The Foley & Mansfield family mourns the loss of our retired partner, Frank A. Dvorak.
The Oregon Court of Appeals in a unanimous 3-0 decision rejected the “bare metals” defense in McKenzie v. A.W. Chesterson, 277 Or.App 728 (2016). The Court specifically declined to follow the line of cases of our sister states, Washington (Simonetta v. Viad Corp., 165 Wash 2d 341, 197 P3d 127 (2008); Braaten v. Saberhagen Holdings, 165 Wash 2d 373, 198 P3d 493 (2008)0 and California (O’Neil v. Crane Co., 53 Cal 4th 335, 266 P3d 987 (2012).
Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce that Miami partner Beranton J. Whisenant, Jr. was presented the Rising Star Award by the Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. Bar Association at it's annual Scholarship and Awards Gala held on April 9, 2016.
Keith Ameele and Lou Klein of the Los Angeles office of Foley & Mansfield, PLLP successfully obtained a defense verdict on behalf of their client, a mechanical services contractor in a severe construction accident case in Northern California
Foley & Mansfield has recently became aware that criminals are using our name in an attempt to perpetuate a fraud. The fraud involves individuals attempting to purchase items online and submitting a fraudulent check with the name “Foley & Mansfield, PLLP", along with a letter. Foley & Mansfield, PLLP has no connection to this person or group and we are working with state and federal law enforcement officials in an attempt to find and prosecute the perpetrators of this fraud. If you have received such a letter and check, please contact your local law enforcement agency immediately to report it. Do not attempt to cash the check or send any money to any person or address listed in these letters.
The national law firm of Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce it has raised more than $7,000 for the Safe Water Safe Homes Fund established by the Community Foundation of Greater Flint in response to the 2014-2016 Flint Water Crisis.
Foley & Mansfield today announced that it has opened an office in Kansas City to accommodate regional and national clients in products liability, toxic tort and construction litigation.
Foley & Mansfield partner Terry Hall, of counsel Melissa Roeder, and associate Zackary Paal of the firm’s Seattle office successfully defended a cement company against products liability claims brought by a husband and wife diagnosed with asbestosis and mesothelioma
Once again, Foley & Mansfield had a defense win in Michigan Supreme Court. Detroit partner Melinda Balian represented a not for profit company, as well as its managers, which provides services to survivors of domestic violence. The plaintiff was an employee terminated for wrongful and intimidating conduct toward fellow employees and managers.