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Christopher G. Buenik Wins Binding Arbitration

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 [...]

2018-08-23T19:31:03+00:00May 16th, 2018|News|

Chris Buenik Wins 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 a [...]

2021-08-27T15:59:59+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 Wins 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 cause [...]

2021-08-27T15:56:38+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 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 permanent injuries.  Co-defendant Sheffield Safety filed a counterclaim for breach of contract/indemnity against R.W. Dunteman.  After the [...]

2018-08-23T19:33:18+00:00March 1st, 2017|News|
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