RoseWaldorf has obtained numerous dismissal and defense awards at trial, in arbitration proceedings, and in administrative hearings. RW has also secured numerous dismissals short of trial through the use of demurrers or motions to dismiss, or later motions for summary judgment or summary adjudication. RW has handled appeals in multiple jurisdictions, including the highest courts of six states and a number of intermediate appellate courts.
The trial court granted summary judgment in favor of the vehicle manufacturer in Raleigh County, West Virginia, in a case alleging a defective vehicle. The judge agreed with defendant’s interpretation of the law, rejecting an interpretation often argued by the plaintiffs’ bar.
The firm obtained a complete defense verdict in a jury case involving an allegedly defective vehicle and alleged violations of the lemon law and state and federal warranty claims. A Philadelphia jury returned the verdict in favor of defendant after a four-day trial that included multiple experts and witnesses.
Directed verdict was entered in favor of the defendant during a jury trial in Virginia state court involving allegations of a safety defect. The trial court initially granted a motion to preclude recall information and later entered directed verdict in favor of the defendant.
Directed verdict was entered in favor of the defendant at the close of the plaintiff’s case during trial in a Connecticut state court action.
The firm successfully appealed a case in Pennsylvania state court on the issue of whether additional attorneys’ fees could be recovered following settlement of a warranty claim.