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Post-Verdict Defense Judgment Dismisses $11 Million Dollar Verdict In Asbestos Litigation!

Posted in Asbestos

Congratulations to trial counsel, Robert S. Deutsch and Nancy L. Pennie, and post-trial motion authors, Nancy L. Pennie, Elliott J. Zucker, and Oded Burger, on a post-verdict dismissal of all personal injury claims against their client. The defense successfully established that plaintiffs’ experts impermissibly based their causation opinions on invalid assumptions and therefore lacked proper foundation. As… Continue Reading

First Department Finds That Quantification of Environmental Contaminants Necessary for Plaintiff To Survive Summary Judgment:

Posted in Toxic Torts

In Cleghorne, et. al. v. The City of New York, et. al., 2012 NY Slip Op. 06648 (1st Dept., October 4, 2012), the Appellate Division, First Department, dismissed Plaintiffs’ claims, granting summary judgment to the Board of Education of the City of New York (Board of Ed.), because Plaintiffs’ expert failed to quantify Plaintiffs’ exposure… Continue Reading

Nine ARFD partners named to 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Posted in Announcements, Uncategorized

ARFD is proud to announce the inclusion of nine of its partners in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Medical Malpractice Defense; Personal Injury Defense; Product Liability Defense; and, Health Care Law. Congratulations to: Mark J. Aaronson (Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Defense) Jay A Rappaport (Medical Malpractice,… Continue Reading