Rulings and Decisions

Elise Marshall Obtains a Defense Verdict

Jury Verdict – In April of 2019, Elise R. Marshall successfully defended her client in connection with a negligence action filed in the Barnstable Superior Court. Plaintiff claimed significant personal injuries after being thrown from a motorized scooter in the paved shoulder of Route 28 in Falmouth, Massachusetts, in August of 2014. The Defendant maintained […]

Marielise Kelly Obtains a Summary Judgment

Summary Judgment – Marielise Kelly obtained a summary judgment decision in favor of the Defendant motorist on the basis of the sudden medical emergency doctrine. Tanner v. Sherwood, 1772 CV 268 (Barnstable Sup Ct. March 19, 2019) (The Honorable Susan E. Sullivan). Memo of Decision and Order on Def’s Motion for Summary Judgment

Edward Gargiulo and Heather Rowell Obtain a Defense Verdict

Jury Verdict – On February 21, 2019, Edward R. Gargiulo and Heather K. Rowell obtained a Defendant’s verdict for their client W. Vernon Whitely Plumbing and Heating Co., Inc. in a case seeking reimbursement of nearly $800,000 in property damage payments made to Plaintiff as a result of a fire as his residence in March, […]

Marielise Kelly Obtains Summary Judgment

Summary Judgment – The Court granted Defendant R.J. Bevilacqua’s Motion for Summary Judgment. Gargiulo/Rudnick, LLP represents Defendant R.J. Bevilacqua. Memorandum of Decision and Order on Defendant Bevilacqua’s Motion for Summary Judgment 180924 Plymouth Superior Court, Docket Number 1683CV01110

Jury Verdict – Pearson v. Foster, et al

On July 27, 2018, Elise R. Marshall obtained a Defendant’s verdict in favor of her client. Plaintiff brought a negligence action against the Defendant, a commercial property owner, in the Barnstable Superior Court. The litigation involved Plaintiff’s claim that in October of 2013, while working for Domino’s Pizza, he slipped and fell while ascending an […]

Jury Verdict – Hirtle v. Maffei Landscape Contractors, Inc.

On July 19, 2018, Heather K. Rowell obtained a defendant’s verdict in a negligence action where Plaintiff alleged that she slipped and fell on ice due to the negligence of the Defendant landscaping company. Hirtle v. Maffei Landscape Contractors, Inc., Plymouth Superior Court, C.A. No.: 1683 CV 000257. The case was tried in Plymouth Superior […]