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 [...]
Franco Moroney Buenik LLC Has Big Win in Multi-Million Dollar Construction Defect Case on Appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court
Franco Moroney Buenik LLC 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 [...]
Bob Franco and Chris Buenik have been recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers; 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, as well as that 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 to [...]
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 [...]
Bob Franco, Chris Buenik, and Andy Patton 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 [...]
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 a [...]