Kathryn C. Rivet

Kathryn C. Rivet

Email: krivet@tedfordpond.com
Telephone: (860) 293-1200 x103
Facsimile: (860) 293-0685
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/kathrynrivet1
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Attorney Kathryn C. Rivet represents product manufacturers in defense of product and general liability fire claims.

Attorney Rivet’s background with businesses involved in product development and international distribution gives her a practical understanding of her manufacturing clients’ needs and priorities. She has worked as an attorney at a Massachusetts civil law firm and as a Legal Research Clerk for the judges of the Connecticut Superior Court. Since joining Tedford & Pond, LLP, Attorney Rivet has assisted in fire scene investigations, fire artifact investigations, and national litigation of fire cases involving claims for the loss of life and property. Attorney Rivet has assisted senior counsel of the firm with fire cases involving claims for:

  • Wrongful deaths from mower fires;
  • Deaths, injuries and property damage resulting from a candy factory explosion;
  • Property damage from a warehouse fire;
  • Property damage from a fire in a recycling facility;
  • Property damage from an air purifier fire in a research laboratory;
  • The total loss of a multimillion dollar home on Nantucket from spontaneous combustion of floor sandings;
  • Deaths and personal injuries arising out of a barge fire;
  • Property damage arising out of a dryer fire;
    as well as numerous other matters involving gas and electrical powered equipment and fire suppression systems.

Attorney Rivet is a member of DRI, The Voice of the Defense Bar; serves as Vice President of the Chicopee Massachusetts Bar Association; is a member of the Massachusetts, Connecticut, Hampden County and Hartford County Bar Associations; and is admitted to the bars of Connecticut, Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court of Connecticut and the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts.