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For over 30 years, clients have chosen Black & Gerngross litigators to pursue and resolve their most critical litigation disputes in every area of business and finance.  Our attorneys use their abundant talent, judgement and flexibility to provide effective and practical litigation services and solutions, litigating matters from the most straightforward to the most complex.   In addition to their prominence in Insurance and Construction, Black & Gerngross litigators have successfully appeared before Courts and other tribunals throughout the United States, accomplishing outstanding results in diverse areas of legal specialty.

Contracts • Purchase/Sale/Dissolution • Injunctions • Fidelity/Fraud • Professional Negligence • Lender Liability

Past and present client matters include representation of:

  • Specialized health care consultation in contract disputes concerning management of hospital-based nursing facilities
  • Financial institutions in claims against appraiser asserting professional negligence
  • Title companies in defense of claims arising from sale of large commercial properties
  • Industrial and residential chemical supplier in contract disputes with other businesses within distribution chain
  • Financial intermediaries in employment disputes
  • Manufacturers in contract disputes arising from defective equipment
  • Financial institution in kidnap and ransom claims arising from abduction of employee and holding of employee’s family hostage as part of bank robbery
  • Shareholders/partners in disputes arising from the purchase, sale and dissolution of business entities
  • Majority shareholders in freeze-out action brought by minority shareholder to obtain injunctive relief, declaratory relief, the appointment of receiver and for the valuation and sale of the minority interest
  • Former officer of technology company in defense of breach of fiduciary duty claims
  • Corporation in litigation brought by former officer and minority shareholder to recover damages where officer was terminated for breaching fiduciary duties
  • Board of directors in defense of hostile takeover of corporation
  • Owners in disputes with brokers arising from the sale of commercial properties
  • Publicly traded biopharmaceutical company in action brought by financing broker
  • Financial institutions in matters arising from loan fraud
  • Gaming entity in seminal litigation involving sports lotteries
  • Incompetent in breach of contract claims arising from unauthorized partial sale of structured settlement and prosecution of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty claims against corrupt advisor
  • Police officers in Section 1983 police misconduct matters
  • Food wholesaler in bailment action against warehouse for damaged food products
  • Seller in dispute arising from sale of offshore gaming operation
  • Corporate officer in products liability claim
  • Mortgage brokers in defense of Unfair Trade Practices claims and violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (“RESPA”) and Truth in Lending Act (“TILA”)
  • Manufacturer/seller of electronic gaming equipment in dispute with motor carrier to recover damages under the Carmack Amendment
  • International fraternal charitable organization in claims against corporate fiduciary for damages associated with the failure to properly invest and timely distribute trust proceeds
  • Local club comprised of members of national fraternal organization in property rights dispute with local chapter