General Tort Defense
We defend corporate and institutional clients in a wide variety of personal injury and property damage cases. Our clients include a national convenience store chain, the largest private provider of child care services in the country, a major automotive services chain, a large supermarket chain, two well known restaurant and bar chains, and several hospitals, universities, and hotels. As a result, we have defended cases involving allegations of negligent security, child abuse, false arrest, malicious prosecution, arson, automobile accidents, negligent service of alcohol, premises liability and property maintenance, among others.
We also represent two major electric and gas utilities in New York. On their behalf, we have handled a number of serious matters arising from natural gas explosions, fires, and electrocutions. As a result of our work with many highly qualified investigators and forensic experts, we are familiar with the NFPA standards and guidelines regarding origin and cause investigations and findings, as well as the science of natural gas dispersion and electrical distribution.
Our expertise in defending personal injury and property damage cases has resulted in numerous defense verdicts, summary judgments and favorable settlements. We are equipped to handle the simple liability claim up to the most complex tort cases that require numerous liability and damages experts. Our breadth of experience enables us to work efficiently and to focus on the best defense strategy depending on the case. We take all steps necessary to defend our clients and to seek superior results.