Potential Impact of Soto v. Bushmaster upon the Scope of CUTPA

April 16, 2019 at 12:00pm1:30pm

Wiggin and Dana attorney, Robert Langer, and Hurwitz Sagarin Slossberg & Knuff attorney, David Belt, will be co-presenting a webinar titled Potential Impact of Soto v. Bushmaster upon the Scope of CUTPA on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

Attorneys Langer and Belt are two of the co-authors of the leading Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act (CUTPA) treatise, “Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices, Business Torts and Antitrust,” (Vol. 12, Connecticut Practice Series, Thomson Reuters). In this webinar, they will discuss the potential impact of the recent U.S. Supreme Court opinion in Soto v. Bushmaster Firearms International LLC, 331 Conn. 53 (2019) upon the scope of CUTPA.

Attendees will learn:

  • The impact of the elimination of CUTPA’s commercial relationship test
  • The availability of personal injury damages
  • The relationship between CUTPA and the Connecticut Product Liability Act
  • Interpretation of CUTPA’s statute of limitations
  • Interpretation of the unfairness doctrine

This webinar is hosted by the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. To register, please click here.