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Commercial Litigation Woods Lonergan LLP


Decisions - Verdicts - Opinions

  • Tort Claim – recently represented families wrongly dispossessed from their homes as a result of a Crane collapse in New York City; negotiated for the clients the settlement of their litigation for the sum of Two Million ($2,000,000.00) Dollars.
  • Property Damage Trial Verdict – represented two families in a group lawsuit whose homes were substantially damages by faulty sewer line repairs; after trial, there was a liability verdict against New York City and a private contractor. After the verdict, the entire matter settled for $6,800,000.00; with our clients receiving $700,000.00 for the damages to their homes.
  • Estate Matter - recently completed a trial and successfully vacated an estate probate decree which was fraudulently obtained from the Court over 10 years earlier; the value of the Estate is in excess of One Million ($1,000,000.00) Dollars.
  • Commercial Litigation - obtained an award and judgment for treble damages for fraud in excess of $270,000.00, plus attorneys’ fees on behalf of a corporate client from an entity who fraudulently transferred assets in which the client had a security interest.
  • Negligence Action - prior to jury selection, negotiated a settlement for a client injured at Claridge Casino Hotel in the amount of $450,000.00; for injuries which included a surgically repaired fractured femur.
  • Breach of Contract - during a trial on a breach of contract claim for a real estate project, obtained a directed verdict from the Court, awarding his client a full recovery on the contract.
  • Construction Dispute - successfully challenged in Court the improper filing of a lis pendens on property in a construction project dispute; after a hearing, the Court granted a judgment removing the lis pendens and awarded the client their attorneys fees.