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Christopher Buenik and Chris Cano Win Construction Negligence Case

Plaintiff alleged that Poli Contracting, Inc. (“Poli”) was liable under theories of construction negligence, premises liability and direct negligence.  Poli, an underground utilities contractor, argued it owed no duty to the plaintiff since it did not have knowledge of- nor did it create- the alleged hazardous condition.  [...]

2020-02-03T20:18:55+00:00February 3rd, 2020|News|

Franco Moroney Buenik LLC is Proud to Announce that Seven of its Attorneys have been Recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers as Either Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

Franco Moroney Buenik LLC is proud to announce that seven of its attorneys have been recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers as either Super Lawyers or Rising Stars.  Congratulations to Robert Franco, Christopher Buenik, Scott Reed, Nicholas Spear, Meredith Fileff, Andrew Lesko and Michelle Bisognani.

2020-02-04T14:28:53+00:00February 3rd, 2020|News|

Andrew Lesko and Meredith Fileff Named Partners

On January 1, 2020, Franco Moroney Buenik, LLC elevated Andrew Lesko and Meredith Fileff to partner.  “We are thrilled to welcome Andrew and Meredith into our partnership!  They have demonstrated an unyielding commitment to client service, superior work product and innovative solutions, and their leadership will be instrumental in [...]

2020-01-06T23:29:37+00:00January 6th, 2020|News|

Christopher G. Buenik and Michelle Thompson Obtain Summary Judgment

In Vargas v. Charter Steel Trading Co., Inc. v. Overhead Material Handling Illinois, Inc. et al., the Plaintiff alleged that while repairing the electrical wiring of a crane, he came into contact with an energized lug nut causing significant injuries.  Charter Steel, the owner of the crane, [...]

2019-10-10T21:57:46+00:00October 10th, 2019|News|

John Moroney Awarded Highest Legal Ability & Ethical Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

Franco Moroney Buenik, LLC is proud to announce that John Moroney was once again awarded the 2019 AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. The rating is based upon the confidential opinions of lawyers and judges surveyed in the annual Peer Review Rating process. AV Preeminent is the highest possible rating [...]

2019-08-27T03:03:11+00:00August 27th, 2019|News|

Christopher Buenik & Andrew Lesko Win Summary Judgment

In Ruark v. Christy Webber & Company, et al., 16 L 175, the Plaintiff alleged she was injured due to improperly installed tree grates along Addison Street in Chicago which caused her to trip and fall.  Summary judgment was granted based upon the argument that Plaintiff failed [...]

2019-04-04T23:40:10+00:00April 4th, 2019|News|

Chris Cano Has Big Win in Multi-Million Dollar Construction Defect Case on Appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court

Chris Cano represented one of the subcontractors in a condominium construction defect case before the Illinois Supreme Court where the claim was over $8 million.  The Illinois Supreme Court granted the subcontractors’ Petition for Leave to Appeal in order to review the Appellate Court’s affirmance of the Trial Court’s [...]

2019-01-30T20:48:05+00:00January 30th, 2019|News|