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Case Style: Cadle Company, et al. v. Flanagan, et al.
Case Number: 3:01-cv-00531-AVC
Judge: Alfred V. Covello
Court: United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
Todd R. Bainer, Cooney & Bainer, P.C., Bramford, Connecticut and Mary Anne Charron of Gordon, Muir & Foley, Hartford, Connecticut for Todd R Bainer LLC
Amber J. Branciforte of Nuzzo & Roberts, Cheshire, Connecticut for Karen T. Gerber
Roger J. Frechette, Frechette & Frechette, New Haven, Connectict
David G. Hill of Halloran & Sage, Hartford, Connecticut and Robert G. Skelton of the Law Office Of Robert G. Skelton, Fairfield, Connecticut for Fasano & Ippolito and Leonard A. Fasano
The Cadle Company sued Charles A. Flanagan and others on a RICO theory claiming that they conspired to prevent Cadle from collecting money due it from Charles Flanagan, a North Haven developer. Flanagan eventually paid Cadle, but Cadle sued Leonard Fasano and others claiming that they helping Flanagan conceal assets from his creditors. Plaintiff also claimed that the defendants violated the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
Outcome: The jury found Fasano, an attorney, liable for $500,000 in attorney fees after determining there was compelling evidence he had helped conceal a client's assets from a collection agency.
Plaintiff's Experts: Unknown
Defendant's Experts: Unknown