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July 27th, 2012

NBF attorneys Curt H. Feig and Michael A. Guadagno obtained a discovery sanction of dismissal of all claims against their client in Calpito v. Farmers Insurance Company of Washington.  Plaintiff submitted a claim to Farmers alleging a theft of personal property.  Farmers denied the claim.  After several months of discovery disputes, the court granted a defense motion to dismiss the case as a discovery sanction.

July 27th, 2012

NBF attorney Michael A. Guadagno, acting as local counsel, obtained summary judgment of dismissal of all claims against his client in Hai v. STL International, Inc.  Plaintiff sought damages resulting from an alleged design defect in the defendant’s product.  Defendant moved for summary judgment arguing for the application of Texas law, which barred plaintiff’s claims under the statute of limitations.  The court granted the defendant’s motion and dismissed all claims with prejudice.