Achievements

March 2017 - Settled accidental death insurance claim in Burlington County, New Jersey.

February 2017 - Mediated and settled multi-party declaratory judgment action in Bucks County, PA.

January 2017 - Mediated a LAD and Federal Housing Act case in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

October 2016 - Successfully arbitrated and ultimately settled a serious injury case in Bucks County, PA involving a slip and fall on snow and ice. 

May 2016: Jury trial in Middle District of PA on gas explosion case against property owners’ association with damages claimed in excess of $16 million. There was a $27 million condominium general liability and excess policy available; case settled after 3 days of trial. 

March 2016: Serious liability case and declaratory judgment action against a homeowners’ association, damages in excess of $1.3 million. Mediation in Philadelphia; settled.

February 2016: Slip and fall general liability case against a condominium association with extensive orthopedic injuries. Mediation in Ocean County, NJ; settled.

November 2015: Multi-million dollar construction/transition case involving a condominium association. Representation of prior property manager. Mediation in Bergen County, NJ

November 2015: Trial in Orphan’s Court in Philadelphia on a will contest. Verdict in favor of our client. 

September 2015: Jury trial involving a trip and fall against a condominium association in Monmouth County, NJ. Issues involved tort immunity on behalf of the condominium association upon which partial summary judgment was granted in favor of the association prior to trial.

May 2015: Slip and fall case against a condominium association. Serious fracture and lost wages at issue. Mediation in Camden County, NJ with settlement before verdict. 

December 2014: Slip and fall against a condominium association with serious injuries. Mediation in Camden County, NJ.

December 2014: Motions in limine granted in death case against a condominium association after trip and fall in a parking lot.

April 2014: Trial in Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia involving adverse possession. Verdict for our client. 

February 2014: Slip and fall case involving lost wages and serious injuries against a condominium association. Mediation in Camden County, NJ

January 2014: Jury trial in Bucks County, PA involving a slip and fall by a resident of a condominium association. Case settled after 1 day of trial. 

January 2014: Summary judgment granted to defendant homeowners' association on a slip and fall case in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

October 2013: Grant of summary judgment on declaratory judgment action in favor of association client in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, where the client was additional insured.

October 2013: Grant of summary judgment in Superior Court of New Jersey, Ocean County, in favor of the defendant association based on tort immunity.

July 2013: Defense verdict in Delaware County involving property damage lawsuit against defendant association.

March 2013: Partial grant of summary judgment in Superior Court of New Jersey, Monmouth County, in favor of the defendant association based on tort immunity.

February 2013: Motion to dismiss granted by Superior Court of New Jersey, Somerset County, in favor of the association and property manager against the plaintiff in a fair debt collection and failure to repair property damage matter.

February 2013: Motion to dismiss granted by Superior Court of New Jersey, Cape May County, for plaintiff's failure to attend a deposition or produce discovery; sanctions were awarded.

February 2013: Motion to dismiss granted by Superior Court of New Jersey, Cape May County, against property manager for failure to state a claim on which relief can be granted.

January 2013: Motion to dismiss granted by Superior Court of New Jersey, Burlington County, in favor of the defendant association in property damage dispute on housing related matter pursuant to the case of Bell Tower Condominium Association v. Haffert.

January 2013: Defense verdict in favor of a condominium association and its property manager on a stairwell fall down case where liability was assessed against a defendant contractor for work performed at the site in Superior Court of New Jersey, Ocean County.

January 2013: Summary judgment granted to defendant association for a trip and fall accident occurring on a residential sidewalk pursuant to the holding of the NJ Supreme Court Case Lucjecko v. City of Hoboken.

July 2012: Motion for summary judgment granted in favor of defendant Condominium Association in Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia County, PA on a slip and fall case which allegedly occurred to a minor plaintiff.

May 2012: Summary judgment granted in favor of a Condominium Association in Ocean County, New Jersey on a trip and fall accident on a sidewalk on the association site. The association had a tort immunity in the Bylaws prohibiting lawsuits by unit owners at the site.

January 2012: Summary judgment granted on a subrogation matter in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, PA.

January 2012: Defense verdict in Hunterdon County, NJ on a homeowner suit against association for property damage.

July 2011: Defense verdict in a jury trial in Middlesex County, NJ for a condominium association and its property manager. The case involved an 81 year old plaintiff who slipped and fell on a condominium site and suffered a fractured tibial plateau with the insertion of a plate and seven screws. Plaintiff presented live medical and liability expert testimony.

December 2010: Motion for summary judgment granted in favor of a condominium association in Ocean County, NJ in trip and fall accident involving an elderly resident on site who suffered a serious fracture as a result of her fall. The association had a prohibition in its bylaws preventing unit owners from suing the association for negligence, which the court upheld.

November 2010: Settlement for an assault, battery, and negligence matter in Camden County, NJ involving a union shop steward meeting in April 2008 in which the plaintiff sustained serious personal injuries as a result of being stricken by the Vice President of the union.

September 2010: Motion for partial summary judgment granted in mold case in Monmouth County, NJ in which plaintiff's claims of personal injury, as well as all of plaintiff's claims involving property damage to the common elements over which the condominium association had exclusive jurisdiction, were stricken.

July 2010: Defense verdict in Middlesex County, NJ in favor of a condominium association after a four day trial. The claims of negligence and breech of fiduciary duties by the Board of Trustees of the association were dismissed.

April 2010: Defense verdict in favor of a condominium association in Middlesex County, NJ involving a dog biting a small child on condominium association property. The judge granted summary judgment because the association had no notice of animals with dangerous propensities on common property.

July 2009: Motion for summary judgment granted for condominium association in Ocean County, NJ. Plaintiff claimed injuries as a result of being bitten by a dog on association property. Plaintiff was a unit owner and was therefore prohibited from bringing the lawsuit pursuant to a bylaw provision which prevented unit owners from bringing lawsuits against the association.

May 2009: Settlement in wrongful termination and harmful disclosure case in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in which plaintiff was fired from her job in PA because she applied for a competing franchise in another state.

February 2008: Motion for summary judgment granted in favor of a condominium association property manager in Burlington County, NJ. The case involved the maintenance and installation of the sprinkler system within all the units in the site and the responsibility of the property manager to give notice of any defective conditions to the Board of Trustees.