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Successfully Evicted Commercial Tenant and Collected Related Money Judgment
(February 2022) Robyn Fearon successfully evicted on behalf of her landlord client a commercial tenant for non-payment of rent and then collected the full amount due from the tenant on the related money judgment.
- Posted on: Feb 12 2022
Obtained Favorable Settlement for Homeowners’ Association Facing Putative Class Action
(January 2022) In a homeowner’s proposed class action against a homeowners’ association concerning numerous homeowners’ alleged easement rights over certain homeowners’ association property, following Tom Sherwood’s and Jenna Gallagher’s submission of opposition to the plaintiff’s motion for class certification, Tom Sherwood and Jenna Gallagher obtained a favorable settlement on behalf of the homeowners’ association.
- Posted on: Jan 24 2022
Obtained Dismissal of Insured’s Action Seeking a Defense and Indemnification
(December 2021) Tom Sherwood and Robyn Fearon successfully defended a title insurance underwriter against an action by its insured seeking a defense and indemnification against claims that competing liens had priority over the insured lien interest
- Posted on: Dec 23 2021
Obtained a Money Judgment Arising from Breach of Contract, Contractual Indemnification, Fraud, and Unjust Enrichment Claims
(December 2021) Jim Truitt and Robyn Fearon successfully prosecuted a case against an individual defendant who misled a lending institution concerning the terms of a short pay off. The court awarded a money judgment to the title insurance underwriter that paid off the defrauded lender.
- Posted on: Dec 1 2021
Obtained Post-Bankruptcy Renewal Money Judgment Lien
(October 2021) Tom Sherwood and Amy Abbandondelo successfully prosecuted on behalf of a judgment creditor a contested proceeding to obtain a renewal real property lien of its money judgment following the judgment debtor’s discharge in bankruptcy.
- Posted on: Oct 11 2021
Obtained a Favorable Settlement for Client Injured in a Trip and Fall
(September 2021) Tom Sherwood and Robyn Fearon negotiated a favorable pre-suit settlement in favor of claimant who was injured in a trip and fall incident at a food store.
- Posted on: Sep 21 2021
Successfully Moved for Summary Judgment on behalf of Real Property Owner Whose Title Was Being Challenged
(September 2021) Jenna Gallagher obtained summary judgment in favor of a property owner dismissing an action seeking to void the owner’s deed and removing a notice of pendency on the ground that the owner was a good faith purchaser for valuable consideration whose title was protected by New York Real Property Law Section 266. Jenna […]
- Posted on: Sep 18 2021
Successfully Protected a Junior Lienholder’s Lien against a Condominium Unit by Challenging the Condominium Board’s Inflated First-Priority Lien
(August 2021) Jim Truitt and Jenna Gallagher successfully moved for summary judgment on behalf of a junior lien holder in a condominium lien foreclosure action, reducing the amount claimed due and owing by the condominium board under its senior lien, thereby increasing the likelihood surplus monies would be available to satisfy their client’s junior lien […]
- Posted on: Aug 18 2021
Favorably Resolved Legal Malpractice Action
(August 2021) Jim Truitt and Amy Abbandondelo resolved the action of its client, a real estate developer, against the developer’s former attorney arising from the former attorney’s alleged legal malpractice in representing the developer in a prior action for specific performance of a real estate purchase contract, obtaining a favorable settlement for the developer after […]
- Posted on: Aug 11 2021
Obtained Dismissal of Insured’s Direct Action against Title Insurance Underwriter
(June 2021) Tom Sherwood and Robyn Fearon successfully defended a title insurance underwriter against an action in which the plaintiff sought damages arising from the insured’s acquisition and mortgaging of the property, which the plaintiff alleged violated a trust agreement and constituted unauthorized conveyances.
- Posted on: Jun 23 2021