Haworth Barber & Gerstman, LLC


Product Liability - Scott Haworth, Richard Barber, Barry Gerstman and their associates all defend a broad range of products across many industries. Read more »

Specialty & Catastrophic Tort - The defense of both intentional torts and matters involving catastrophic injury are a core part of Haworth Barber & Gerstman, LLC’s practice. Read more »

Construction - A significant part of our practice involves both resolution of disputes among those in the construction trade as well as the defense of construction accident matters. Read more »

Property Damage & Subrogation - We defend our clients in connection with home inspections, mold, water damage, catastrophic fires and numerous other property damage scenarios. Read more »

Transportation & Trucking - Our firm is regularly called upon to investigate and defend our clients in connection with trucking and auto accidents. Read more »

Hospitality and Retail Industry -Defending restaurants, bars, taverns and retailers involves several different areas of law, including liquor liability and related claims such as assault, negligent security, false imprisonment and sexual misconduct. HB&G´s attorneys have familiarity with and experience in the legal and highly technical and scientific issues underlying these claims. We work with prominent medical, toxicological and security experts to evaluate and defend these matters. We also know the importance of monitoring related criminal actions, as well as understanding and evaluating our clients´ business models, including alcohol service training, security and property maintenance, in order to develop strategies not only for defending active lawsuits, but also preventing future claims. Read more »

Class Actions - Haworth Barber & Gerstman, LLC brings its significant experience in this area to bear on these complex matters. The issues and strategies specific to class actions require specialized knowledge beyond what is necessary to defend other types of matters. Scott Haworth has successfully argued motions to dismiss in class action matters at the trial and appellate levels. Abigail Rossman has successfully resolved numerous class action matters as well. Read more »

Alternative Dispute Resolution - We strive to bring our client’s matters to a cost-effective resolution, and our practice in this area is frequently utilized to bring about the most cost-effective resolution possible. Read more »

Commercial Litigation - Clients often look to Haworth Barber & Gerstman, LLC to resolve their commercial-based disputes. Read more »

Appellate - We place a premium on effective writing and persuasive argument in all courts in which we practice, including those at the appellate level. We are well positioned to handle matters from inception to conclusion, including appellate practice. Read more »

Risk Identification & Mitigation Counseling - Our work begins before litigation. Haworth Barber & Gerstman, LLC works with numerous clients to review, modify and put in place risk management procedures that minimize litigation and claim related risks. Read more »

Insurance - Insurance is prevalent in many areas of the firm’s practice areas and as a result, Haworth Barber & Gerstman, LLC frequently represents insurance carriers in insurance coverage litigation matters. Read more »

Intellectual Property - Our lawyers´ litigation experience also includes defending actions involving a myriad of complex intellectual property issues including trademark and copyright infringement, trademark counterfeiting, trade secret misappropriation, false advertising, tortious interference with contractual relationships and unfair competition. Read more »