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 [...]
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 [...]
Franco Moroney Buenik, LLC has elevated Nicholas J.R. Spear to income partner. Nick Spear has extensive experience in trying personal injury cases and focuses his practice on transportation law, construction law and premises liability matters.
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 [...]
Christopher Cano has been named as an Illinois Leading Lawyer. The 2018 selection process was based upon confidential surveys of opposing attorneys in the State of Illinois. The list is comprised of the top 5% of Illinois lawyers.
John Moroney has been named as an Illinois Leading Lawyer. The 2018 selection process was based upon confidential surveys of opposing attorneys in the State of Illinois. The list is comprised of the top 5% of Illinois lawyers.
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 [...]
In Woods v. Costco Wholesale Corp. et al., 16 L 2340, the plaintiff alleged that he slipped and fell in a crack in the pavement at Costco. Chris Buenik and Kevin Lolli filed a motion for summary judgment based upon the argument that the defendant did not [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]