Attorneys Jennifer L. Stewart and Jacqueline L. Aiello successfully defended a condominium and members of its board of managers from a claim by two unit owners arising from alterations performed in their unit. The unit owner plaintiffs sought to compel the condominium and individual board members to arbitrate their various complaints concerning the alteration, including… Read more »
Joseph Riopelle obtained a dismissal of two Florida Bar complaints filed against Joseph’s client related to an on-going divorce proceeding. Joseph Riopelle successfully defended a Pinellas County condominium against a Charge of Discrimination filed by a resident. The administrative office found that there was no reasonable cause to believe that a discriminatory housing practice occurred… Read more »
The Firm won dismissal of a discrimination complaint brought by a former employee of a cooperative apartment building who contended he had been discriminated against due to his race and religion. The employee was terminated while the complaint was pending. In administrative proceedings before the New York State Division of Human Rights, the Firm demonstrated,… Read more »
The Firm secured Summary Judgment in favor of the Defendant insurance carrier in a first party property damage case: Plaintiff/insured’s failure to appear for three (3) pre-suit examinations under oath, a condition precedent to bringing suit for Breach of Contract, precluded her recovery under the policy as a matter of law.
The Firm obtained summary judgment for its client on a Brazilian manufacturer’s claim for $3,500,000 in lost profits arising from our client’s alleged failure to timely complete engineering and software work on a fleet management communication system for commercial vehicles.
Richard and Jason Debrincat filed the original civil proceeding against a group of defendants. Stephen Fischer was later added as a party defendant, but the Debrincats subsequently dropped Fischer from the underlying proceeding. Fischer then brought an action against the Debrincats for malicious prosecution. The Debrincats moved for summary judgment, arguing that the litigation privilege… Read more »
Embroidme.com, Inc. v. Travelers Property Casualty Co. of America, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 368 (11th Cir. 2017)
An insured was sued and incurred over $400,000 in legal fees before notifying its liability carrier and tendering the defense of the lawsuit to its carrier. The liability carrier, upon notification, picked up the defense of its insured but refused to reimburse the insured for the pre-tender legal fees the insured incurred. The court found… Read more »
BRPC Proves Plaintiff’s Fraud on the Court Obtaining Dismissal of All Claims and Final Judgment In favor Of BRPC’s Clients
BRPC successfully defended its clients in an auto negligence case obtaining a Final Order of Dismissal on BRPC’s Motion to Dismiss for Fraud upon the Court. Plaintiff brought a negligence suit against BRPC’s clients seeking to recover damages for personal injuries. In deposition Plaintiff provided sworn testimony that that she has a permanent limp which… Read more »