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Haworth Barber & Gerstman, LLC is a boutique trial and litigation law firm. We service national and international manufacturers, retailers and the telecom industry as well as numerous insurance carriers and third-party administrators at both the primary and excess levels. We provide cost-effective and creative counseling, litigation and trial capabilities at the highest level. Click here or any of the links below to read more:

CURRENT EVENTS

Scott Haworth obtained summary judgment in Villegas v. Harris Howard LLC et al., Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County Read the full article »

Scott Haworth obtained a directed verdict in Monzac v. 1411 Elder Avenue LLC in Supreme Court of the State of New York, Bronx County. Read the full article »

Scott Haworth obtained dismissal on behalf of Modellīs Sporting Goods, Inc. et al. in Brown v. Modellīs Sporting Goods, Inc. et al. Read the full article »

Richard Barber obtained a voluntary dismissal with prejudice on behalf of a leading manufacturer of personal care and household products. Inoa v. CEI, et al. Read the full article »

Firm obtained summary judgment in a subrogation matter involving alleged substantial damage to couture clothing owned by renowned fashion icon and interior designer Iris Apfel. American Automobile Insurance Company a/s/o Iris Apfel v. Hallak Cleaners Read the full article »

Scott Haworth and Richard Barber obtained a voluntary dismissal with prejudice on behalf of a swimming pool manufacturer in Plaintiff v. Swimming Pool Manufacturer. Read the full article »

Scott Haworth obtained a summary judgment in a product liability matter entitled Dockery v. Universal Beauty Products et al. Read the full article »

Scott Haworth obtained a decision in favor of our client in Walter Pantovic v. Sprint Communications Company, L.P. et al. Read the full article »

We successfully moved to obtain a full dismissal of plaintiff's complaint on a pre-answer basis in Trident Radiological Equipment LLC v. Brighton Enterprises, LLC. Read the full article »

We obtained an early dismissal of plaintiff's complaint, with prejudice in Harriett Spitaleri v. Medical Depot Inc. Read the full article »

Scott Haworth and Barry Gerstman obtained a voluntary dismissal with prejudice on behalf of a sanitation truck manufacturer sued in a product liability action in Plaintiff v. Heavy Truck Manufacturer. Read the full article »

We obtained summary judgement in a catastrophic tort matter in Plaintiff v. Mall Owner and Engineering Firm. Read the full article »

Scott Haworth and Barry Gerstman obtained summary judgment in a matter involving plaintiff in Rodriguez v. Athenium House Corp. et al. Read the full article »

Scott Haworth, Barry Gerstman and Richard Barber obtained summary judgment on behalf of a New Jersey municipality Commercial Building Owner v. Municipality. Read the full article »

Scott Haworth obtained summary judgment on behalf of a major telecommunications company Plaintiff v. Major Telecommunications Company. Read the full article »

Scott Haworth obtained nominal settlement in pool diving case Plaintiff v. Pool Manufacturer. Read the full article »

Scott Haworth authored the New Jersey Chapter in "The DRI Product Liability Compendium: Warnings, Instructions, and Recalls," recently published by the Defense Research Institute. Read the full article »

"Effective Use of Industry Standards to Cross-Examine a Liability Expert Witness" by Scott Haworth and Abigail Bowen was published in the July, 2012 issue of Trials and Tribulations. Read the full article »

New York State Appellate Division, Second Department upholds summary judgement Grygo v. 1116 Kings Highway Realty, LLC, et al. Read the full Article »

Class Action Victory Bowman v. Marathon Medical Corp., et al. and Calo v. Marathon Medical Corp., et al. Read the full Article »

Scott Haworth Moderates DRI's Specialized Litigation Group meeting on Friday, April 13, 2012. Read the full Article »

"Pre-Suit Claims Against Component Suppliers" by Scott Haworth and Barry Gerstman was published in the Defense Research Institute’s November 2011 issue of The Voice.
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"The Product Liability Preemption Problem: No Clear Directive From the Supreme Court," by Scott Haworth published in the Defense Research Institute’s June 8, 2011 issue of The Voice. Read the full Article»

We Spoke at the DRI Product Liability Seminar Young Lawyers Committee Breakout Session on April 6, 2011. Read the full Article »

"Stopped Before They Start: Dismissing No-Injury Class Actions"
by Scott Haworth published in the December 2010 issue of For the Defense. Read the full Article»