District Court of Ohio Denies Motion to Dismiss Claims for Negligent Misrepresentation and Violation of Ohio Blue Sky Laws
In one of the first decisions involving claims against a ratings agency after the latest international credit crisis, the District Court of Ohio denied Moody's Investor Services' motion to dismiss negligent misrepresentation.
Kasowitz Wins Partial Summary Judgment Dismissing Toxic Tort Claims
In a groundbreaking decision, Judge Donald S. Goldman of Essex County, New Jersey Superior Court granted partial summary judgment to Kasowitz client Celanese Ltd. in an action against Celanese for serious injuries allegedly arising from plaintiffs' alleged exposure to hazardous materials manufactured by Celanese.
New York Court of Appeals Reinstates Claims of Noteholders and Establishes Obligations of Indenture Trustees
The New York Court of Appeals reinstated the negligence claim of noteholders seeking tens of millions of dollars from an indenture trustee resulting from its failure to deliver a document to a collateral trustee.
Texas Court Dismisses Mesothelioma Claims Against Kasowitz Client
Kasowitz obtained summary judgment dismissing mesothelioma claims filed by an individual against a client in an action pending in Harris County, Texas.
Waste Management Files Lawsuit Against SAP for Fraud in the Licensing and Implementation of Defective Software
Kasowitz is representing Waste Management in a lawsuit filed on March 20 against leading enterprise software companies SAP America and SAP AG.
SDNY Grants Motion for Summary Judgment Dismissing Discrimination Claims Against New York Post
The SDNY, in a lengthy decision, granted summary judgment in favor of Kasowitz client the New York Post, dismissing all claims against the New York Post in an employment discrimination and retaliation action brought by a former employee.
Kasowitz Settles Claims on Behalf of Clients MetLife and Lloyds TSB
Kasowitz reached a settlement of the claims of clients MetLife and Lloyds TSB against JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Bank One, N.A., and BancOne Capital Markets relating to the fraud at National Century Financial Enterprises, Inc.
Nationwide Class Certification Denied in Case Against Wyndham Hotels
A New York State Supreme Court issued a decision denying plaintiffs' motion to certify a nationwide class of hotel guests who had paid mandatory resort fees.