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Christopher G. Buenik and Chris Cano Win Appeal

In Snow v. Thorne Associates et al., the plaintiff, a land surveyor, filed a personal injury lawsuit alleging that Thorne Associates (“Thorne”), a subcontractor of Power Construction Company (“Power”), was negligent for stacking and storing 19 sheets of drywall that allegedly fell onto the plaintiff causing him [...]

2018-05-16T16:14:20+00:00 May 16th, 2018|News|

Christopher G. Buenik Wins Binding Arbitration

In a personal injury matter that was submitted to binding arbitration, the plaintiff alleged permanent and serious injuries involving a left lateral malleolus fracture where surgery was recommended.  On behalf of his client, Mr. Buenik argued that there was no breach of duty.  The arbitrator issued a finding [...]

2018-05-16T16:02:44+00:00 May 16th, 2018|News|

Bob Franco, Chris Buenik, Andy Patton and Nick Spear have been recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers for 2018

Bob Franco, Chris Buenik, Andy Patton and Nick Spear have been recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers for 2018. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in Illinois are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of [...]

2018-01-31T21:05:20+00:00 January 26th, 2018|News|

Chris Buenik and Nick Spear Win Summary Judgment In Ceiling Collapse Case

In Singleton v. Olive Tree Condominium Association et al., 15 L 388, the plaintiff alleged that she was injured due to a leaking pipe that caused her bathroom ceiling to collapse. Summary judgment was granted based upon the argument that Sutfin Mechanical did not owe the plaintiff [...]

2017-12-01T14:20:21+00:00 August 9th, 2017|News|

Franco & Moroney Has Big Win in Multi-Million Dollar Insurance Coverage Case

Bob Franco, Andy Patton and Scott Reed represented two international insurers in a complex insurance coverage case arising out of the construction of a coal-burning power plant, where the claim was over $20 million.  After considering the parties’ motions for summary judgment, a federal court in West Virginia found [...]

2018-02-12T19:01:56+00:00 June 28th, 2017|News|

Chris Buenik and Nick Spear Win Bathtub Slip and Fall Case

In Peacock v. Beautiful Finishes et al., 14 L  9059, the plaintiff alleged she slipped in her bathtub due to the lack of a non-slip surface on the bathtub floor.  The court granted summary judgment based upon the argument that Beautiful Finishes’ work was not the proximate [...]

2017-12-01T14:10:44+00:00 March 20th, 2017|News|