October 01, 2010
Scott Toomey and Jim Ughetta achieved a defense verdict before a jury in the United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in July, 2010. Our client, a bicycle helmet manufacturer, was sued by a high school teacher who sustained serious and significant brain injuries, confining... read more
June 01, 2010
Jim Ughetta and Scott Toomey achieved a defense verdict in a Philadelphia state court product liability trial involving a carbon composite bicycle handlebar designed by our client. Plaintiff claimed at trial that when he was competing in a bicycle race, his carbon composite handlebar failed,... read more
January 04, 2010
A Federal District Court in New York denied the plaintiff's motion for summary judgment and granted summary judgment in favor of our client. The court agreed with our client's arguments on all points when it denied the plaintiff's motion to strike affirmative defenses from the answer and dismissed... read more
November 26, 2009
In a construction case involving a brain-damaged MTA worker, the Bronx Supreme Court accepted our evidence that our client was not responsible for the site and found that no further discovery was required before granting the motion.
October 08, 2009
Working closely with Boston local counsel Pete Durney and James Kerr, we successfully persuaded the trial court to exclude the testimony of plaintiff's sole liability expert on the grounds that his opinions were based upon mere conjecture, surmise and speculation which would not assist a jury. This... read more
April 15, 2009
Our client, the distributor of an industrial paper plate press, was sued in connection with personal injuries allegedly sustained by the machine's operator. Although the distributor had made subsequent modifications to the machine, we secured dismissal of our client by successfully demonstrating... read more
April 03, 2009
Working closely with our local counsel, Jim Carlson and Chris Berdy of Christian & Small, LLP, we secured the dismissal of our client in an underground mining accident on the basis that plaintiff's claim against our client was unsupported by competent evidence. Another client was granted... read more
March 01, 2009
The firm won a dismissal in a fire case involving allegations that our client defectively manufactured heat tape causing a fire that resulted in property damage to a cement facility. The Court found that the plaintiff could not meet his burden of proof and dismissed the claim against our client.
January 06, 2009
A Federal District Court accepted our argument that the third-party plaintiff in a personal injury suit arising out of a wrecker component failed to adequately support his claims against our client, a component manufacturer, with expert testimony. The Court dismissed the claims against our client... read more
December 03, 2008
After several days of hearings, Bryon Friedman won an award of $582,000 for our client in a dispute arising out of several aspects of our client's purchase of business lines pursuant to an asset purchase agreement.