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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 »

Litchfield Cavo Obtains Summary in Will County, Illinois Case

Chicago Partner Scott D. Stephenson recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of Caterpillar Inc., in a case pending in Will County, Illinois. Plaintiff, a 47-year-old employee of a Caterpillar logistics contractor, was injured when she lost control of the order picker lift she was operating and crashed the vehicle into steel shelving units. Plaintiff claimed… Read More »

Litchfield Cavo Obtains Defense Verdict in $25 Million Personal Injury Action in Cook County Circuit Court, Cook County, Illinois

Chicago Partner Alan M. Bernover and Associate Steven M. Brandstedt obtained a defense verdict in a personal injury action filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County, in Chicago, Illinois.  The plaintiff, a forty-two year-old union carpenter, alleged that while performing his work in disassembling a trade show at a local hotel and convention center… Read More »

Litchfield Cavo Successfully Defends Appeal Regarding the Savings Clause

Chicago Partner Thomas Crawford and Associate Timothy Dorr successfully defended an appeal in the Second Appellate District regarding the application of the Savings Clause (735 ILCS 5/13-207).  Appellant sought a reversal of the circuit court ruling, in which the court held that the savings clause did not apply to an action filed by plaintiff alleging… Read More »

Ft. Lauderdale Litchfield Cavo Attorneys Listed as Super Lawyers for 2017

Gary Khutorsky was named a 2017 Super Lawyer and Dustin C. Blumenthal and Jason M.Chodos were named 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Stars. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual… Read More »

23 Chicago Litchfield Cavo Attorneys Designated as Leading and Emerging Lawyers for 2017

Litchfield Cavo is pleased to announce that twenty of Litchfield Cavo’s attorneys in our Chicago office have been named as Leading Lawyers in the January 2017 edition of Leading Lawyers Network Magazine – Business Edition, a publication of the Law Bulletin Publishing Company.  In addition, three more of our attorneys were designated as Emerging Lawyers… Read More »