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.
September 04, 2008
Bob Kelly, Jason Schmitz and Jim Ughetta won summary judgment in a NJ case involving allegations that a defective helmet contributed to the plaintiff's injuries. The Court accepted our argument that the plaintiff's expert was offering a mere "net opinion" unsupported by the scientific method,... read more
July 17, 2008
NJ Senior Associate Jason Schmitz won summary judgment dismissing strict product liability and negligent maintenance claims against our client. The Court held that plaintiff's expert failed to sufficiently support the design or manufacturing claim and that our clients' installation contract limited... read more
May 21, 2008
Bryon Friedman received a $1,015,648 judgment in a New York County action to enforce a commercial debt. The debtor paid the full referred amount.
April 03, 2008
Bruce Ainbinder and Bryon Friedman won summary judgment on a breach of contract claim against a subcontractor on behalf of our specialized contractor client in a New York County Supreme Court, case Severo, Cortese v. Rockefeller University.
December 05, 2007
Jim Ughetta, along with local counsel Mark Kircher of Quarles & Brady in Milwaukee, received a unanimous decision in favor of our client from a three-arbitrator panel in Wausau, Wisconsin, after hearing the testimony of several witnesses and the arguments of counsel. Our client, a helmet... read more