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PSD Boston and New York Class Action Lawyers Win Delaware Chancery Court Ruling

PSD Boston and New York Class Action Lawyers Win Delaware Chancery Court Ruling

PSD Boston and New York class action lawyers won their opposition to a motion to dismiss before Chancellor Bouchard in the Delaware Chancery Court. PSD represents a medical device innovator, Ken Carr, who is the corporate founder of a medical device technology company. Carr suffered dilution of his holdings and the effects of a blown warrant sale to a major manufacturer. The court issued the 62-page Memorandum Opinion on March 26, 2018. Novel...

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Boston Probate Litigation Lawyer Wins Trust Contest

Boston Probate Litigation Lawyer Wins Trust Contest

Boston probate litigation lawyer wons a trust contest. PSD founding partner Peter Duffy won dismissal of all claims by a beneficiary to change a family trust. Specifically the petitioner sought to treat as an heir, under the trust, a man he adopted as an adult. Adopted Adult Son The petitioner sought to permit his adopted son—whom he adopted as an adult—to succeed to his interest in his grandfather’s trust. Some family members challenged...

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Boston False Claims Act Lawyers Won Qui Tam Case

Boston False Claims Act Lawyers Won Qui Tam Case

False Claims Act Lawyers Move to Dismiss Qui Tam Action Boston false claims act lawyers, led by Barry Pollack, won dismissal of qui tam case in Maryland. You can click here for a link to the decision: 180307 opinion dismissing claims On March 6, 2018, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland dismissed a qui tam action brought by a former employee against a PSD client. The plaintiff claimed that she was fired after reporting...

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PSD Gets New York Private Equity Fund Out of North Carolina Action

PSD Gets New York Private Equity Fund Out of North Carolina Action

On February 9, 2018, the Business Litigation session in Charlotte, North Carolina dismissed all claims against a New York private equity fund, represented by PSD, arising from allegations brought by a software company as it was trying to enter the healthcare services market. In a 47-page opinion, the court found that, despite the fund’s stated objective to invest in a roll-up of North Carolina businesses, the actual investment in a North...

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PSD Wins Both Sides of Summary Judgment Motions in Commercial Real Estate Litigation in Boston Federal Court

PSD Wins Both Sides of Summary Judgment Motions in Commercial Real Estate Litigation in Boston Federal Court

PSD attorneys Barry Pollack and Peter Duffy won both sides of cross-motions for summary judgment, along with an affirmative grant in their client’s favor in a commercial real estate dispute pending in federal court in the District of Massachusetts. In one written decision, the federal judge found that PSD’s client, 58 Swansea Mall Drive, LLC produced sufficient evidence to go to trial on not only breach of contract claims, but also...

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PSD Wins Full Acquittal for Client in Federal White Collar Criminal Case

PSD Wins Full Acquittal for Client in Federal White Collar Criminal Case

On July 28,2017, Barry Pollack won an acquittal on all charges in a federal criminal case in Boston. PSD’s client was the CEO of one of the largest international Bluefin tuna dealers. The charges included alleged smuggling, falsifying records and conspiracy. During the trial, Pollack uncovered significant government misconduct, including pressure on government witnesses to implicate PSD’s client, threats that caused a defense...

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