Apr 25, 2022

Texas Supreme Court Clarifies “Tolling Rule” for Statute of Limitations in Legal Malpractice Cases

On April 22, 2022, the Texas Supreme Court issued an opinion that clarifies the “tolling rule” for the statute of limitations in legal malpractice cases.  In Zive v. Sandberg, the issue presented was whether the longstanding Hughes tolling rule applies when the appeal of the underlying lawsuit was not brought directly by the legal malpractice […] More

WSS’s Philadelphia Office Prevails on Motion for Summary Judgment Involving Novel Legal Issue on behalf of Home Inspector in Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
Apr 21, 2022

WSS’s Philadelphia Office Prevails on Motion for Summary Judgment Involving Novel Legal Issue on behalf of Home Inspector in Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas

On April 13, 2022, Joel Wertman and Doug Fogle of Winget, Spadafora & Schwartzberg LLP’s Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office successfully secured summary judgment in favor of their client, a home inspector operating in Philadelphia County.  The matter involved multiple oral arguments, substantial briefing, and additional motion practice to include a request for reconsideration or to certify […] More

WSS Wins Coast to Coast Arbitrations in Two Separate Matters Within Weeks of Each Other
Apr 18, 2022

WSS Wins Coast to Coast Arbitrations in Two Separate Matters Within Weeks of Each Other

WSS attorneys recently secured two complete defense Awards for a national broker-dealer in two separate arbitrations, one in Boca Raton, FL and one in Portland, OR. The Boca Raton arbitration was a customer dispute in which the Claimant asserted causes of action arising out of the sale of various alternative products, including non-traded REIT’s and […] More

WSSLLP’s Philadelphia Office Wins Defense Award in FINRA Arbitration Seeking Expungement for Alleged Defamation
Apr 12, 2022

WSSLLP’s Philadelphia Office Wins Defense Award in FINRA Arbitration Seeking Expungement for Alleged Defamation

The firm’s client is a national full-service broker-dealer which was a Respondent in a FINRA arbitration where Claimant alleged causes of action for defamation, defamation per se, wrongful termination and tortious interference with business relationships. Claimant’s claims for defamation and defamation per se were based upon the disclosures on Claimant’s Form U5 when she was […] More

Apr 5, 2022

Brittany P. Borck to speak at ABA Spring 2022 National Legal Malpractice Conference

Brittany P. Borck will be speaking at ABA’s Spring 2022 National Legal Malpractice Conference, being held at the Austin Marriott Downtown, Austin, TX on April 6, 2022-April 8, 2022.  Brittany is speaking on a panel titled, “Insurance Company Claims Against Defense Counsel – When Friends Turns to Foe” on April 7, 2022 at 1:45 PM. […] More

Apr 1, 2022

Robyn Silvermintz to co-chair Employment Practices Liability Insurance ExecuSummit

Robyn Silvermitz will co-chair the 7th Annual Employment Practices Liability Insurance ExecuSummit – Spring Session, April 5 & 6, 2022 at the Mohegan Sun Hotel & Convention Center, Uncasville, CT.  In addition to co-chairing, Robyn is moderating a panel titled, “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: A Strategy for Success”. Click here to learn more about the […] More