United States District Court, D. Connecticut
RULING ON MOTIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION
A. BOLDEN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
13, 2016, Raymond Kollar (“Plaintiff”) sued
Allstate Insurance Company and Allstate Financial Services,
LLC (collectively “Defendants”), with whom he was
affiliated as a licensed insurance agent. Notice of Removal,
ECF No. 1, at 7.
September 28, 2018, the Court dismissed with prejudice all
but the Connecticut Franchise Act claims of Mr. Kollar's
Amended Complaint. Ruling and Order on Mot. to Dismiss Am.
Compl. (“Ruling and Order”), ECF No. 82.
Kollar, pro se, moves for reconsideration of that
Ruling and Order. Mots. for Reconsider., ECF No. 87 and 89.
reasons below, the Court DENIES the motions
to reconsider, ECF No. 87 and 89.
FACTUAL AND PROCEDURAL BACKGROUND
Factual Background 
many years, Raymond Kollar served as a licensed insurance
agent in the State of Connecticut with an office in Trumbull,
Connecticut. Am. Compl. ¶ 6, 8-9. For much of this time,
Mr. Kollar worked with Defendants. Am. Compl. ¶ 56.
2003, Mr. Kollar signed an exclusive agency agreement with
Defendant Allstate Insurance Company that prohibited him from
selling other companies' policies. Am. Compl. at
¶¶ 10, 12, 55; Exclusive Agency Agreement, ECF No.
20-2. Under the Agreement, Allstate Insurance Company had
broad discretion to reject insurance applications submitted
by Mr. Kollar, Exclusive Agency Agreement ¶ I, terminate
its relationship with Mr. Kollar, id. ¶ XVII,
and veto potential buyers of his agency, id. ¶
XVI. In 2014, Allstate Insurance Company exercised most of
those rights. Am. Compl. at ¶¶ 17-26. Mr. Kollar
alleges that Allstate Insurance Company drove him out of
business and interfered with his life's work. Am. Compl.
at ¶¶ 18, 26.
13, 2016, Mr. Kollar filed a Complaint in Connecticut
Superior Court. Notice of Removal, ECF No. 1. On November 22,
2016, Defendants removed the case to this Court. Id.
January 5, 2017, Defendants filed a motion to dismiss. ECF
28, 2017, the Court granted Defendants' motion to dismiss
without prejudice and granted Mr. Kollar leave to file an
Amended Complaint. Order Granting Mot. to Dismiss without
Prejudice, ECF No. 39.
September 1, 2017, Mr. Kollar filed an Amended Complaint. Am.
Compl., ECF No. 46.
September 22, 2017, Defendants filed a motion to dismiss the
Amended Complaint. ...