News & Events

  1. Dennis Wade Speaks at 2017 NYSBA Annual Insurance Coverage Program Tuesday, April 18, 2017 -   On May 19, 2017, Dennis is a speaker at the NYSBA’s Updates and Hot Trending Topics Affecting Insurance Coverage. Dennis’s focus is bad faith and consequential damages. His submission is entitled: Recent Developments in the Law of Bad Faith in … Continue reading ...
  2. WCM Wins Complex Coverage Dispute In First Department Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - Earlier this week, WCM won an Appellate Division First Department affirmance of its previous summary judgment victory on behalf an international trade show insurer in a coverage dispute over the insured value of two diamonds stolen from the Hong Kong … Continue reading ...
  3. WCM Obtains Judgment for Clients in Monroe County Property Damage Case. Sunday, February 12, 2017 - Associate Peter Cardwell obtained judgments in favor of our clients in the Magisterial District Court of Monroe County in a property damage lawsuit. The case of Baranowski v. The Home Depot and Big E Transportation arose out of allegations by … Continue reading ...
  4. WCM Obtains Favorable Result in Philadelphia Premises Arbitration. Sunday, February 12, 2017 - Philadelphia office associate Peter Cardwell recently obtained a favorable result in a Philadelphia County trip and fall case. In Quarles v. 1800 North 17th St LLC, et. al., the plaintiff alleged that she tripped and fell due to a defective … Continue reading ...
  5. WCM Partner Speaks to Academy of Experts in London. Sunday, February 12, 2017 - On February 2, 2017, WCM Partner Bob Cosgrove spoke to The Academy of Experts at Gray’s Inn, London. His presentation was entitled “Mediation in the Colonies: The New Anchor Imagined by Man.” The seminar covered the increasing importance of mediation … Continue reading ...
  6. This and That: By Dennis Wade Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - “Loser” “Total Loser” “Totally biased loser” “Dummy” “Dope” “Dumb” “Zero/no credibility” “Crazy” “Wacko” “Disaster.” I could go on, listing the epithets used by now President Trump in his Tweets. Recently, Judge Barbara Jaffe of the New York State Supreme Court … Continue reading ...
  7. WCM Obtains No Cause Result in Philadelphia Premises Case. Friday, December 9, 2016 - Partner Robert Cosgrove and associate Erin Connolly recently obtained a finding of “no cause” in a Philadelphia County slip-and-fall case. In Yolanda Jefferson v. Marriott Hotel Services, Inc., the plaintiff alleged that she slipped and fell on snow and ice … Continue reading ...
  8. WCM Associate Elected to Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association Friday, December 9, 2016 - WCM Philadelphi senior associate Hillary N. Ladov recently won a contested election to serve on the Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the Philadelphia Bar Association. The YLD Executive Committee manages and directs the business and activities … Continue reading ...
  9. WCM Associate Recognized for Her Pro Bono Work. Friday, December 9, 2016 - While attending Rutgers Law, WCM Philadelphia senior associate Hillary N. Ladov saw a need in the community for nonprofit incorporation services — an unserved area. Along with twoclassmates, Hillary founded the Rutgers 501(c)(3) Pro Bono Project. The project connects volunteer … Continue reading ...
  10. WCM Awarded Summary Judgment in Philadelphia County Construction Defect Case. Saturday, December 3, 2016 - Partner Bob Cosgrove and associate Erin Connolly were awarded summary judgment in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County, in a construction defect lawsuit. The case of Horowski v. Neal F. Rubin, et al. arose out of the new … Continue reading ...
  11. Dennis Wade to Present at 9th Annual Art Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Institute Thursday, November 3, 2016 - On Friday, November 18, 2016, Dennis will be a featured speaker at the New York County Lawyers Association Annual Art Law Institute.  Dennis’s presentation is entitled Money Power Beauty: Framing the Value Issue in Fine Art and Collectible Losses. Apart … Continue reading ...
  12. WCM Partners to Speak at IFASIC Conference Thursday, October 13, 2016 - Dennis Wade and Michael Bono will be presenters at the International Fine Art and Specie Conference in Athens, Greece, on Thursday, October 20, 2016. “Guilt, Innocence, and Coverage Under Jewelers Block Policies” will deal with issues such as the rights … Continue reading ...