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Brianna O’Donnell, Esquire joins the Firm as an Associate.  She concentrates her practice in general liability, premises liability, and employment matters.  During law school, Brianna worked as a legal intern for the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office.  Additionally, she worked as a law clerk at a defense firm in workers’ compensation where she assisted in […]

Zachary S. Edmonds, Esquire joins the Firm as an Associate. Zach focuses his practice in construction defect, professional liability and product liability.  An accomplished attorney and an experienced civil engineer, Zach brings great value to our clients in the construction and related industries.  In addition, his experience includes fist party property litigation due to fire […]

Partner Lou Vogel  prevailed on an appeal in the New Jersey Appellate Division seeking to reverse the entry of summary judgment in favor of an HVAC contractor in a lawsuit arising out of a catastrophic fire involving residential property.   Plaintiff’s complaint alleged common law fraud, violations of the Consumer Fraud Act (CFA), N.J.S.A. 56:8-1 to […]

On November 13th, 2023, Partner Denise Montgomery obtained summary judgment on behalf of a property owner in Philadelphia County.  Plaintiff was a tavern operator seeking damages related to a fire in the bar they operated inside a hotel pursuant to a management Agreement with a third-party tenant of the property.  Plaintiff sued the property owner […]

On October 31, 2023 Partner Brian Dib obtained summary judgment in the District of New Jersey.  Plaintiff, a guest of a hotel and casino, tripped and fell on a raised boardwalk plank located outside the hotel entrance when exiting the property to walk to the beach.  Plaintiff filed negligence claims against the hotel.  The Court […]

On October 27th, 2023, Partner Patrick J. Sweeney started his one-year term as President of the Defense Research Institute.   DRI is the largest international membership organization of attorneys defending the interests of businesses and individuals in civil litigation with 29 substantive law committees.  Before becoming DRI President, Sweeney served as President-elect and a member of […]