News & Results

July 18, 2021

Kathleen Devlin, Esq. Reappointed as Vice Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association Malpractice Insurance Special Committee

We are pleased to announce that the newly elected president of the New Jersey State Bar Association has reappointed Kathleen Devlin to serve as the Vice […]
July 12, 2021

KLRW Obtains Dismissal of Insurance Broker Malpractice Claim Brought by Injured Party Plaintiff

A bodily injury trip and fall plaintiff brought an action against a restaurant owner and premises owner for negligence. Subsequently, the injured party plaintiff amended her […]
July 1, 2021

Nick Guarino Obtains Summary Judgment in an Insurance Broker Malpractice Claim

Plaintiff’s insurance broker assisted plaintiff for years in obtaining a premises insurance policy. Plaintiff brought suit claiming that plaintiff would receive correspondence from the insurance broker […]
June 26, 2021

KLRW Obtains Dismissal for Product Manufacturer for Lack of Jurisdiction

Plaintiff was injured in the course of employment while using a laundry press. The laundry press was manufactured by an Illinois manufacturer. The equipment was sold […]
June 21, 2021

KLRW Obtains Dismissal with Prejudice of Defendant/Third-Party Plaintiff Claim of Engineer Malpractice Because No Affidavit of Merit Filed

In a condominium property damage and breach of contract lawsuit, a defendant contractor brought a third-party professional malpractice claim against the condominium’s engineer. The defendant/third-party plaintiff […]
June 16, 2021


Julia Talarick obtained a dismissal in Arbitration Forums, Inc. in favor of KLRW’s insurer client. There, the claimant insurer filed a demand for arbitration to recoup […]
June 11, 2021


Julia Talarick obtained summary judgment in favor of their client insurer against an insured in a motor vehicle property damage case. The Plaintiff-owner sued the alleged […]
June 5, 2021

Kathleen Devlin Moderated Seminars on Insurance Law and the Cannabis Industry and Insurance Coverage and COVID-19 Losses

Kathleen Devlin, the Chair of the Insurance Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association (“NJSBA”), moderated a seminar at the NJSBA Annual Convention on […]
February 8, 2021

KLRW Wins Summary Judgment in Pharmacy Malpractice Cases

Jim Lisovicz, Julia Talarick, and Kathleen Devlin were successful in obtaining summary judgment in two pharmacy malpractice cases. In both cases, the plaintiffs alleged that the […]
September 14, 2020


Julia Talarick and Kathleen Devlin obtained summary judgment in favor of their client insurer against an insured in an alleged domestic violence matter. The Plaintiff alleged […]
September 14, 2020

KLRW Prevails on Behalf of Insurance Company in Coverage Case Based on Assault and Battery Exclusion

Kevin Wolff and Kathleen Devlin recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of an insurer. The plaintiff initiated an action against a tavern and a bouncer. The […]
August 1, 2020

Kevin Wolff selected as Band 1 insurance coverage attorney by Chambers USA for 2020

The Firm is pleased to announce that Kevin Wolff has been selected as a Band 1 insurance coverage attorney by Chambers USA for 2020. That is […]
June 23, 2020

KLRW Succeeds in Second Department Order to Show Cause

Mike Chuven successfully defeated an order to show cause brought in the Second Department in an alleged professional malpractice case. After successfully obtaining dismissal of all […]
June 23, 2020

KLRW Prevails on Behalf of Professional Engineer in New York Labor Law Case

Mike Chuven and Nick Guarino obtained summary judgment and dismissal of all claims against a professional engineer in an alleged multi-million dollar bodily injury lawsuit arising […]
June 10, 2020

Kathleen Devlin Elected Chair of New Jersey Insurance Law Section and Appointed Vice Chair of Malpractice Insurance Special Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association

Kathleen Devlin was nominated and elected by her peers to serve as Chair of the Insurance Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association for […]

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August 9, 2022

KRLW Recovers $2,000,000+ for Insurer Client

After extensive briefing and a plenary hearing, a Middlesex County judge found that the defendant insurers must reimburse KLRW’s insurer client $2,000,000 plus interest for monies […]
May 18, 2022

Insurer Cannot Disclaim Coverage If It Does Not Prove that Insured’s Failure to Cooperate Caused Appreciable Prejudice

In KnightBrook Ins. Co. v. Tandazo-Calopina, ___ N.J. Super. ____ (App. Div. 2022), Carolina Tandazo-Calopina appealed from the grant of summary judgment to KnightBrook Insurance Company, […]
March 31, 2022

Three KLRW Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in 2022 Super Lawyers

Please join us in congratulating Kevin Wolff (Insurance Coverage), Jim Lisovicz (Defense Litigation) and Julia Talarick (Insurance Coverage), who were listed in the 2022 edition of […]
March 15, 2022

Law Division Rules that New Jersey Insurance Fair Conduct Act Applies Prospectively, Not Retroactively

On March 10, 2022, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, ruled in Mosquera v. Vasquez. (“Mosquera”), that the New Jersey Insurance Fair Conduct Act […]