3rd Circuit Court of Appeals Clears Judge Represented by Howard Cooper & Julie Green of Todd & Weld
The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a landmark decision ruling that that the First Amendment protects sitting judges from being criminally punished for their opinions, and vacated the guilty verdict rendered against retired Virgin Islands Superior Court Judge Leon A. Kendall in a criminal contempt proceeding brought against him by the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands. Howard M. Cooper, a partner with Todd & Weld LLP, and Julie E. Green, of counsel with the firm, represented Judge Kendall in his appeal.View PDF
Jeffrey Catalano & Christine Thompson of Todd & Weld Obtain $1.7M Settlement in Brain Damage Suit
Jeffrey N. Catalano, a partner with Todd & Weld LLP, and Christine R. Thompson, an associate with the firm, obtained a settlement of $1.7M at mediation on behalf of the estate of a hospital patient who died from severe brain damage which resulted after the patient attempted suicide with a robe.View PDF
Jeffrey N. Catalano and Carole C. Cooke Obtain $4 Million Settlement for Teen Motorist Hit by Truck
Jeffrey Catalano, a partner with Todd & Weld LLP, and Carole Cooke, an associate with the firm, obtained a $4M settlement on behalf of a 19-year-old driver who was permanently paralyzed from the waist down when her car was struck by a tractor-trailer.View PDF
Jeffrey N. Catalano Obtains $1 Million Settlement for Death Due to Post-surgical Complications
Jeffrey N. Catalano, a partner with Todd & Weld LLP who specializes in medical malpractice cases, obtained a $1 Million settlement in connection with the death of a 49-year-old woman due to a perforated bowel, a complication resulting from an ovarian-cyst oophorectomy performed six days earlier.
Nicholas Carter and Carole Cooke Defeat Claims to Force Sale of Beacon Hill Apartment Building
On August 15, 2012, Nicholas B. Carter, a partner with Todd & Weld LLP, and Carole Cooke, an associate with the firm, won summary judgment on behalf of the firm's client, a church which, several decades ago, developed an apartment building on Beacon Hill, retaining the first two floors for the church's sanctuary and offices. The building is currently valued at over $40 million.
SJC Relies on Arguments in Amicus Brief Submitted by Owen Todd and Michael Allen of Todd & Weld
On March 16, 2012, J. Owen Todd and Michael Thad Allen of Todd & Weld LLP, together with former Federal District Court Judge Nancy Gertner, filed a brief with the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts ("SJC") as counsel for Amici Curiae who were appearing in their capacity as former Federal and State Judges (Margaret A. Burnham, Suzanne V. DelVecchio, Allan van Gestel, Mel L. Greenberg, Rudolph Kass, Patrick J. King, Nancy Gertner, Charles B. Swartwood, and J. Owen Todd). The case before the SJC involved a complaint with the Commission on Judicial Conduct alleging that a judge had repeatedly exhibited "disregard for the law, lack of impartiality, and bias against the Commonwealth" in connection with his dispositions and sentencing in criminal cases, in violation of the Code of Judicial Conduct.View PDF
Jeff Catalano & Julie Green of Todd & Weld Gain Outstanding Settlement in Negligent Estate Plan Suit
Jeffrey N. Catalano and Julie E. Green of Todd & Weld LLP obtained a remarkable settlement on behalf of their client in connection with claims arising out of negligent estate planning.
David Meier and Melinda Thompson of Todd & Weld Obtain Dismissal of Charges for Doctor Before MBRM
David Meier, a partner with Todd & Weld LLP, together with Melinda L. Thompson, an associate with the firm, appeared before the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine on May 2, 2012, in defense of the firm's client, a medical professional.
David Meier and Melinda Thompson of Todd & Weld Win Acquittal for Tennis Coach
As reported in The Boston Globe and the Patriot Ledger, attorneys from Todd & Weld won an acquittal for a South Shore tennis coach charged with allegedly raping a teenage girl. David Meier, a partner with Todd & Weld, and Melinda Thompson, an associate with the firm, represented the defendant in a two-week trial in Norfolk Superior Court. On June 22, the jury returned Not Guilty verdicts after only 90 minutes of deliberation.
Todd & Weld Attorneys Successfully Defend Non-Compete Preliminary Injunction Sought Against Clients
Howard M. Cooper, Nicholas B. Carter, and Ian J. Pinta of Todd & Weld LLP successfully defended a number of sales representatives against their former employer, DePuy Spine, Inc. (“DePuy”), a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. DePuy filed a motion for preliminary injunction in Middlesex Superior Court seeking to prevent the individual sales representatives from joining a competing medical device distributor.
Christopher O'Hara of Todd & Weld Successfully Defends Non-Profit Client Before MCAD
Christopher R. O'Hara, a partner with Todd & Weld LLP, successfully defended a non-profit organization in a hearing before the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination (MCAD) obtaining a dismissal of race and national origin discrimination claims filed by a former employee.
Tyler Chapman and Heidi Nadel of Todd & Weld Win Motions to Dismiss and Attorneys' Fees for Clients
Tyler E. Chapman and Heidi A. Nadel, partners at Todd & Weld LLP, succeeded in dismissing a complaint filed against the firm's clients in Massachusetts Superior Court today. The complaint concerned allegations of malicious prosecution relating to a prior case among the parties in Land Court. As the Superior Court found, however, the complaint was barred as a matter of law by Massachusetts' “Anti-SLAPP” statute and for failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted.
Todd & Weld Attorneys Obtain Favorable Federal Court Ruling for Client Denied Defense by Insurer
Nicholas B. Carter and James Kossuth of Todd & Weld LLP have succeeded in obtaining a favorable ruling from the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts holding that an insurance company had a duty to defend a policyholder's landlord and franchisor against a personal injury suit brought by the policyholder's employee.View PDF
David Rich of Todd & Weld Obtains $600,000 Settlement for Client Forced by Insurer to Defend Claim
David H. Rich, a partner with Todd & Weld LLP, has obtained a $600,000 settlement for the firm's client, a financial services company. The client obtained an Errors and Omissions Insurance policy through the defendants, two insurance brokerage firms. When a suit was brought against the client, the insurer declined coverage on the basis of a continuity date exclusion. View PDF
Tyler Chapman and Benjamin Wish of Todd & Weld Win Verdict for Defendant in Profit-Sharing Claim
On March 2, 2012, a Suffolk County jury in the Business Litigation Session returned a verdict in favor of Goodman Industrial Equities Management Group, LLC (“GIE”) - a real estate development firm - and its principal. Tyler E. Chapman and Benjamin J. Wish of Todd & Weld LLP represented GIE and its principal during a multi-day trial.
Jeffrey Catalano & Christine Thompson of Todd & Weld Achieve $365K Settlement for Client Hit by Car
Todd & Weld LLP, represented a 58-year-old woman who was struck from behind by an automobile while she was walking along the shoulder of a snowy road (the sidewalks were covered with snow). The driver was cited for operating to endanger, improper passing and unsafe lane change. View PDF
Julie E. Green of Todd & Weld LLP Succeeds in Pro Bono Suit to Provide Dental Care for Inmate Client
As reported in the December 26, 2011 issue of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Julie E. Green of Todd & Weld LLP received a favorable ruling in a case which the firm took on a pro bono basis on behalf of John Sullivan, an inmate at MCI-Norfolk. The suit alleged that prisoners should receive the same standard of dental care due non-prisoners, including cleanings and scalings.
Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order in Suit Filed by Todd & Weld LLP on Behalf of Occupy Boston
Following a hearing on November 16, 2011, in Suffolk Superior Court, Judge Frances A. McIntyre issued a Temporary Restraining Order against the City of Boston, ruling in favor of Occupy Boston to protect their right to express their views on public property. At the hearing on November 16, Howard M. Cooper, a partner with Todd & Weld, argued on behalf of his client, Occupy Boston, that the rights of protesters must be guaranteed, regardless of whether the City of Boston has a current plan to conduct a removal similar to the one conducted in New York City. Todd & Weld is acting as lead counsel in conjunction with the American Civil Liberties Union and The National Lawyers Guild. View PDF
Jeffrey N. Catalano of Todd & Weld LLP Achieves $250,000 Settlement for Nursing Home Resident
Jeffrey N. Catalano, a partner at Todd & Weld LLP, achieved a $250,000 pre-suit settlement on behalf of a 98-year-old resident of the defendant nursing home. The plaintiff suffered from Parkinson's disease, arthritis and early dementia and was noted to be at high risk for falling. View PDF
Jeffrey N. Catalano of Todd & Weld LLP Achieves Settlement for Ambulance Patient
Jeffrey N. Catalano of Todd & Weld achieved a $190,000 settlement on behalf of his client, who was a paraplegic being transported to a doctor's appointment in the defendant's ambulance. While in transit to the appointment, the ambulance rear-ended another vehicle which had stopped for a pedestrian. View PDF
David Rich of Todd & Weld Gains $6.8 Million Verdict for Client in Suit Alleging Deceptive Practices
David H. Rich, a partner at Todd & Weld LLP, obtained a $6.8 Million verdict on behalf of one of the firm's clients. The verdict included an award of attorneys' fees after proving that the conduct underlying the claim was unfair and deceptive and violative of Massachusetts law. View PDF
Court Rules Boston Herald Misled Public about Todd & Weld Client and Orders Defamation Case to Trial
Massachusetts Superior Court Judge Raymond Brassard issued a ruling on September 22, 2011 denying the Boston Herald's motion for summary judgment, ruling claims brought by David Rich and Megan Deluhery of Todd & Weld LLP on behalf of their client, Joanna Marinova, will go to trial.
David Rich and Megan Deluhery Successfully Defend Against Motion for Preliminary Injunction
Todd & Weld attorneys David H. Rich and Megan C. Deluhery successfully defended a local insurance brokerage firm and a newly hired employee against a motion for preliminary injunction in Suffolk Superior Court. The motion sought to enforce
overly broad non-solicitation and non-acceptance covenants signed by the former employee while he was employed by a competitive insurance brokerage firm. The relief sought would have effectively barred certain clients from doing business with Todd & Weld's client.
Todd & Weld LLP Obtains $3M Settlement in Kernicterus Case
Todd & Weld attorneys obtained a $3 Million settlement in a case in which it was alleged that a neonatal intensive care unit nurse administered a massive overdose of pancuronium bromide, or Pavulon, to a patient who was born prematurely at 24 weeks. As a result of the overdose, the baby boy remained paralyzed for approximately 24 hours. By the time the child was 2, it was apparent to his treating physicians that he was displaying signs and symptoms of kernicterus.
Former Lowell City Councilor Cleared of Potential Corruption Charges by Middlesex DA's Office
As reported in The Lowell Sun and elsewhere, Middlesex County District Attorney Gerry Leone announced that his office has closed the criminal investigation into alleged public corruption involving former Lowell City Councilor Alan Kazanjian. District Attorney Leone stated that “it is the opinion and finding of this Office that the comprehensive criminal investigation has not resulted in the accumulation of sufficient evidence to obtain and sustain a criminal conviction beyond a reasonable doubt of any person or entity in these matters.”
Todd & Weld Successfully Defends US Congressman John Tierney Against Suit to Curb Political Speech
On October 27, 2010 in Essex Superior Court, Todd & Weld LLP successfully defeated an attempt by Candidate Bill Hudak to obtain a preliminary injunction restraining Congressman John Tierney, who represents Massachusetts' Sixth Congressional District, from engaging in political speech six days before the November 2, 2010 election.
Todd & Weld Achieves $1 Million Settlement in Landmark Civil Rights Suit Against Town of Framingham
Todd & Weld LLP is pleased to announce that it has achieved a substantial victory on behalf of its client, the non-profit South Middlesex Opportunity Council ("SMOC"), in its landmark civil rights case against the Town of Framingham and numerous Framingham public officials. SMOC sued the Town of Framingham in October of 2007 in the United States District Court for the District of Boston alleging that the Defendants violated the civil rights of the disabled population served by SMOC by intentionally interfering with SMOC's efforts to site residential treatment programs in the community. SMOC is a decades old anti-poverty agency with an outstanding record of providing social services to the poor and disadvantaged. In response to the lawsuit, the Town and the defendant public officials, including members of the Board of Selectmen and the Planning Board, hired some of the largest and most expensive law firms in the country to defend against SMOC's claims and spent significant taxpayer dollars on the defense of the lawsuit. Todd & Weld LLP represented SMOC in significant part on a pro bono basis. View PDF
Todd & Weld Wins Defamation Suit on Behalf of The Cadle Company Against Attorney Jan R. Schlichtmann
On June 29, 2010, an Essex County Superior Court jury returned a verdict in a public figure defamation case against Beverly, Massachusetts trial attorney Jan R. Schlichtmann. Howard M. Cooper and David H. Rich of Todd & Weld LLP represented The Cadle Company in its suit against Mr. Schlichtmann. (Mr. Schlichtmann was portrayed by John Travolta in the 1998 motion picture, “A Civil Action.”) View PDF
Judge Certifies Class Action for Todd & Weld Clients in Suit for Medical Monitoring for Smokers
As reported in The Boston Globe on June 25, 2010, US District Court Judge Nancy Gertner granted class certification in a case where a team of attorneys for the class, including Todd & Weld, are seeking a medical monitoring program through new technology for older heavy smokers who are not yet diagnosed with lung cancer. The plaintiffs believe that the use of a Low Dose Cat Scan will detect precancerous cells at an early stage to increase the survival rate to over 80%. Current chest x-rays detect cancerous cells at a later stage resulting in a survival rate of only about 20%.
Todd & Weld Achieves $700,000 Settlement for Client
Through the efforts of Todd & Weld attorneys a settlement of $700,000 was achieved for their client prior to trial.
Todd & Weld Receives $2.4 Million in Medical Malpractice Trial
Todd & Weld attorneys obtained a $1.6 Million verdict ($2.4 Million with prejudgment interest) against Dr. Dorina Abdulah for medical malpractice in Suffolk Superior Court in March 2010. The verdict included damages for loss of consortium, emotional distress, and conscious pain and suffering. View PDF
Supreme Judicial Court Rules "Unique" Lawsuit Brought by Todd & Weld Clients Can Proceed
The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, in what it calls a "unique" case, has handed down a decision (Donovan, et al. v. Philip Morris USA, Inc.) which allows plaintiffs represented by a team of attorneys, including Todd & Weld LLP, to proceed with a class-action lawsuit on behalf of long-term cigarette smokers against Philip Morris. Christopher Weld, Jr., Kevin T. Peters, and Edward F. Foye of Todd & Weld were instrumental in presenting the case to the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC). For the first time in Massachusetts, the SJC recognized a tort remedy of medical monitoring. The Court also held that the plaintiffs' claims are not barred by the applicable statute of limitations. View PDF
Todd & Weld Wins Significant Victory in Closely-Held Corporation Dispute
Howard M. Cooper and Heidi A. Nadel successfully defeated motions to dismiss derivative and direct claims brought by shareholders and directors of closely-held companies. View PDF
$800,000 Settlement Achieved by Todd & Weld Attorneys in Sex Discrimination Suit
Todd & Weld attorneys achieved an $800,000 settlement in a sex discrimination case against a national discount retailer. The firm represented an employee laid off in a downsizing.
Federal Appeals Court Upholds Landmark Constitutional Ruling Vindicating Independence of Judiciary
Julie Green and Howard Cooper obtained a complete affirmance from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit of a 2008 trial court victory in a case brought on behalf of Judge Leon A. Kendall of the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands against the judicial conduct commission of the Virgin Islands, called the Commission on Judicial Disabilities. View PDF
Todd & Weld Attorneys Settle Claim Re Impending Stroke for $750,000
The plaintiff was a 56-year-old man who made an appointment to see his primary care physician because he was experiencing severe right-sided headache, dizziness, some weakness and tingling on his left side, and problems picking up his left foot.
Jeffrey Catalano Settles Claim for Nerve Damage for $450,000
The 64-year-old plaintiff suffered increasing pain and stiffness in his right hip. After evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon, the plaintiff underwent a total hip replacement at a VA hospital. The plaintiff's sciatic nerve was lacerated during the operation. View PDF
Jeffrey Catalano Settles Claim for Fall in Nursing Home for $200,000
A 90-year-old woman was admitted to a nursing home noting that she was a “moderate fall risk.” After falling many times at the facility, a cushioned mat was placed beside her bed. View PDF
Todd & Weld Obtains $20 Million Verdict
On December 12, 2008, David H. Rich and J. Owen Todd obtained a $20+ million verdict in a commercial dispute concerning a series of loans made by an affiliate of Realty Financial Partners, a Wellesley based-private equity firm. View PDF
Jeffrey Catalano Obtains $1.75 Million Settlement in Car Accident Case
Jeffrey Catalano settled a case for $1.75 million prior to trial involving a 50-year-old woman who suffered substantial injuries when she drove her car into the back of a roll-off container truck, which was stopped in a driveway and protruding into her lane of travel. View PDF
Appeals Court Affirms Todd & Weld's Successful Defense Verdict
Christopher R. O'Hara, Nicholas B. Carter and Edward Foye successfully defended against an appeal of a defense verdict obtained in favor of Todd & Weld's clients, an international law firm and one of its partners, in a $1.5 million dollar legal malpractice case.
Todd & Weld Attorneys Settle Medical Malpractice Claim for $500,000
Suit was brought on behalf of a 13-year-old girl for failure to diagnose and treat a shunt malfunction.View PDF
Todd & Weld protects Commerce Bank's trademark from infringement by TD Banknorth
David Rich, Julie Green and Megan Deluhery successfully obtained a preliminary injunction on behalf of Commerce Bank prohibiting TD Banknorth from using the name "TD Commerce Bank" in the Boston and Worcester metropolitan areas.
Landmark constitutional ruling upholding the independence of the judiciary
Howard Cooper, Julie Green and Charles Roumeliotis obtained a major constitutional victory in a case brought on behalf of Judge Leon A. Kendall of the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands against the judicial conduct commission of the Virgin Islands, called the Commission on Judicial Disabilities.
Todd & Weld Successfully Defends $30 Million Church Property Dispute
After three years of litigation, Howard Cooper, Nicholas Carter and Julie Green obtained a unanimous decision from the Supreme Judicial Court.
Appeals Court affirms dismissal of claims against state employee
On July 23, 2007, the Massachusetts Appeals Court upheld summary judgment in favor of a state employee named in multi-million dollar civil rights suit alleging malicious prosecution, conspiracy and federal and state civil rights violations.
Todd & Weld Negotiates Settlement in Claim against Radio Station to Include Rare On-Air Apology
Todd & Weld LLP represented District Judge Peter F. Doyle, retired Judge David T. Doyle and Essex County Deputy First Assistant District Attorney Mary-Alice Doyle in their claims against John Dennis and Gerry Callahan, co-hosts of the “Dennis & Callahan” show which airs on WEEI radio. As part of an otherwise confidential settlement agreement negotiated by Howard Cooper of Todd & Weld, John Dennis apologized over the airways for the accusations he and his partner had made.View PDF
Todd & Weld LLP Assists Area Muslims In Building Of A Mosque And Center for Inter-Faith Dialogue
As reported in The Boston Globe on May 31, 2007, the Islamic Society of Boston recently settled its civil rights and defamation lawsuit against various individuals, groups and media organizations which it alleged had conspired to spread malicious and false statements that the Islamic Society had links to terrorism in an effort to stop area Muslims from building a place of worship.
Appeals Court Upholds Todd & Weld's Victory
In a dramatic and forceful 5-0 decision on May 7, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court upheld the $2.1 Million jury verdict obtained for Todd and Weld LLP client, Judge Ernest B. Murphy in 2005. With interest, the judgment now stands at approximately $3.4 Million.
Todd & Weld obtains dismissal and attorneys' fees for commercial landlord in tenant suit
Howard Cooper and Julie Green successfully defended a commercial landlord in a lawsuit brought by the tenant, an automotive dealership, demanding to enforce a purchase option in the lease. View PDF
Todd & Weld Secures Four of the Top Massachusetts Verdicts and Settlements in 2006
Todd & Weld secured verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 Million in four cases in 2006. View PDF
Judgment of $504,290 Obtained in Case of Forged Will
J. Owen Todd, Juliet Davison and Seth Robbins obtained a judgment on behalf of the Estate of the deceased Pasquale Caia in the amount of $504,290 against Sean Xiangjun Xu, a neighbor of the deceased. View PDF
Todd & Weld Wins Defense Judgment
Gary Owen Todd and John E. Quigley received a defense judgment in an equity action seeking to vacate a divorce judgment on the grounds of fraud.
$2M Personal Injury Verdict
Todd & Weld attorneys won a $2M jury verdict ($3.2M with pre-judgment interest) on behalf of an autistic child who had been physically abused at the Boston Higashi School, a private school for autistic children in Massachusetts.
Appeals Court Upholds Todd & Weld's Successful Defense
Howard M. Cooper, Edward Foye and Tyler E. Chapman successfully defended DSF Investors, Inc. and Arthur Solomon in a mutli-million dollar lawsuit brought by The Lyme Timber Company over the redevelopment of the Necco Candy Co. building in Cambridge, MA for use as a biotechnology center.
Todd & Weld obtains $8.4M Settlement in Fire Case
Todd & Weld attorneys obtained an $8.4 Million settlement in a lawsuit arising out of the deaths of several tenants who were trapped in a burning office building in Newton, Massachusetts.
Todd & Weld Attorneys Obtain $8.4 Million Settlement in Fire Case
Todd & Weld attorneys participated in a settlement for $8.4 million arising out of a massive fire in a commercial building in Newton, Massachusetts that claimed the lives of six people.
$1.77M Business Litigation Verdict
Christopher R. O'Hara and Edward F. Foye won a $1.77M jury verdict ($2.45M with pre-judgment interest) for an ophthalmology practice consulting firm and its principals. View PDF
$5 Million Settlement for Family of Child With Brain Damage
Todd & Weld attorneys obtained a $5 Million settlement for a family with a child who developed kernicterus (brain damage) and cerebral palsy.
Employer Granted Summary Judgment in Sexual Harassment Case
Christopher R. O'Hara won a major victory on behalf of national high-tech staffing firm. In an action asserting claims of sexual harassment, gender discrimination and retaliation brought by a former recruiter, Superior Court Judge Kottmyer ruled that the plaintiff's claims were time-barred and dismissed the lawsuit in its entirety.
$1.01 Million Settlement for Mother Who Suffered Stroke While Delivering Twins
Todd & Weld attorneys won a $1.01 Million settlement for a woman who suffered permanent neurological impairment including right-sided paralysis due to a stroke she suffered while delivering twins.
Appeals Court Affirms Judgment in Favor of Demoulas Super Markets, Inc.'s Board of Directors
Representing one of the defendants on the Board of Directors of Demoulas Super Markets, Inc., J. Owen Todd and Christopher R. O'Hara successfully defended a corporate governance lawsuit arising out of a shareholder's request to approve the transfer of his stock to an irrevocable voting trust for the benefit of his wife.
Todd & Weld Wins Victory in Defamation Suit
As reported in The Boston Globe on July 21, Todd & Weld won a major victory on behalf of the Islamic Society of Boston as a Superior Court judge ruled in favor of the ISB in their bid to file defamation claims.
Todd & Weld Secures Two of the Top Massachusetts Jury Verdicts in 2005
Todd & Weld lawyers secured jury verdicts in excess of $1 Million in two cases in 2005. View PDF
Howard Cooper Named as a Massachusetts Lawyer of the Year
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly named Howard M. Cooper as one of ten 2005 Lawyers of the Year. View PDF
$555,000 Judgment in Business Litigation Session Action
Christopher R. O'Hara and Tricia A. Rice obtained a $555,000 judgment on behalf of a national locum tenens staffing company in an action filed in the Business Litigation Session of Suffolk Superior Court in Boston.
$5 Million Settlement
Todd & Weld attorneys obtained a $5 Million settlement for a family with a child who developed kernicterus (brain damage) and cerebral palsy.
$2.73 Million Dollar Verdict
Todd & Weld obtains $2.73 Million dollar verdict for minority shareholders.
$2.3 Million in Attorneys' Fees Awarded in Racetrack Battle
Judge Margot Botsford awarded attorneys' fees and costs to Todd & Weld LLP for representation of Ourway Realty in their successful Chapter 93A counterclaim in a bitter legal dispute over ownership of the Plainridge harness racing track. View PDF
Class Settlement Over Hose Defect Nets $320M
Christopher Weld Jr. represented homeowners in six New England states whose property contained an allegedly defective radiant heating hose manufactured by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. View PDF
Botched Surgery Leads to $350,000 Settlement
Jeffrey N. Catalano obtained a $350,000 settlement on behalf of a client whose orthopedic surgeon improperly removed a bone in the client's shoulder, resulting in loss of motion and deformity. View PDF
Todd & Weld Client Vindicated
Howard M. Cooper and David H. Rich helped vindicate Judge Ernest B. Murphy who was the victim when the Boston Herald published inflammatory and false courtroom statements that the judge never made. View PDF
Legal Malpractice Defense Verdict
Christopher R. O'Hara and Nicholas B. Carter successfully obtained a defense verdict in a legal malpractice case against a Boston partner of an international law firm.
County Pays Clients $1 Million
Heirs recover a $1 Million settlement for an eminent domain taking. View PDF
$3 Million Settlement
Todd & Weld attorneys obtained a $3 Million settlement for a family with a child who developed kernicterus (brain damage) and cerebral palsy.
Lawyers Weekly features Christopher R. O'Hara in “Staying on Track in a Non-Compete Case”
Christopher R. O'Hara helped a national high tech temporary staffing company to enforce a non-competition agreement with former employees. View PDF
Fertility Clinic Ordered to Pay Father $108K
A Massachusetts jury in a contentious medical malpractice suit has ordered a Boston fertility clinic to pay $108,000 in damages to a Massachusetts firefighter for impregnating his estranged wife without his permission. View PDF
Obstetrician Admits Caesarean Section Was Warranted
Jeffrey N. Catalano obtained a $400,000 settlement for a woman who had developed gestational diabetes and delivered a stillborn baby.
Todd & Weld featured in “The Biggest Defense Wins of the Year”
Todd & Weld attorneys were featured as Lawyers Weekly chronicled the biggest defense wins of the year. View PDF
Christopher R. O'Hara featured in “The Biggest Defense Verdicts of the Year”
Lawyers Weekly featured Christopher R. O' Hara for his successful defense of Centennial Technologies, Inc. against a $600,000 demand. View PDF
Client Must Arbitrate Fee Dispute
Superior Court Judge Vieri Volterra ruled that a client is bound to a fee agreement that calls for arbitration before the Fee Arbitration Board of the Massachusetts Bar Association.
Todd & Weld Wins Reinstatement of $4.4 Million Jury Verdict On Appeal
Ian Crawford successfully appealed a trial judge's decision to overturn a $4.4 million breach of contract jury verdict on behalf of a landlord.
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