Darren Harrison successfully obtained a dismissal with prejudice of Plaintiff’s lawsuit against SVBF’s insurer clients in a case involving alleged bad faith and breach of contract claims. Specifically, Plaintiff, a construction company, sued our insurer clients for breach of contract and bad faith for refusing to defend and indemnify Plaintiff in an underlying lawsuit resulting from a fatality to an employee during a construction project. In the underlying lawsuit, the Decedent’s Estate sought damages under the wrongful death and survival acts and sued Plaintiff along with a number of parties and subcontractors. ...
Tom Bracken successfully obtained dismissal of Plaintiff’s lawsuit against SVBF’s clients in a case involving damages sustained as a result of theft at Plaintiff’s premises. Plaintiff, Bhasin & Sons, sued Amco Insurance Company and Nationwide Insurance Company, for failure and refusal to defend Plaintiff in connection with the aforementioned loss, along with failure and refusal to indemnify Plaintiff in respect of such loss. Plaintiff contended that Defendants’ failure constituted a breach of the subject insurance policy and that Defendants’ disclaimer of coverage violated provisions of New York Insurance Law. The District Court, denying plaintiff’s motions to remand the case to state court and to amend the original complaint, allowed all claims against SVBF’s client to be dismissed. ...
SVBF is pleased to announce associate Silje M. Roalsvik has been elected Treasurer for the AICP Mid-Atlantic Chapter for the 2014 Term.
Tim Stalker and Martin Alpert, President of EGLCG will make a 1 hour presentation, followed by lunch on the following topics:
*Update of Hydro-fracking
*Controlling Outside Counsel
*Probability Analysis as a Litigation Tool
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