In May 2019, we obtained a dismissal on behalf of our client who was sued on a premises liability theory in this upstate New York asbestos case. The plaintiff, an 88-year old former millwright, alleged that he developed lung cancer as a result of his working with asbestos-containing products... read more
In September 2018, the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, affirmed the trial court’s order granting our motion to dismiss the complaint in this toxic tort premises liability case. The plaintiff, the child of a former employee of the Long Island Lighting Company (“... read more
In Kleinschmit v. U.S. Steel, et al., Scott Toomey and Dan Kain obtained a rare Philadelphia County summary judgment for one of the firm’s retailer clients. After lengthy and contested motion practice, the Court held that Plaintiff could not sustain his toxic tort benzene action because Plaintiff... read more
Associate Christine Emery was recently published on the American Bar Association's Trial Practice section of their web site. The article was entitled "A Generation Y Perspective on Juries and Social Media", and can be viewed in its entirety here.
On Tuesday, April 8th, Managing Partner Robert J. Kelly will lead a panel of corporate counsel and human factors experts at the Sports Fitness Industry Association’s Litigation Summit at the Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona. The session, entitled “Avoiding Nightmares and Catastrophes”, will focus... read more