The Crime Victim Advocate for the State of Connecticut has filed a special request with the East Hartford Probate Court to ask the court to delay the distribution of assets of the estate of Beverly Therrien. Ms. Therrien’s son, Brett Bednarz, has been criminally charged with killing his mother and the Victim Advocate has asked the court to delay the distribution of Ms. Therrien’s assets until the criminal case against Mr. Bednarz is completed. You can read the Hartford Courant’s article by David Owens here:
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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