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Tort Law Appellate Court Opinion

by Mazur, Catherine


AC38829 - Perez v. University of Connecticut (Negligence; "The issue in this appeal is whether the plaintiff Christian Perez has the right to a jury trial in a negligence action for monetary damages against the defendant, the state of Connecticut. The plaintiff was authorized to bring his action against the state by the General Assembly pursuant to General Statutes ยง 4-159 (b) (1) (B) (ii). Following a trial to the court, judgment was rendered in favor of the state. The plaintiff now appeals from the judgment, claiming that the court improperly granted the state's motion to strike his action from the jury list. We affirm the judgment of the court.")