Posts Categorized: General Liability and Insurance Law

Kelly Hoffman Settles Landmark Case for Colby Coaches

Norman, Hanson & DeTroy is proud to announce Kelly Hoffman’s settlement of a landmark Title VII and Title IX Discrimination case brought by 5 of the 7 female head coaches at Colby College.  Federal and Maine equal pay laws mandate that employers may not discriminate between employees on the basis of their gender by paying… Read more »

Bystander Liability Clarified by Maine Supreme Court

BY:  Jonathan W. Brogan, Esq. Recently the Maine Supreme Court made a significant decision regarding bystander claims of negligent infliction of emotional distress.  Coward v. Gagne and Sons Concrete Blocks, Inc., 2020 ME 112 (9/17/2020). The longstanding test in Maine was decided in a case called Culbert v. Sampson Supermarket which stated that there would… Read more »