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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|

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|

John Moroney Gives Presentation at the Association of General Contractor’s 95th Annual Convention in Las Vegas

John Moroney gave a presentation on March 6 and 7, 2017 at the Association of General Contractor’s 95thannual convention. The speech was entitled "Risk Management Principles Guaranteed to Reduce Injury Litigation Costs." Clients and friends of Franco & Moroney may contact Mr. Moroney directly if they would like copies [...]

2017-11-28T17:25:33+00:00 March 20th, 2017|News|

Chris Buenik and Kevin Lolli Obtain Summary Judgment

In Homel v. Accurate Scale Co. et al., 15 L 388, summary judgment was granted based upon the argument that Accurate Scale Co. did not owe the plaintiff a duty of care as the scope of work did not include the allegedly defective and hazardous electrical panel.  [...]

2017-12-01T14:07:34+00:00 March 9th, 2017|News|

Chris Buenik Bars Plaintiff’s Damages at Trial

In Antosiak v. R.W. Dunteman Company, et al., 12 L 10430, the plaintiff, a Department of Aviation employee at Midway Airport, alleged that he drove into an excavation that was not barricaded and suffered a neck injury that required an urgent neck fusion and discectomy in order to avoid neurological injury.  [...]

2017-11-28T17:26:06+00:00 March 1st, 2017|News|

John Moroney Obtains Summary Judgment on Eve of Trial in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

In Meza v. F.H. Paschen S.N. Nielsen/IHC Joint Venture, et al., 2010 L 4329, the Circuit Court of Cook County granted summary judgment in favor of the general contractor, F.H. Paschen ("FHP"). Mr. Moroney successfully argued the rehearing of the motion four days before the wrongful death case was set for jury [...]

2017-11-28T17:26:30+00:00 February 13th, 2017|News|