Significant Cases

Permanent Injunction Granted in Business Solicitation Dispute in New Jersey

Chris Donnelly and Paul Piantino secured injunctive relief in federal court in New Jersey on behalf of a large commercial client, converting a temporary restraining order into a one-year preliminary injunction against our client’s former…

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Chris Donnelly and Paul Piantino secured injunctive relief in federal court in New Jersey on behalf of a large commercial client, converting a temporary restraining order into a one-year preliminary injunction against our client’s former subcontractor. Our client, along with the now enjoined subcontractor, previously performed IT work for the United States Department of Agriculture. Unbeknownst to our client at the time, the subcontractor also began working with our client’s direct competitor to solicit business from the USDA. Mr. Donnelly and Mr. Piantino alleged that this solicitation was a breach of the agreement between our client and its subcontractor. After presenting their case, the District Court found: (1) that Mr. Donnelly and Mr. Piantino demonstrated reasonable success on the merits of various breach of contract claims arising out of the subcontractor’s solicitation of the USDA; (2) the record demonstrated they were reasonably likely to establish damages resulting from the breach; (3) they had demonstrated irreparable harm and that any harm to the defendant subcontractor was self-inflicted; (4) and that the public interest was served by enforcing the restrictive covenant. 

More Successes

Summary Judgment and Attorney’s Fees Obtained on Counter-Claims in Georgia

Wayne Melnick obtained summary judgment on both plaintiffs’ claims and our client’s counter-claims in Fulton County, Georgia.   Plaintiffs (husband and wife) alleged that while attending her child’s gymnastics exhibition, the wife fell off a mat…

Summary Judgment in Insurance Coverage Dispute in Georgia

Shawn Bingham and Eric Retter prevailed on a motion for summary judgment in the United State District Court for the Northern District of Georgia before Judge Totenberg. The matter involved a first-party property insurance case…

Summary Judgment in Negligence Case in Pennsylvania

Josh Ferguson and Michelle Yee obtained a favorable result for a residential and commercial landscape design company in Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas. After falling off a retainer wall built by our client, plaintiff…

Summary Judgment in Multi-Million Dollar Class Action Pension Case in Georgia

Ben Mathis, Robert Marcovitch and Bill Buechner recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of Hall County in a class action pension lawsuit brought in the Superior Court.  In the lawsuit, Plaintiffs sought over $100 million…

Plaintiff’s Verdict Overturned in Post Trial Motion in Massachusetts

Kevin Kenneally and William Gildea in FMG’s Boston office won a post-trial motion for JNOV to overturn a $750,000 judgment awarded in favor of the Estate of a nursing home resident who allegedly died as…

Eleventh Circuit Finds for Insurer in COVID-19 Case of First Impression in Georgia

Phil Savrin and Shawn Bingham successfully represented Allied Insurance Company of America (a Nationwide entity) in resisting a claim by a restaurant (Henry’s Louisiana Grill) seeking coverage for business income lost after it suspended its…

FMG Victory: Pennsylvania federal judge dismisses claims for COVID-19 related injuries

An Eastern District of Pennsylvania judge has ruled that Tyson Foods, Inc. (“Tyson”) is immune from liability for claims asserted by the family of a supervisor at a Philadelphia meatpacking plant who died of complications…

Paul Piantino and Aviation Practice Team Earn Victory at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport

Paul Piantino and the Aviation Practice Team secured a big win on summary judgment in New York Supreme Court in Erie County this past November. The case centers around the “duty to warn” and liability…

FMG Obtains 7 Figure Settlement On Behalf of Insured in E&O Case

Freeman Mathis & Gary LLP recently obtained a seven figure plus settlement on behalf of an insurer client in connection with a Negligence and Breach of Contract action against one of the Insurer’s Binding Agents.…

Casey Stansbury and Team Secure Favorable Settlement On the Verge of Trial

Casey Stansbury and the FMG team successfully secured settlement in a wrongful conviction case involving our a City client. The plaintiffs brought suit in federal court for various claims, including but not limited to, malicious…

Phil Savrin and Mallory Ball Obtain Summary Judgment On Behalf of Insurance Company

Summary Judgment awarded to client Scottsdale Insurance Company Mallory Ball and Philip Savrin secured summary judgment for the insurer on the insured’s first-party property damage claim to a commercial building allegedly related to storm damage.…

Dana Maine and William Linkous Obtain Summary Judgment in Firearms Zoning Case

Dana Maine and William Linkous obtained a favorable result in the Fulton County Superior Court for the client City of Sandy Springs which had denied Plaintiffs a home occupation business license to sell and distribute…