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Automotive Litigation

  • Rusty Grant obtained a defense jury verdict in an admitted liability case where the plaintiff alleged more than $230,000 in special damages. The plaintiff underwent…Read more
  • A Fulton County jury awarded only $5,000 in a clear liability case where the plaintiff incurred more than $75,000 in medical costs and underwent neck…Read more
  • Craig Terrett and Ashley MacNamara convinced the Georgia Court of Appeals to reverse a lower court’s denial of their motion for summary judgment on a…Read more
  • Ana Francolin Dolney obtained a favorable verdict on behalf on the defendants in a transportation liability case. The issue for the jury’s determination was the…Read more
  • Jury Finds against Pedestrian Hit in Crosswalk J. Robb Cruser and Katy Hurley successfully defended a driver who struck a pedestrian in the roadway while…Read more
  • Rondiene Novitz and Scott Gurtman successfully attained a defense verdict in a motor vehicle accident case, defending Cox Radio and WBAB. The WBAB van driver was accused…Read more
  • J. Robb Cruser obtained a defense verdict when a Fulton County jury found that veteran CNN Headline News anchor bore no liability for a wreck…Read more
  • J. Robb Cruser and Rusty Grant obtained a defense verdict in an automobile accident case involving a three-vehicle collision on the interstate. Plaintiff filed suit…Read more
  • Craig Terrett obtained a defense verdict in Clayton County, Georgia in an auto accident case, despite the fact that negligence was admitted and the plaintiff…Read more
  • In a case involving a plaintiff rear-ending the defendant’s vehicle at high speed (52 mph) causing the death of the Plaintiff’s wife, Nola Jackson obtained…Read more
  • Robb Cruser won summary judgment on behalf of GEICO in a case of late notice to the insurance company.Read more
  • Robb Cruser successfully defended Plaintiff’s Motion to Enforce Settlement on a vehicle claim, effectively bringing case to a close.Read more
  • Rusty Grant obtained a defense verdict in connection with a highway accident on Interstate 20 that led to multiple fractures in the plaintiff’s hip and…Read more
  • Rondiene E. Novitz and Gary E. Dvoskin obtained a defense verdict in a motor vehicle accident case. Plaintiff claimed catastrophic injuries requiring several surgeries. The…Read more
  • Rusty Grant obtained an award of attorney’s fees in a case where the jury verdict was less than half of what his client offered to…Read more
  • Nola Jackson obtained a defense verdict in a Cherokee County case where there was a dispute regarding a lane change between a driver making a…Read more
  • J. Robb Cruser and Katy Hurley received a favorable verdict from a Gwinnett County jury on behalf of a defendant and the defendant’s employer. Plaintiff…Read more
  • J. Robb Cruser and Rusty Grant obtained a defense verdict in a Fulton County State Court, where jurors rejected a lawsuit seeking damages against a…Read more
  • Robb Cruser secured a summary judgment in the State Court of Cobb County, Georgia for an insurer based on a late notice policy defense. The terms…Read more
  • J. Robb Cruser and Katy Hurley secured a venue change for an alleged bad faith negligent failure to settle action that arose out of a…Read more
  • J. Robb Cruser and Craig Terrett obtained a defense verdict on a wrongful death pedestrian case. Plaintiff brought a wrongful death action on behalf of…Read more
  • Robb Cruser and Rusty Grant obtained a dismissal with prejudice of a lawsuit filed against one of their clients. The plaintiff alleged that she suffered…Read more
  • J. Robb Cruser and Craig Terrett convinced the Georgia Court of Appeals to reverse a lower court's denial of their motion for summary judgment on…Read more
  • J. Robb Cruser and Rusty Grant obtained summary judgment in the Superior Court of Henry County. In the underlying case, plaintiff was a passenger in…Read more
  • Keith Gaston and Bruce Jones were successful in obtaining summary judgment for a major trucking company and its driver as to the plaintiffs’ negligence claims…Read more
  • Rusty Grant won summary judgment in Dekalb County in a case involving an alleged hit-and-run motor vehicle accident. Plaintiff alleged that she was struck by…Read more
  • J. Robb Cruser won summary judgment on a declaratory judgment action filed on behalf of Peerless Indemnity Insurance Company. The issue on summary judgment was…Read more

Civil Litigation

  • Robb Cruser and Timothy Mitchell won summary judgment on behalf of Enterprise Leasing Company of Georgia, LLC on claims of malicious prosecution and false arrest…Read more
  • After a three month commercial construction defect jury trial, Marc Zimet secured a complete defense verdict for its subcontractor client. In regards to the Type…Read more
  • The firm resolved a multi-million dollar personal injury case where the plaintiff was seriously injured as a result of a head-on collision with another automobile…Read more
  • In a construction defect case, involving a sewage overflow in a residential property, Marc Zimet secured a dismissal for our client, paying $0! The defendant,…Read more
  • Alan Jampol obtained a judgment by nonsuit after a jury trial in the Orange County Superior Court for a lawyer accused of slander and intentional…Read more
  • Marc Zimet obtained a defense verdict in a two-week jury trial. It was a claim by an adjacent commercial building owner of property damage allegedly caused…Read more
  • Marc Zimet and Steve Markowitz obtained a unanimous defense verdict in a two week trial involving claims of defamation and interference with contract. Our insurance…Read more
  • Douglas Sanchez and Joseph Kreoll won a motion to dismiss all six counts of a counterclaim that alleged breach of contract, breach of implied warranty…Read more
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Reverses Appellate Division’s Decision on Municipal Redevelopment Plan Joseph P. Kreoll successfully petitioned before the New Jersey Supreme Court and obtained…Read more

Civil Rights

  • Douglas V. Sanchez and Joseph P. Kreoll won a F.R.Civ.P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss in Federal Court, which resulted in the dismissal of an entire…Read more
  • Ana Francolin Dolney obtained a defense verdict in a civil rights case in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida in West Palm.…Read more
  • Rondiene E. Novitz and Gary E. Dvoskin obtained a defense verdict in a civil rights action in the Federal Court, Eastern District. Plaintiff, a 61…Read more
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the summary judgment that Adam Appel obtained for a physician in a case in…Read more
  • The U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition for writ of certiorari filed by former inmates of the Fulton County Jail, who were represented in the…Read more
  • Bill Mitchell and Karen Woodward obtained summary judgment in two Fulton County Courthouse shooting cases. Mitchell and Woodward represented two Fulton County Sheriff’s deputies who…Read more
  • Bill Mitchell and Michael Hoffer obtained dismissal of a federal civil rights action against a municipal client and individual police officers related to an alleged…Read more
  • Bill Mitchell and Sean Keenan obtained summary judgment in U.S. District Court for a Georgia sheriff and a deputy in a civil rights excessive force…Read more
  • Douglas Sanchez and Michael Williams successfully moved in New Jersey Federal District Court for relief dismissing all claims against their clients pursuant to Fed. R.…Read more

Employment and Wrongful Termination

  • Juan Lopez-Campillo obtained summary judgment in federal court in favor of the employer on claims of violations of the federal False Claims Act and Florida’s…Read more
  • On September 26, 2016, Rondiene E. Novitz and Magda DeMoya Coyle won a Motion to Dismiss in the Mancuso v. Village of Pelham case. Mr.…Read more
  • Rondiene E. Novitz and Gary E. Dvoskin obtained a defense verdict in a Federal Court, Eastern District case. Plaintiff, a special education teacher, brought suit…Read more
  • Rondiene Novitz obtained a dismissal of Division of Human Rights Complaint after hearing. Jennifer Coleman v. Cold Spring Harbor School District (April 13, 2015). Complainant,…Read more
  • Doug Sanchez & Mike Williams were awarded summary judgment denying municipal attorney's claim that he is entitled to retirement health benefits.Read more
  • Gary E. Dvoskin obtained summary judgment for a Long Island School District and its Superintendent in The Federal Court, Eastern District in a case involving…Read more
  • Rondiene E. Novitz and Gary E. Dvoskin obtained dismissal for a Long Island School District and its Superintendent in The Federal Court, Eastern District in…Read more
  • Douglas Sanchez and Michael Williams won a motion for summary judgment in a commercial dispute between a national employment agency and a regional employment agency,…Read more

First Amendment

  • Rondiene E. Novitz convinced the Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently to reverse the decision of Federal Judge William G. Young sitting by designation in…Read more

General Liability

  • Douglas V. Sanchez and Joseph P. Kreoll won affirmance before the New Jersey Appellate Division on April 26, 2017 of a trial court’s entry of…Read more
  • Marc Zimet was called in to defend a breach of contract and construction defect claim against the insured subcontractor, arising out of the waterproofing of…Read more
  • Craig Terrett and Robb Cruser’s win on summary judgment in a late notice case was affirmed by the Georgia Court of Appeals. The claimant, who…Read more
  • Rondiene Novitz and Scott Gurtman obtained a defense verdict in NY State Supreme Court in a case involving a woman attending the Figment Interactive Art…Read more
  • Rusty Grant obtained a jury defense verdict in a case involving allegations that a homeowner negligently performed a martial arts maneuver on a guest, resulting…Read more
  • Craig Terrett received a favorable verdict from a DeKalb County jury on behalf of a defendant who admitted negligence. Jury awarded only $4,500 to the…Read more
  • Michael Hoffer obtained a defense verdict for his client, an international hospitality company, after a three-day jury trial in Beaufort County, South Carolina. The plaintiff…Read more
  • Craig Terrett and J. Robb Cruser won summary judgment on behalf of GEICO based upon the insured’s late notice of a personal injury claim. The…Read more
  • Robb Cruser and Nola Jackson obtained a motion to dismiss a product liability case in which the plaintiffs, both residents of Texas, alleged injury from…Read more

Premises Liability

  • Rondiene E. Novitz and Magda DeMoya Coyle obtained Summary Judgment for a slip and fall case at a roller skating rink. The case was pending…Read more
  • Rondiene E. Novitz and Magda DeMoya Coyle obtained Summary Judgment for an upscale national restaurant chain in a slip and fall case. The case was…Read more
  • A jury came back with a defense win following a two and a half week trial in San Diego. Plaintiff is a victim of a vicious…Read more
  • Robb Cruser and Katy Hurley secured summary judgment in a premises liability case in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The…Read more
  • Robb Cruser and Katy Hurley secured summary judgment in a premises liability case in the State Court of Gwinnett County. The plaintiff, who was struck by…Read more
  • Robb Cruser won summary judgment in a premises liability case on behalf of the owner of a shopping plaza. The commercial policy had limits of…Read more
  • Robb Cruser and Katy Hurley secured summary judgment in a slip-and-fall case in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The plaintiff,…Read more
  • J. Robb Cruser received a summary judgment in a general liability slip and fall case where plaintiff sought $422,974 in medical expenses and multiple surgeries…Read more
  • Nola Jackson and J. Robb Cruser obtained summary judgment in the U.S. District Court Atlanta Division in a premises liability case in which plaintiff was…Read more
  • Robb Cruser won summary judgment in a wrongful death and personal injury case filed in Superior Court of Richmond County, Georgia. Plaintiffs alleged that defendant,…Read more
  • Nola Jackson and J. Robb Cruser obtained a defense verdict in a premises liability case in Fulton County State Court. The Plaintiff was inside his…Read more
  • J. Robb Cruser received a summary judgment in a general liability slip and fall case where plaintiff sought $422,974 in medical expenses and multiple surgeries…Read more
  • Nola Jackson and J. Robb Cruser obtained summary judgment in the U.S. District Court Atlanta Division in a premises liability case in which plaintiff was…Read more
  • Robb Cruser won summary judgment in a wrongful death and personal injury case filed in Superior Court of Richmond County, Georgia. Plaintiffs alleged that defendant,…Read more
  • Robb Cruser won summary judgment in a premises liability case where the plaintiff claimed he suffered debilitating back pain and incurred approximately $40,000 in medical…Read more
  • Bill Mitchell and Chris Conway obtained a favorable ruling for a general contractor in a landmark decision interpreting Georgia’s new apportionment statute, which will be…Read more

Professional Liability

  • Alan Jampol and Jose Cabada represented a professional fiduciary (a trustee appointed by the court) who was sued along with three attorneys by the beneficiary…Read more
  • Alan Jampol and Jose Cabada represented a law firm in Ventura, California that was sued for malpractice by a former client. CM first got an…Read more
  • In a broker liability action involving a local California aerospace company, Alan Jampol successfully defeated the plaintiffs’ claims of professional negligence and fraud at the…Read more
  • In a broker liability action, Marc Zimet settled a potential multimillion dollar lawsuit involving a popular line of troll dolls for only $5,000. Plaintiff alleged…Read more
  • In an insurance broker liability action, Marc Zimet successfully demurred to three of the plaintiffs’ complaints (and amended complaints) and ultimately settled the case for…Read more
  • Following a three day bench trial in an insurance broker malpractice case wherein the plaintiff claimed the client made misrepresentations in the procurement of a…Read more
  • Alan Jampol obtained summary judgment in a state court for an insurance brokerage firm on a professional liability claim. This claim was based primarily upon…Read more
  • Alan Jampol persuaded a well-known plaintiffs’ lawyer to accept a settlement for his clients of a million-dollar legal malpractice claim against our law firm client…Read more
  • Alan Jampol secured a complete victory at trial for an insurance broker accused of negligence. The jury verdict was unanimous after only eighteen minutes of…Read more
  • Marc Zimet secured a defense verdict in an action where plaintiffs alleged our client, an insurance broker, failed to place a requested Builder's Risk Policy.…Read more
  • In a malpractice case, Marc Zimet’s client, an insurance broker, was sued by a client for alleged errors in negligently preparing an insurance application. The…Read more
  • Marc Zimet’s trial victory in a construction defect case was recently affirmed by the Court of Appeals. Appellant was the general contractor which was party…Read more
  • Marc Zimet obtained affirmation from the California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District, on an issue which has been simmering in California for a while;…Read more
  • Attorney Jose Gonzalez secured a defense judgment for the firm in a legal malpractice case where plaintiff claimed that our attorney clients were negligent, breached…Read more
  • Marc Zimet obtained a defense verdict in a three-day jury trial in Ventura, California on a claim for negligence, intentional infliction of emotional distress and…Read more
  • Ohio National Insurance sued its insured, an insurance agent, her husband (the premium financier) and a business colleague (the estate planning attorney), for selling STOLI…Read more
  • A gas station owner sued its insurer for bad faith and sought in excess of $2 million in damages from the insurer. The underlying claim involved…Read more
  • A famous comedian brought a legal malpractice action against his former attorneys, arising from the attorneys’ representation of the comedian in his bitter, protracted, and…Read more
  • Following a deadly fire at a commercial property, the property owner was sued by the decedents’ heirs for wrongful death. After funding the property owner’s $1.5…Read more
  • Marc Zimet obtained a defense verdict after a week-long jury trial in downtown Los Angeles. Plaintiffs’ auto insurance agent for over ten years procured a…Read more
  • Craig Terrett won summary judgment on behalf of an accounting firm in Savannah that had been sued for its alleged negligent distribution of profits to…Read more
  • J. Robb Cruser and Craig Terrett obtained a summary judgment in a professional liability case where a construction company sought $12 million and alleged that…Read more

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