Verdicts and Decisions

Recently, a jury in the U. S. District Court in Hartford, Connecticut, returned a unanimous defense verdict in favor of our clients, a bar/restaurant group based in Stamford, Connecticut. The...

Recently, the U.S. District Court for Hawaii granted the Defendants’ motion for summary judgment in a wrongful death lawsuit based on the government contractor defense (GCD), finding the Defendants satisfied...

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted motions for summary judgment filed by Agusta and the Federal Aviation Administration. This decision is in reference to Turturro,...

Recently, the U.S. Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, affirmed the order dismissing Defendant, Sandals Resorts International, Ltd. (“Sandals”), for lack of personal jurisdiction. Fitzpatrick & Hunt, Pagano, Aubert,...

The U.S. District Court for California granted B/E Aerospace’s motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction regarding an alleged aircraft business class seat malfunction. A passenger on an Air...

Recently, the Superior Court of California, granted Italy-based Herniamesh’s motion to quash its lawsuit regarding alleged defective transvaginal mesh products. Rudolph V. Pino, Jr., senior counsel; John M. Socolow, partner;...

The U.S. District Court in Arizona granted Pratt & Whitney Canada’s, an aircraft engine manufacturer, motion to dismiss a property damage case during takeoff for lack of personal jurisdiction. The...

In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of New York, Dutchess County, held that the mere shipment of products into the State of New York at plaintiff-customer’s sole direction was...

The Supreme Court of the State of New York, Orange County, issued a Decision and Order granting a cross-motion for summary judgment filed by Valjon, Inc. d/b/a Hacienda (“Hacienda”), a...

The U.S. Court for the District of Oregon granted Sierra International Machinery’s motion on strict product liability claim. John M. Socolow, partner, and Rudolph V. Pino, Jr., senior counsel, of...