Shook Obtains Defense Verdict for Pipe Manufacturer
A New Jersey jury returned a defense verdict for Shook client Anvil International, LLC finding that an Anvil piping product was safe in design and warnings.
No Duty of Care Relieves Fire-Protection Company of Negligence Claims
Shook attorneys helped a fire-protection company defeat negligence claims from an electrician who alleged the company was liable for injuries he sustained while installing a fire-protection device.
Fire Safety Co. Wins Summary Judgment in Restaurant Fire Dispute
After a restaurant caught fire, its insurance provider alleged that the fire-suppression device was responsible for the resulting damage.
New Jersey Supreme Court Reinstates Summary Judgment in Double Fatality Case
In a published opinion affecting all industries subject to professional codes or state regulations, the New Jersey Supreme Court reinstated summary judgment for Shook's client, FireMaster, Inc., after granting certiorari to address how administrative regulations affect the standard of care in tort cases.
Jury Returns Defense Verdict in Commercial Kitchen Fire Case
A Missouri jury returned a defense verdict for Shook, Hardy & Bacon's client in a commercial kitchen fire case seeking nearly $3 million in damages.