Articles by John Lomicky

Restaurant Suffers Losses Due To Negligent Commercial Property Management

This case involves a commercial property that suffered a significant decrease in property value due to the negligence of the building’s property manager. The property manager had been told about an electrical issue that was causing short circuit malfunctions building-wide. The…

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Allegedly Negligent Automotive Repair Causes Fatal Accident

This case involves a truck that had been recently undergone repair at an automotive repair shop for an axle issue. When the owner retrieved the truck from the shop, he was assured by the mechanics that the issue had been completely…

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Trustee Fails To Diversify Investments Causing Multi-Million Dollar Losses

This case involves a bank that served as a trustee on behalf of a well-known university. The defending bank was accused of breaching its fiduciary duty to the university by allegedly failing to diversify the trust assets. The holdings of…

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Poor Construction Management Costs Developers $900,000

This case involves four partners in Seattle who purchased a commercial property and entered into a joint operating agreement. The joint party purchased the property in question with the intention of building retail space. After the majority of the project was completed, the…

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Poor Building Maintenance Causes Fatal Slip And Fall For Supermarket Employee

This case involves a fatal slip and fall outside of a supermarket in Montana. For several months, employees at the supermarket had informed building managers that the gutter on the building had a large crack from which water was leaking. In spite of numerous complaints,…

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Toxic Mold Conditions Cause Opera Singer To Develop Chronic Asthma

This case involves a 43-year-old opera singer in New York with no previous medical history of asthma. The singer unknowingly moved to an apartment that was contaminated with mold and lived there for 15 months. As a result of living in this apartment, the singer began…

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Drug Manufacturer Allegedly Fails To Meet FDA Labeling Standards

This case involves an otherwise healthy 39-year-old woman with a history of trouble conceiving who was told by her physician that taking Vitamin E supplements could increase her chance of conception. The woman purchased a bottle of over-the-counter Vitamin E…

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Company Files For Bankruptcy Following Discovery Of Regulatory Violations

This case involves a chemical plant in South Dakota that was shut down for various breaches of environmental regulatory codes. It was discovered that over the course of a year, the chemical plant repeatedly violated air quality standards by improperly storing…

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Engineer Investigates Patent Infringement Case Concerning Inflatable Mattresses

This case involves an intellectual property dispute involving two domestic manufacturers of inflatable mattresses. The plaintiff manufacturer accused the defendant of infringing on patents concerning tension structure design, which maintained the structural integrity of the inflatable product. An expert engineer…

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Automotive Engineering Expert Investigates Alleged Design Defect

This is a class action case involving an alleged design defect in an automobile model. The case alleged that poor design caused the vehicle’s tires to wear much more rapidly than the industry norm due to a flaw in the vehicle’s…

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