The Cuyahoga Heights school district is suing to get back more than $4 million that a state audit said was stolen by Joseph Palazzo, the district’s former technology director. The civil suit, filed Tuesday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, targets Palazzo, his brother Dominick and 22 other businesses and individuals. “This is the initial…Details
Lincoln Financial Advisors Corp. must pay $2 million to a broker who alleged that his company fired him and then damaged his professional reputation, a securities arbitration panel ruled Wednesday. Jeffrey A. Concepcion, 45, a veteran broker and manager for Lincoln Financial Advisors, alleged he was fired after having arranged a business venture on behalf…Details
In a federal jury trial presided over by the Honorable James S. Gwin, Shannon Polk and Daniel Connell obtained a $284,600.00 verdict in favor of The Lincoln Electric Company in a commerical dispute against MPM Technologies, Inc. involving claims of breach of contract and breach of warranty. The federal lawsuit, which was pending in the United States District Court for…Details
Richard Haber recently secured a $3,632,720 opinion on behalf of his client, NorthPoint Properties, Inc. in a fraudulent concealment case against Charter One Bank. View PDF version of Journal Entry and Opinion.
Shannon Polk, Andrew Kabat, and Daniel Connell recently prevailed at a FINRA arbitration on behalf of their client, Jeffrey Concepcion, a prominent Cleveland financial advisor, against his former employer, Lincoln Financial Advisors, in the matter of Jeffrey Concepcion v. Lincoln Financial Advisors, et al., FINRA Case No. 08-04833. Mr. Concepcion was terminated from his employment by Lincoln Financial…Details
Haber Polk Kabat, LLP strikes again! In a federal copyright infringement case filed on behalf of a local newsreporter, Andy Kabat and Bradley Barmen, obtained a jury verdict against LFP, Inc. The jury specifically found that Defendants’ Good Faith/Advice of Counsel defense to Plaintiffs’ copyright infringement claim was inapplicable. The federal lawsuit, which was filed in the United…Details