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Obtained Summary Judgment Dismissing Insured’s Action for Indemnification under Title Policy

(December 2018) Tom Sherwood, Jim Truitt, and Amy Abbandondelo successfully moved for summary judgment on the grounds that the insured lender’s misconduct caused his own loss and the fact that the insured mortgage did not secure any indebtedness because the promissory note had been previously avoided, resulting in the dismissal of insured’s action against title […]

  • Posted on: Dec 5 2018
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Obtained Money Judgment for Title Insurance Underwriter

(October 2018) Jim Truitt and Amy Abbandondelo successfully prosecuted an action by a title insurance underwriter against an individual seller for unjust enrichment and fraud arising from misconduct in connection with a real estate sale, resulting in a money judgment in favor of the insurer.

  • Posted on: Oct 1 2018
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Negotiated Favorable Settlement for Lender

(August 2018) Jim Truitt and Amy Abbandondelo negotiated a favorable settlement for a mortgage lender in an action by a prior real estate owner seeking to invalidate the mortgage.

  • Posted on: Aug 1 2018
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Tom Sherwood Presents Seminar on Real Estate Boundary Disputes

(February 2018) Tom Sherwood presented a continuing legal education seminar at the Suffolk County Bar Association Academy of Law titled Negotiating, Neutralizing, and Nullifying Nasty Neighbors. Tom presented on the areas of acquiring, enforcing, and defending against prescriptive easements.

  • Posted on: Feb 1 2018
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Represented Out-of-Possession Owners in Partition Action

(February 2018) Tom Sherwood and Amy Abbandondelo obtained favorable settlement on behalf of out-of-possession real property owners in action to partition real property occupied by another co-owner, resulting in the private sale of the property.

  • Posted on: Feb 1 2018
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Represented Judgment Creditor in Sale of Judgment

(January 2018) Tom Sherwood negotiated a substantial settlement payment from a defaulting borrower on behalf of a lender. After successfully moving for summary judgment and obtaining a money judgment, Tom commenced post-judgment enforcement proceedings, resulting in the settlement.

  • Posted on: Jan 1 2018
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