its patrons with a reasonable amount of safety and protection from harm. The jury returned a verdict for the plaintiff and awarded him financial compensation for his medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. The defendant asked the court to overturn the jury’s verdict. The court refused and held that, “the defendants did not take adequate action to prevent the assault…”
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