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That is how Marks O’Neill has remained one of the Northeast’s well-known and premier defense firms. Marks O’Neill continues to set the standard for creative, aggressive and effective defense strategies coupled with unparalleled client service. Over the past three decades, we have fortified this reputation by delivering exemplary results for our clients across a wide range of industries and markets. Our proactive approach to litigation is continuously supported by our track-record and accomplishments in each jurisdiction. Marks O’Neill continues to strive for legal excellence coupled with cost-effective results.

Recent News

NEW JERSEY APPELLATE DIVISION AFFIRMS DISMISSAL OF MOODK CLIENT IN WRONGFUL DEATH CASE
January 6, 2022

Melissa Brown of our New Jersey office represented a public entity in claims that their negligence was the proximate cause of the demise of a 2-year-old child.  Melissa aggressively defended the suit before the trial court and was successful in obtaining dismissal of all counts with prejudice citing various Title 59 immunities insulating our client […]

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MOODK’S AGGRESSIVE DEFENSE RESULTS IN VOLUNTARY DISMISSAL OF CLAIMS
January 1, 2022

Melissa Brown and Amanda King of Marks O’Neill’s New Jersey office were successful in obtaining dismissal of all claims against the our client, a surgical center.  Plaintiff alleged that the nurses of our surgical center were negligent during podiatric surgery resulting in permanent damages.  Aggressive defense by our attorneys during discovery followed by the filing […]

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MOODK OBTAINS DISMISSAL OF TWO MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTIONS IN FAVOR OF NYC-BASED RADIOLOGY FACILITY
December 28, 2021

MOODK’s Tarrytown office obtained dismissal of two medical malpractice actions in favor of a NYC-based radiology facility in regard to failure to diagnose cancer litigation.  The 2017 action was dismissed for plaintiff’s failure to timely move for a default judgment against the facility. We persuasively argued that codefendant’s pending bankruptcy proceeding and NY’s pending Executive […]

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MOODK ATTORNEYS SECURE A COMPLETE DISMISSAL OF POTENTIAL COVID-19 TUITION REFUND CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT AGAINST PRIVATE UNIVERSITY
November 16, 2021

New Jersey MOODK attorneys, Melissa Brown and Amanda King, obtained an early and important victory in the New Jersey District Court obtaining a complete dismissal of a potential class action lawsuit launched against a private New Jersey college.  The lawsuit sought refunds of tuition and fees after the college was forced to transition to online-only […]

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MOODK HOSTS ANNUAL WOMEN’S EVENT FOR THE PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF FEMALE ATTORNEYS AND BUSINESS PARTNERS
October 14, 2021

On October 14, 2021, MOODK held its annual women’s event which provides for the professional and personal development of our female attorneys and business partners.  As part of this event, we introduced our participants to powerful organizations that MOODK has partnered with and/or sponsored throughout the year as part of our continued commitment to social […]

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MOODK ATTORNEYS SECURE A COMPLETE DENIAL OF CLASS CERTIFICATION IN PRODUCTS LIABILITY CLASS ACTION SUIT WITH THIRD CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS
October 3, 2021

Pittsburgh MOODK attorneys, Dan Bentz and Tom Pié, obtained an important victory in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals regarding a nationwide products liability class action. The case began in the Western District of Pennsylvania where the pair obtained a complete denial of class certification, which was subsequently appealed on a variety of issues. The […]

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MOODK OBTAINS SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN CASE WITH PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE CLAIMS
September 13, 2021

Plaintiff and her husband filed suit against a home health care provider after she fell during her in-home physical therapy treatment session following hip surgery.  Later, the home health care provider joined the medical staffing company involved. Although Plaintiffs initiated the lawsuit by filing a Certificate of Merit, no expert reports were ever submitted.  On […]

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MOODK proudly presented Women in Leadership: Inspiring a Generation of Emerging Leaders
June 23, 2021

MOODK proudly presented Women in Leadership: Inspiring a Generation of Emerging Leaders.  Through our virtual symposium, we hosted over 200 women for a discussion of entrepreneurship and impact across our industry.  We partnered with trailblazers in the industry who empowered our attendees by sharing authentic and insightful advice on women in leadership, authenticity and being […]

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