Litigation

NYC developer and affiliates facing suits on two properties

A pair of lawsuits against L&M Development Partners and its affiliates are proceeding as residents in two of the builder’s Harlem projects seek compensation for costs associated with remediating defective work done during construction of their homes. The litigations recently were featured in Crain’s New York Business and Habitat Magazine. The boards at La Celia, […]

Appeals court revives suit over breach of fiduciary duty

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq., a partner of Ansell Grimm & Aaron, P.C., and co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Department, and Michael H. Ansell, an associate with the firm, recently secured the reversal on appeal of Dennis T. Palmeri, Jr’s suit against his former attorneys at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. Palmeri alleged that Willkie unilaterally […]

Shapiro delivers back-to-back victories for AGA clients

In two different trials, held in two consecutive weeks, in two different counties, Lawrence Shapiro, Esq., co-chair of Ansell Grimm & Aaron, PC’s litigation department, attained victories for clients of the Firm.  The first involved a battle between neighbors over the use of a private beach and access to the bay on Long Beach Island […]

Bauchner Representing La Celia Owners in Construction Defect Suit

ANSELL, GRIMM & AARON, PC commenced two actions in the Supreme Court of the State of New York against L&M Development Partners, and its affiliates, for design and construction defects in two of its projects in Harlem, on behalf of plaintiffs La Celia Owners Corporation, located at 64 East 111th Street, and PS90 Board of […]

Developers Continuing to Pursue Antitrust Suits

Fidelity Eatontown and QuickChek, represented by AGA attorneys Joshua Bauchner and Michael Ansell, will continue to pursue their claims against Excellency Enterprises, Kennedy Auto Service and others for attempting to eliminate competition in the local market for gas station convenience stores by preventing Plaintiffs’ developments from moving forward. Fidelity Eatontown and QuickChek asserted violations of […]

Class Action Suit filed against Welch Foods, Inc. & The Promotion in Motion Companies, Inc.

ANSELL GRIMM & AARON, PC recently commenced a class action against Welch Foods, Inc. and The Promotion in Motion Companies, Inc. seeking redress for Defendants’ unconscionable and deceptive consumer practices in misrepresenting the fruit content and the nutritional and health qualities of Welch’s fruit snacks (the “Fruit Snacks” or “Products”), in the Superior Court of […]

Wiechnik wins $2M verdict for Falcon Ridge

The Superior Court of New Jersey recently entered a $2M, verdict against Silver Fox, LLC, and in favor of Falcon Ridge Condominium Association, Inc. Falcon Ridge is a 27 building condominium situated in Hamburg New Jersey. Silver Fox, LLC, is the successor sponsor and developer of Falcon Ridge. Falcon Ridge originally filed suit in December […]

Zoning Dispute To Continue in State Court

Ansell Grimm & Aaron recently secured a victory for its client, Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, permitting it to continue its fight in state court.  For the past decade, Raceway Park has been involved in a zoning dispute with a neighboring property owner, Dayalbagh Radhasoami Satsang Association of North America (DRSANA), over its plans to […]

Class Action suit filed against FieldTurf USA

Ansell Grimm & Aaron recently commenced a federal class action litigation against FieldTurf USA and its affiliates in the wake of revelations that the company made false claims about the durability of its artificial turf field systems for years despite knowledge of the product’s defects. The lead plaintiff in the case is New Jersey Stallions […]

Bauchner representing Morristown businessman in effort to enforce easement

Ansell Grimm & Aaron partner Joshua S. Bauchner is representing Morristown business owner James Cavanaugh in his dispute with the town’s Parking Authority over the use of an easement behind his South Street buildings. Cavanaugh is asserting the historic right to continued and appropriate use of the right of way as the means of loading […]