Kevin M. Kennedy

2.3 Million Verdict Affirmed for Insurance Agent Under Connecticut Franchise Act

January 24, 2006 Published Work
Reprinted with permission from the December 2005 edition of the Law Journal Newsletters - Franchising Business & Law Alert. © 2005 ALM Properties, Inc.

In an Oct. 25, 2005 decision, a Connecticut District Court denied an insurance company's motion to set aside a $2.3 million verdict on the plaintiff-agent's wrongful termination claim, concluding that company's relationship with its independent sales agent constituted a franchise under the Connecticut Franchise Act, §42-133e et seq. ("CFA").