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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

MOODK’s Pittsburgh Office Secures a Dismissal in a Medical Malpractice Claim
December 14, 2020

Ashley Rodgers, Esq. and Jacob Holden, Esq. of MOODK’s Pittsburgh office were successful in obtaining an Entry of Judgment Non Pros for an anesthesiologist, related to a medical malpractice claim filed in Erie County. The anesthesiologist was acting as a temporary anesthesiologist at a hospital where Plaintiff was admitted to undergo a cesarean section. The temporary […]

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Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Medical Providers in Wrongful Death Action
October 26, 2020

Melissa Brown of MOODK’s New Jersey Office represented a medical entity and six medical and mental health providers in a wrongful death action arising from care and treatment of an inmate.  Plaintiff claimed that the medical negligence and deliberate indifference of defendant medical providers resulted in the decedent’s suicide.  Following years of discovery, Melissa was […]

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MOODK’s NYC Office Secures a Dismissal in Legal Malpractice Claim
October 10, 2020

Karen M. Lager of MOODK’s New York City office secured dismissal of a complaint in its entirety which alleged legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty in New York State Supreme Court, New York County.  Hon. Lynn R. Kotler ruled in favor of attorney-defendants in an action brought by a former client in connection with […]

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MOODK’S NEW JERSEY OFFICE OBTAINS EARLY DISMISSAL IN ACTION AGAINST A HOME INSPECTOR
October 2, 2020

Melissa Brown and Jonathan Stuckel of Marks, O’Neill’s New Jersey office obtained an early dismissal of all claims against a home inspector.  It was alleged that the negligent conduct of the home inspector resulted in the leak of an above ground storage tank causing an oil spill onto neighboring properties and contaminating Lake Hopatcong.  A […]

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MOODK NEW JERSEY ATTORNEYS SECURE DISMISSAL FOR LANDLORD IN LEASED PREMISES LIABILITY ACTION
September 15, 2020

Melissa J. Brown and Amanda A. King of Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly, P.C.’s New Jersey office secured the dismissal of a lawsuit against a commercial landlord for bodily injuries.  The Plaintiff claimed liability on the part of the landlord for an alleged dangerous condition inside the premises.  Citing triple net provisions in the […]

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MOODK’S NYC ATTORNEYS SECURE PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL FOR TITLE AGENT IN NEGLIGENCE CLAIM
August 6, 2020

Karen M. Lager and Anna Mandel of Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly, P.C.’s New York City office secured a pre-answer dismissal of a third-party Complaint filed against a title agent in connection with the purchase and sale of a six-unit apartment building in Brooklyn, New York.  The third-party plaintiff, the seller of the property, […]

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MOODK ATTORNEY OBTAINS DISMISSAL IN REAL ESTATE ACTION UNDER REAL ESTATE SELLER’S DISCLOSURE ACT
July 16, 2020

Marks O’Neill attorney Erica Johnson, Esquire represented Re/Max and a real estate agent in a failure to disclose action.  Specifically, Plaintiff sued claiming negligence and respondeat superior for failure to disclose defects at the time of the sale resulting in monetary damages due to work that was required on the house after purchase.   Erica […]

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MOODK’s Products Liability Defense Verdict upheld in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
July 7, 2020

Daniel Bentz, managing partner in the Pittsburgh office, recently obtained a favorable ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, upholding the defense verdict obtained at the trial level. This was a complex products liability case in which our client was accused of manufacturing defective specialty seats used in the locomotive […]

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