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Joseph Arthur Kubic

20130927-AMB_8706

Phone: (203) 878-0661

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Manuel Moutinho, et al. vs. Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Bridgeport, SC 17558 (2006)

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Land Use

 

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1993

 

Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Bridgeport, Connecticut
    • J.D. – 1991
  • University of Connecticut
    • M.A. – 1984
    • Major: Economics
  • University of Connecticut
    • B.A. – 1983

 

Representative Cases

 

Classes/Seminars

  • Connecticut Development in Debtor/Creditor Relationship, Lorman Education Service, 1999

 

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Athletic Foundation, Inc., President
  • Connecticut Yankees’ Rugby Club, Member, 1985 – 2000
  • Milford Bar Association, Member
  • Bridgeport Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Boards and Commissions, Stratford, Connecticut, Town Council Member, 1991 – 1995
  • Boards and Commissions, Sikorsky Financial Credit Union, Associate Director, 2004 – Present
  • Boards and Commissions, Charter Revision Commission, Stratford, Connecticut, 2002 – 2004
  • Boards and Commissions, Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority Commission, Commissioner, 2005 – Present
  • Attorney Kubic serves as Chairman of the Town of Stratford, Connecticut Town Council

 

Past Employment Positions

  • Sikorsky Aircraft, Buyer, 1984 – 1986
  • Corporate Realty Services Inc., President/Owner, 1986 – 1990

 

Pro Bono Activities

  • Connecticut Parents Advocacy Center, Inc., 1999 – 2000
  • Connecticut Athletic Foundation, 1994 – 2000

 

Ancillary Businesses

  • Construction

 

Languages

  • French
  • English

 

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Phi Epsilon

 

Past Cases

Kubic Settles Product Liability Claim
Client sustained burn injuries utilizing cooking equipment. An Engineer, who was hired to examine the equipment, determined that there were several issues with the design that enabled the injury to occur. The design issues could have been resolved with readily available technology and/or changes in the design. Kubic argued that the injuries sustained by the Client were foreseeable. Case settled prior to trial for $130,000.00.

$90,000.00 For Mold Case
Claim of apartment resident against landlord for negative health conditions as a result of exposure to mold resolved for $90,000.00. Joe Kubic Argued that due to certain conditions in the apartment the landlord and/or its agents knew or should have known about a defective condition that allowed moisture into an inner wall cavity. Damages including medical bills, pain and suffering, lost enjoyment of life and property damage.

Joe Kubic Settles Case for $1.88 Million.
Client, an elevator repairman, was driving his employer’s small pick-up truck on the way to a customer’s facility. While driving on a road a large pickup truck plowing snow backed out of a driveway and into the client’s driver’s side door. Client’s head hit against the driver’s side window shattering same. Client complained of minor neck pain and glass in his eye at the scene and was taken by wife to Hospital where he was treated and released.

Client lost time for work and a worker’s compensation claim was file by Attorney Kubic. After three years and three cervical surgeries and fusions the case was ready for trial. Among the experts Attorney Kubic retained was an Economist who opined as to impaired earning capacity. The case settled for $1.88 million exhausting the remaining insurance policy limits.

Attorney Kubic also successfully resolved the worker’s compensation lien and obtained Social Security Disability Income approval for the client.

 

Joe Kubic Successfully Litigates Blasting Damage Claims.
Two neighboring home owners complained that they sustained damage to their wells and water intrusion into their basements as a result of nearby blasting in a new subdivision. Attorney Kubic identified and retained experts including an engineer, a geologist and a well expert to establish the defendants had liability for the damage.

Blasting cases tend to be difficult to prove. They are typically document intensive and require typically numerous experts.

 

Attorney Kubic resolves cervical fusion case for $250,000.00.
Client was rear ended while stopped at a traffic light. At the scene Client complained of pain to his neck and was transported to Hospital. Following cervical fusion Attorney Kubic negotiated a settlement for the limit of the liable person’s insurance policy.

 

Attorney Kubic Uses Accident Reconstructionist To Win $700,000.00 for Client.
Attorney Kubic was able to establish that a tractor trailer on I-95 veered into his client’s lane of traffic. The truck’s right front bumper clipped the client’s left rear causing the clients to spin out of control such as with a “pit maneuver”. Injuries included cervical strain/sprain and the need for pain management.

 

Joe Kubic Prosecutes Mortgage Scam Case.
A “Strawbuyer” scam where Attorney Kubic’s clients were duped into “lending their name and credit” to a husband and wife team to allow the husband and wife them to get mortgage financing they otherwise could not have been able to obtain. The result was that the clients unknowing became the title holder of a four family inner city home and obligated on an inflated mortgage loan.

With the aid of numerous experts including a legal expert, an Economist and a Mortgage Lending Expert Joe Kubic obtained a favorable monetary result for his clients. The Defendants included the real estate closing lawyer, a mortgage originator and the husband and wife team.

Joe’s clients were glad they were able to receive vindication.