Gazo v. Stamford

In Gazo v. Stamford, 255 Conn. 245, 765 A.2d 505 (2001), the plaintiff framed his complaint in breach of contract, but our Supreme Court found that the nature of the allegations and relief sought sounded in tort. Id., 265-66. The court held that "although contract damages ordinarily consist of consequential losses . . . they ordinarily do not encompass such losses as pain and suffering. It is clear, therefore, that although the plaintiff has cast this claim in contractual language, in essence he seeks a tort recovery." Id.