Contract Disputes

Contract Disputes

Summary Judgment Granted in USDC-NH / Flood Damage Subrogation Action

Attorney John M. Dealy successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of a property manager in a subrogation action brought by a national retail store for significant flood damage sustained following.. read more

Arbitrator’s Award Precludes Plaintiff’s UIM Claim

The plaintiff brought an action for underinsured motorist (UIM) benefits arising from injuries sustained in two motor vehicle accidents, the first occurring in March 2013 and the second in May.. read more

Defense Verdict / 20-day Trial Arising from Alleged Wrongful Disposal of Property

Attorney Paul S. Rainville successfully obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a trash disposal company in a case arising from the disposal of the contents of a home that.. read more

Summary Judgment / Auto Dealership Not An Agent of Financing Company in Auto Repossession Case

Attorney Kelly A. Byron successfully obtained summary judgment in Fairfield Superior Court on behalf of an automobile dealership in an action stemming from a contested auto repossession. The plaintiff brought.. read more

Summary Judgment for General Contractor / Sewer Defects Alleged in Hotel Construction

  Attorneys Gerard Donnelly and Margarita Warren successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of a construction company in an action arising from alleged sewer defects in a large hotel construction.. read more

Summary Judgment Secured in Coverage-Related Matter / No Duty to Defend Insured Builder in Construction Defect Claim

Attorney Matthew G. Lindberg secured summary judgment in favor of an insurance company in a coverage-related matter arising from the construction of a home in Bristol County, Massachusetts. The ­­­plaintiffs.. read more

Summary Judgment in Head Injury Case – “Borrowed Servant” Doctrine

Attorney Courtney Mayo successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of a subcontractor who installed granite curbing during a roadway construction project. The plaintiff bicyclist alleged that he struck a hole.. read more

Trouble With Subs and Sub-Subs

Reading Contract Language Carefully Yields Good Outcome We represented a general contractor who was sued by a plaintiff seeking damages for injuries sustained while working on a construction project. The.. read more

Homeowners as General Contractors Responsible to Severely Injured Subcontractor; Indemnification Provisions Deemed Void as Against Public Policy

Attorney Peter Barrett obtained partial summary judgment in a case involving a severely injured subcontractor who fell from an unstable ladder while constructing an addition to a residential property. As.. read more

Defense Verdict in Contract Case Involving Contested “Cut and Paste” Signature

David F. Hassett and Sarah B. Christie obtained a defense verdict after a 7-day trial in Essex Superior Court in an action arising from a construction site accident and a.. read more