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Foley & Mansfield Trial Attorneys Win a Defense Verdict for Control Valve Manufacturer

CHICAGO – On May 25, 2022, in Cook County Illinois, lead trial attorney Thomas Burns, second chair Joseph Rejano, and Steven Carlson of von Briesen & Roper, s.c, won a defense verdict in a wrongful death mesothelioma case. The allegations involved a 62-year-old, 40-year pipefitter exposed to asbestos who died from […]

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Foley & Mansfield Partner Eddie Medina Obtains Federal Court Order of Dismissal on behalf of Equipment Manufacturer on Personal Jurisdiction Grounds post-Ford

Foley & Mansfield attorney Eddie Medina obtained a dismissal on behalf of an equipment manufacturer in a federal lung cancer case brought by a plaintiff alleging that he was exposed to asbestos from equipment he worked with during his service in the Navy. Defendant had filed a motion to dismiss […]

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Law360: Seattle Jury Clears Manufacturer in $27M Asbestos Suit

Foley & Mansfield attorneys Diane Babbitt and Brian Smith won a significant victory for client Pryor Giggey, a manufacturer of boiler insulation accused of sending asbestos-containing insulation to the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard where the plaintiff worked as a boilermaker and sought $27 million in damages. The Foley & Mansfield […]

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Minnesota Judge Approves PPP Loan for Chapter 11 Debtor

On June 3, 2020, Bankruptcy Judge Michael E. Ridgeway approved the terms of a post bankruptcy loan under the Federal Payroll Protection Program (“PPP”).  There is currently a split among bankruptcy courts around the country whether Chapter 11 debtors are eligible for the PPP funds.  The debtor, Rancher’s Legacy Meat […]

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Colgate Prevails in First Kentucky Talcum Powder Trial; Mularczyk, Co-Counsel Secure Victory in $5M Meso Case Hayes v. Colgate-Palmolive Company, No. 16-CI-003503

In the first cosmetic talcum powder trial ever held in Kentucky, Peter Mularczyk of Foley & Mansfield’s Los Angeles office teamed with Edward Slaughter of Gordon & Rees’ Dallas office and Meredith Shaw of Quinn Emanuel’s New York office to successfully defend Colgate-Palmolive Company. Following the closely-watched, three-week trial in […]

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Vedova Trades in a Victory for Local Auto Dealer

Stephen Vedova, a partner in Foley and Mansfield’s Chicago office, obtained a summary judgment on the pleadings and an early dismissal for a client in a recent Illinois injury case. The case involved an electrician performing electrical work on a substation located on the property of our client, a local […]

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Beseau Prevails in Missouri Court of Appeals JOAN L. ROBINSON v JOHN F. LANGENBACH, JUDY LANFRI f/k/a JUDY LONGBROOK and PERMA-JACK COMPANY

Foley & Mansfield’s John G. Beseau prevailed in a recent Missouri appellate decision in a shareholder dispute, with The Court of Appeals affirming a jury verdict in our client’s favor and the Trial Court’s equitable judgment ordering a buyout of our client’s shares. Beseau represented Joan Robinson, who, along with […]

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Foley & Mansfield Prevails at California Appeals Court Defense Verdict in Severe Construction Accident Case Affirmed

Foley & Mansfield secured an appellate victory for our client, ACCO, in a case involving indemnity and negligence at a worksite in Berkeley, California. In 2016, Keith Ameele and Lou Klein of the Los Angeles office of Foley & Mansfield successfully obtained a defense verdict on behalf of ACCO, a […]

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Foley & Mansfield Obtains Complete Dismissal in Flint Water Lawsuit

On April 1, 2019, attorneys Gregory M. Meihn and Matthew T. Wise obtained complete dismissal of a class action lawsuit filed against its client, a governmental entity, on a Rule 12(b)(6) motion in the Flint, Michigan polluted water case.Class Plaintiffs sued 24 governmental entities, individuals, and businesses, alleging the following […]

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Meihn, Wise Win Sanctions in Negotiated Dismissal of Appeal John Vidolich v. Saline Northville Condominum Association

On Monday, March 25, 2019, as part of the continuation of a litigation spanning five (5) years and involving appeals by the Plaintiff to the Michigan Court of Appeals and Michigan Supreme Court, Foley & Mansfield’s Gregory M. Meihn and Matthew T. Wise successfully won sanctions in the form of […]

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Foley & Mansfield Successfully Defends Colgate-Palmolive in Talc Suit

Foley & Mansfield partners Gary D. Sharp and Peter M. Mularczyk successfully defended Colgate-Palmolive Company in a four week trial in the Los Angeles Superior Court, Alhambra Division. The plaintiff, Diane Henson, sued Colgate, claiming that her use of Cashmere Bouquet talcum powder caused her to develop mesothelioma, an incurable […]

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F&M Miami Mounts Another Successful Appeal on Personal Jurisdiction

Foley & Mansfield Miami attorneys Eddie Medina and Frank DelloRusso successfully represented our client, a stucco and plaster manufacturer, receiving a decision from the Third District Court of Appeal reversing the trial court’s denial of our client’s Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction in a matter out of […]

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