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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+00:00January 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+00:00August 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+00:00June 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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.  No [...]

2018-05-16T15:54:41+00:00March 9th, 2017|News|