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.
After first obtaining dismissal of a plaintiff’s claims against the manufacturer in a defective product case, the firm also represented the manufacturer in an indemnification dispute brought by an authorized dealer of the manufacturer’s products. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held in favor of the manufacturer, affirming the favorable decision obtained in the Massachusetts Appeals Court.
The firm obtained a unanimous award in favor of a vehicle manufacturer by a three-member panel in Philadelphia, following which Plaintiff took no appeal and allowed judgment to be entered.
The firm obtained summary judgment in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee on behalf of a luxury automotive distributor. The plaintiff had asserted numerous causes of action based on alleged denial of warranty coverage and the trial court granted summary judgment to defendant on all claims, dismissing plaintiff’s case in its entirety.
After a bench trial, the court entered judgment against a co-defendant, but dismissed the firm’s client, an automotive distributor. The court agreed with the distributor that it was not party to a contract with plaintiff as he had alleged and that there was no agency relationship with the authorized dealership.
The court entered judgment for defendant distributor after a bench trial in Connecticut. Plaintiff alleged a defective vehicle, and the court agreed after hearing evidence from both sides that Plaintiff’s claim was barred by the applicable statute of limitations.