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Peter Clifford’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • Rhoades v. Walsh et al

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    settlement
    Description:
    Rhoades v. Walsh et al,- construction accident / crush injury, $1.0 million settlement with tortfeasor; plaintiff also took assignment of rights of insured against homeowner's carrier, with future action pending; (2008);
  • Maskarinetz v. Allstate Insurance

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    plaintiff's verdict
    Description:
    Maskarinetz v. Allstate Insurance- pedestrian crossing outside of crosswalk struck by uninsured driver. Soft tissue injuries, with medical bills of $3,300. Verdict of $175,000 (2007);
  • Elliott v. Hanover Insurance

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Outcome:
    plaintiff's verdict, affirmed on appeal;
    Description:
    Elliott v. Castonguay, Premises liability, leg injury- plaintiff stepped in hot molten metal at junkyard. $326,000; (1996); A subsequent reach and apply action, Elliott v. Hanover Insurance Co. recognized claim against insurer for a failure to defend insured. 1998 ME 138, 711 A2d 1310;
  • Spottiswoode v. Levine

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Outcome:
    plaintiff's verdict, affirmed on appeal
    Description:
    Spottiswoode v. Levine; verdict for $135,000, reported at 1999 ME 79, 730 A.2d 166 (joint guarantors each liable for pro-rata share on guaranty); affirmed on appeal;
  • Wilson v Bodnar, et al, US District Court, Maine, 2010

    Practice Area:
    Financial Markets and Services
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Outcome:
    Court held Maine's statute of limitations for discovery of fraud had not expired.
    Description:
    Elderly widow alleged that her longtime financial advisor had "churned" her account, in breach of his fiduciary duties. Relationship ended more than six years previously but the alleged fraud was discovered before expiration of statute of limitations. Decision in favor of widow.