Connecticut Business, Employment, and Technology Law Firm
Raymond & Bennett LLC20 Park Place, Plaza Executive Center Fourth Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
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Law Firm Overview FREE CONSULTATIONAt Raymond & Bennett LLC, our firm's litigation practice is multijurisdictional and covers Connecticut and Massachusetts. We provide aggressive and professional representation in cases involving business, technology, personal injury and employment. Attorneys Bruce Raymond & N. Kane Bennett founded the firm in 2007 after successful careers at one of the regionís largest litigation and trial firms.
Raymond & Bennett was founded on the core principles of excellent client service, lean business practices, value billing, and effective use of technology in firm management and litigation. Bruce and Kane started the firm because they believed the traditional law firm model was failing to deliver value to clients in a rapidly changing business environment. Clients ranging from individuals, corporations and insurance companies were looking for an alternative to the traditional law firm model. Raymond & Bennett is the alternative.
Areas of Law
- Asbestos Mesothelioma
- Back & Neck Injury
- Brain Injury
- Bus Accidents
- Business & Industry
- Business Formation
- Business Law
- Business Litigation
- Car Accident
- Catastrophic Injuries
- Commercial Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Computer & Software
- Construction Law
- Corporate Governance
- Corporate Law
- Corporate Litigation
- Criminal Law
- Data Protection
- Defective Products
- Domain Names
- Employee Benefits
- Employees Rights
- Federal Law
- FLSA Overtime Claim
- Food Poisoning
- Human Resources Law
- Identity Theft
- Information Technology
- Insurance Defense
- Intellectual Property
- Internet Law
- Joint Ventures
- Licensing Law
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Motor Vehicles
- Personal Injury
- Pharmaceutical Litigation
- Premises Liability
- Privatization Law
- Product Liability
- Product Liability Litigation
- Professional Liability
- Professional Malpractice
- Research & Development
- Science & Technology
- Sexual Harassment
- Shareholders Rights
- Slip & Fall
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Toxic Torts
- Trade Secrets
- Truck Accident
- Workers Compensation
- Wrongful Death
- Wrongful Termination
Additional Areas of Law: Business and Contract Disputes; Fire Damage Litigation; Breach of Fiduciary Duty; Professional Negligence; Shareholder Freeze Outs; Connecticut Wage and Bonus Law; Partnership and Small Business Disputes; Construction Defect; Employment Claims & Noncompete Agreements; Severance Counseling; Technology Disputes and E-Commerce Law; Cyber Liability and Technology Errors; Intellectual Property Disputes; Social Networking; Data Loss and Privacy Law; Real Estate and Mortgage Fraud
Areas of Law Description
The law firm of Raymond & Bennett provides legal representation and services in the following areas of practice:
- Business Disputes and Commercial Litigation
At Raymond & Bennett, they have handled a wide range of business disputes for individuals, small companies and large corporations. They know how business problems can quickly turn into commercial litigation with complex legal problems. Many times they can resolve commercial disputes in a short period of time by using an early resolution or intervention strategy focused on a business solution to the problem. This approach often saves costs and legal fees, and is good for business. Their success in this area comes from their experience as both commercial litigators and business advisors.
- Product Liability and Toxic Torts
Raymond & Bennett are among the most experienced products liability and toxic tort lawyers in the region. They have been representing clients in products liability and toxic tort matters for decades. It is their privilege to represent some of the largest international manufacturers in the world in state and federal courts in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and throughout the country. They work as lead and local counsel in Connecticut and Massachusetts in state and federal court in product liability litigation. They have won jury trials for their product liability clients in Connecticut and Massachusetts. They handle cases on the Connecticut Bridgeport Asbestos Litigation Docket. They have worked with and against all types of leading national experts including experts in engineering such as mechanical, structural, and civil; safety, automotive, failure analysis, guarding, industrial hygiene, design and warnings, and OSHA. They also handle recalls for manufacturers, warning label audits, and risk management. On a select basis, they also represent individuals who have sustained serious personal injury, traumatic brain injury, burns or wrongful death due to a defective product.
- Employment Litigation, Non-Compete Agreements, Wrongful Termination
At Raymond & Bennett, they have handled employee rights claims in various industries from hourly wage disputes to partnership compensation for dentists and physicians. They also help employees with exit strategies and avoidance of non-compete agreements and to recover wages, bonuses, severance, and damages that they deserve in cases involving: Wrongful termination; Severance disputes; Wage and Bonus Claims; Overtime pay disputes; Employment agreements; Non-Compete Agreements & Tips for Employees; Breach of contract; and Whistleblowing. To "resolve" your case, your employer could offer to enter into severance agreement negotiations prior to you retaining an attorney. What you do not know is that you may be entitled to more compensation or you may be giving up all your rights to bring suit for more damages. Do not take the "do it yourself" approach.
- Technology & E-Commerce Disputes
They handle computer and technology issues including: software licensing audits, internet sites, web hosting agreements, domain names, cybe-squatting, social networking issues, internet sales, e-commerce, internet advertising, copyright, trademark, data loss and security breaches, identity theft, privacy, encryption, electronic discovery, and litigation holds.
- Intellectual Property Disputes
Intellectual property can be the most valuable asset you own as a business owner. Your creative ideas have brought great success to your business. The intellectual property dispute attorneys at Raymond & Bennett in Glastonbury, Connecticut, can help you protect these assets. When an ex-partner or former employee takes your trade secrets, copyrighted materials or patents for his or her own use, contact our Connecticut intellectual property dispute attorneys. Their job is to shield your business from harm and hold that party accountable.
- Breach of Contract & Interference With Contract Rights
When two parties enter into a contract, there is no guarantee that disputes over the rights and obligations of each party will not occur in the future. At Raymond & Bennett in Glastonbury, Connecticut, they incorporate their experience, business savvy and innovative technology to help their clients enter and exit contracts and resolve related breach of contract disputes.
- Fraud & Misrepresentation
If you or your business has been victimized by fraud, you need the help of experienced fraud investigation attorneys at Raymond & Bennett in Glastonbury, Connecticut. Their multi-state business law practice can provide you with the aggressive fraud investigation consumers and businesses need to recover stolen money, services, assets, or property.
- Fire Damage Litigation
Throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts, people seek out Raymond & Bennett for representation in fire loss cases. They have years of experience handling major fire loss cases involving loss of life, significant personal injury, and millions of dollars in property damage. Over the years, they have worked side by side with some of the leading experts in fire science, property damage, and fire cause and origin. Likewise, they have successfully opposed many experts in fire lawsuits and challenged the reliability of their opinions in depositions and court by use of generally accepted fire science, such as the National Fire Protection Associationís guide to fire investigations.
- Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Many professionals, such as lawyers, accountants, trustees, money managers, mortgage brokers, and insurance agents have a legal responsibility to act with the utmost good faith and honesty to their clients. When professionals who have a fiduciary duty to a business or individual breach their duty, you need an experienced business lawyer to take action.
- Professional Negligence and Malpractice
At Raymond & Bennett, they are hired by individuals, business, and insurance companies for professional negligence cases in various industries, including: Lawyers committing malpractice by missing deadlines or other acts of negligence, resulting in a dismissal or loss of business profits; Doctors engaging in medical malpractice, causing serious injury or death; Architects and engineers failing to properly design and construct homes or commercial buildings in a large development; Mortgage brokers, banks, real estate agents and appraisers engaging in unethical business practices related to bad mortgage transactions or land deals; IT or computer professionals destroying critical data or harming business operations; and Accountants or other financial professionals commingling assets or embezzling the hard-earned money of their clients.
- Shareholder Freeze Outs
Their firm knows how family owned businesses and closely held companies sometimes have serious disputes that can threaten the business' future. They look to find creative ways to solve problems with family businesses whether it involves upholding an operating agreement, negotiationg buy-outs, dissolution, or protecting the rights of minority shareholders.
- Connecticut Wage and Bonus Law
If an employer refuses to pay wages to an employee, Connecticut statutory law in some circumstances provides for double damages, costs, and attorneys fees. If an employer fails to pay wages and there is a finding of bad faith, arbitrariness, or unreasonableness, an employee could be entitled to double damages. The statutory law is often referred to as the Connecticut Wage Act.
- Partnership and Small Business Disputes
If your business partnership is experiencing a dispute, you need help from a seasoned attorney. Too many facts can be overlooked. Doing it on your own is an ill-advised option. The attorneys at Raymond & Bennett in Glastonbury, Connecticut, will attend to all the details in navigating the right course for your business while protecting your rights.
- Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
They are experienced in handling serious personal injury accidents, insurance defense cases, premises liability cases, truck accidents, fire loss litigation, construction defect claims and motor vehicle accidents. They handle personal injury cases in Connecticut and Massachusetts. They are experienced in handling numerous injury claims including closed head injury, nerve damage, spinal trauma, traumatic brain injury (TBI), cognitive impairment, traumatically induced hydrocephalus and wrongful death.
- Truck Accidents
Tractor trailers are the largest motor vehicles on the road. Sorting out what really happened in a truck accident involving serious injury or death is a complex and difficult job. They have experience dealing with trucking regulations and scientific studies about how truck accidents happen and can put this experience to work for their clients and their representatives. Contact Raymond & Bennett in Glastonbury, Connecticut, for immediate and aggressive representation of truck accident claims in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
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