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David C Leard

Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 90%
    32 years
  2. Personal Injury: 10%
    32 years



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Manasse, Slaiby & Leard, LLP

507 East Main St.
PO Box 1104
Torrington, CT, 06790

Manasse, Slaiby & Leard, LLP

50 North Main St.
Kent, CT, 06757



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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
Super LawyerConnecticut Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2009
Workers Compensation Certified SpecialistConnecticut Bar Association2001
ListedMarquis Who's Who in American LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerManasse, Slaiby & Leard, LLP1985 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connecticut Bar Association, Workers' Compensation SectionMember1990 - Present
Litchfield County Bar AssociationMember1990 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Steven Williams v. Bantam Supply (CRB)Successful; medical causation adequately proven
Elizabeth Hidvegi v. Nidec Corp. (CRB)Successful; claim of vocational TT does not require job searches, Commissioner can award TT after date of formal hearing
Simmons v. Bonhotel, 40 Conn. App. 278Respondent not required to file written defenses
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Publication nameTitleDate
Compensation Quarterly (Connecticut Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section)Apportionment and Dunkin Donuts2005
Compensation Quarterly (Connecticut Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section)Jurisdiction Revisited1996
Compensation Quarterly (Connecticut Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section)Jurisdiction in Out of State Claims1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Bucknell UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Advanced Workers CompensationMotions to Preclude2011
Workers' Compensation Tips and TacticsHearings and Settlements2007
Litigating Workers Compensation CasesEthics and Hearings2005
Advanced Workers CompensationJurisdiction in Multi-State Claims2003