Gould + Ratner

Carson, Robert A.

  • Obtained defense summary judgment for tractor-trailer manufacturer in vehicle accident product liability claim.
  • Trial counsel in federal court suit obtaining permanent injunction in ADA and zoning case against municipality.
  • Trial counsel in Minneapolis jury trial in dispute between partners in real estate investment venture.
  • Obtained multimillion-dollar settlement for a family trust in breach of fiduciary duty suit against institutional trustee.
  • Obtained defense summary judgment in favor of tractor-trailer manufacturer in product liability and wrongful death claim arising from a rear-end highway collision.
  • Trial counsel in federal court action defending newspaper in multimillion-dollar defamation action.
  • Trial counsel in Cook County Circuit Court action for contractual indemnity for losses arising from construction site accident.
  • Trial counsel obtaining defense judgment in federal court business fraud lawsuit arising from $14-million sale of diesel utility-grade generators.
  • Trial counsel in a Cook County Circuit Court jury case representing a steel manufacturer, involving alleged defects in steel beams sold for use in a nuclear power plant.
  • Lead counsel in numerous arbitrations, including defending an Illinois coal producer in several arbitrations brought by a public utility under a long-term supply agreement.
  • Trial counsel in U.S. Bankruptcy Court dispute over insurance coverage for historical asbestos exposure.