The Connecticut Supreme Court in the 2010 decision of State v. Scott re-iterated that, "the trial court is uniquely situated to entertain a motion to set aside a verdict as against the weight of the evidence because, unlike an appellate court, the trial [court] has had the same opportunity as the jury to view the witnesses, to assess their credibility and to determine the weight that should be given to their evidence?"
Metcoff v. NCT Group, Inc.
Connecticut Appellate Court
August 27, 2012
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