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Litchfield Cavo Attorney Jonathan Barrish to Speak at National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference

Chicago Partner Jonathan Barrish has been invited to speak at the 26th Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference, held in Las Vegas this December 6-8 and chaired by Risk and Insurance® Magazine Senior Editor Roberto Ceniceros . The largest conference of its kind in the nation, the NWCDC is attended by a wide variety… Read More »

New Litchfield Cavo Offices in Fort Worth and New Orleans

Litchfield Cavo is pleased to announce that we have opened two new offices this week, one in Fort Worth, Texas, and the other in New Orleans, Louisiana. This brings the Firm’s total number of offices to twenty-one, located across eighteen states, as we continue to broaden our nationwide service base for our clients. The New… Read More »

Houston Office Temporary Relocation

On Wednesday, September 13, members of Litchfield Cavo’s Houston office will move into a temporary office space while the recovery from Hurricane Harvey is ongoing.  Our interim address will be is 5100 Westheimer, 2nd floor, Houston, TX 77056. Our Chicago office will continue to forward and facilitate phone calls with Houston attorneys until the transition… Read More »

Litchfield Cavo Obtains Dismissal of Claim Against Contractor in Construction Defect Matter

A West Virginia Court applied the WV Statute of Repose this week and dismissed a claim against a contractor in a construction defect case.   Phil Fraley of Litchfield Cavo’s West Virginia office brought a motion to dismiss in the Pocahontas County Circuit Court on behalf of Building Services d/b/a Kent’s Insulating in response to a… Read More »

Houston Office Temporarily Closed Due to Hurricane Harvey

Because of Hurricane Harvey, Litchfield Cavo’s Houston office is temporarily closed. If you need to contact the Houston office and have difficulty, please contact Jean Wierzbinski at (312) 781-6632 and she will assist you.

Litchfield Cavo Obtains Summary Judgment for Defense in Legal Malpractice Case

New York Associate Krupa Shah won a summary judgment motion in defense of a legal malpractice case in Kings County, New York. Plaintiff’s legal malpractice action against our client, a well-known personal injury law firm, claimed that it negligently represented her in her roadway trip-and-fall lawsuit against the City by failing to submit an expert’s… Read More »

Litchfield Cavo Obtains Summary Judgment for Defense in Legal Malpractice Matter

On April 20, 2017, Chicago Partner Paul A. Ruscheinski obtained summary judgment in the Circuit Court of DeWitt County in a legal malpractice matter.  Third-Party Plaintiff sued her former attorney, alleging he breached the standard of care and fiduciary obligations owed to Third Party Plaintiff with respect to the sale of land.  The former client… Read More »

Litchfield Cavo Attorney Jennifer Marino to Speak at RIMS 2017

Litchfield Cavo Partner Jennifer Marino (Tampa) will be appearing at RIMS 2017 (Risk Management Society) on Wednesday, April 26 to discuss “The Wild and Scary World of Entertainment Risk.” Ms. Marino is honored to be on a premier panel, which includes highly experienced representatives from the Walt Disney Company, Major League Baseball and Feld Entertainment…. Read More »

Litchfield Cavo Attorneys Succeed in Appeal to Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Partner Bill Catto and Associate Sean Riley of Litchfield Cavo’s Philadelphia Office were successful on an appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on behalf of a residential cooperative building located in Center City, Philadelphia. The Plaintiff claimed that the cooperative had discriminated against her by denying her request for a waiver of its no-dog policy,… Read More »

Litchfield Cavo Wins Summary Judgment in a “Case Within a Case” Legal Malpractice Action

Chicago Partner James E. Abbott obtained summary judgment on April 6, 2017 in the Circuit Court of Cook County in a “case within a case” legal malpractice matter on behalf of an attorney and that attorney’s law firm who were retained to represent plaintiff in an accounting malpractice action.  Plaintiff alleged that they failed to… Read More »