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, [...]
John Moroney and Randall Slade won an appeal before The First District Appellate Court affirming the order of summary judgment obtained on behalf of a general contractor in a case filed under the Wrongful Death Act. Meza v. F.H. Paschen, S.N. Nielsen / IHC Construction, et al., [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Bob Franco and Chris Buenik have been recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers and Nick Spear, Meredith Fileff and Andy Lesko have been named Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2019.
Franco Moroney Buenik LLC is proud to announce that Robert Franco and Chris Buenik have been recognized as Illinois Super Lawyers and Nick Spear, Meredith Fileff and Andy Lesko have been recognized as Rising Stars for 2019.
On December 12, 2018, Robert J. Franco spoke on the topic of how the term “occurrence” is analyzed in commercial general liability insurance policies to trigger coverage for a contractor’s faulty workmanship at the 2018 CLM New York Conference in New York City, NY. [...]
In Broner v. National Glass & Gate Service, Inc. et al., the Plaintiff alleged that National Glass & Gate Service, Inc. (“NG&G”) was negligent for construction work based upon a vicarious liability theory under Restatement (Second) of Torts Sec. 414. In granting summary judgment, the Court held that [...]
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 due to an alleged premises defect. On behalf of his client, Mr. Buenik argued that there was no breach of duty. The arbitrator issued a not guilty verdict, finding that [...]