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McDonough obtains Summary Judgment Dismissal of Age Discrimination Claim

The Chief Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts granted Brian McDonough’s motion for summary judgment dismissal of an age discrimination claim lodged against his client, a national designer and manufacturer of detention facility products. Zavalianos v. Southern Folger Detention Equipment Co., LLC, 2012 WL 4023624 (D.Mass. Sept. 11,… Continue Reading →

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Cohen Presents at Professional Liability Seminar

Mark Cohen participated in a panel discussion at the Defense Research Institute’s Professional Liability conference on December 15-16, 2011 in New York City. Mark spoke about issues involving burning limits policies, hammer clauses and consent to settle provisions. Mark also co-authored a paper on these issues which was included in the seminar materials.

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McDonough Presents on Bad Faith Litigation

On November 30, 2011, Brian McDonough presented at the American Conference Institute’s 22nd National Advanced Forum on Bad Faith Litigation in Orlando, Florida. Mr. McDonough spoke on the subject of “Proven Strategies for Bad Faith Claims where Multiple Layers of Insurance Are Involved.”

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Third Circuit Affirms Judgment for Client

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the judgment of a Virgin Islands district court judge for the firm’s client, Lexington Insurance Company. The Third Circuit agreed that Lexington did not breach its contract with an insured by filing an interpleader action rather than paying the policy limits to the insured over another insured’s… Continue Reading →

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Firm Client Prevails in Motion to Compel Arbitration

A federal district court judge from the Central District of California recently granted a motion to compel arbitration filed by the firm’s client, First Mercury Insurance Co., in Rodriquez v. Southern California Pizza Corp. Mark Cohen represented the insurer, along with local California counsel.

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