Complex Litigation

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, barred the expert and granted summary judgment for our client.

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 the duty of care to a duty to repair and maintain the equipment, but that duty did not include the systematic repairs that plaintiff alleged our client should have performed.

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.