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Vicki Kuftic Horne
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Vicki Horne’s Legal Cases

7 total

  • Employeesl v. BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC

    Practice Area:
    Wrongful Termination
    Date:
    Jun 14, 2011
    Outcome:
    Award for Claimants - $1,509,609
    Description:
    Following a week-long hearing, FINRA arbitrators awarded over $1.5 million in damages to three former BNY Mellon Capital Markets employees for wrongful discharge and defamation and ordered the Claimants’ Form U-4 and U-5 reports be expunged and corrected. Claimants asserted that BNY knew of and approved their trading activities to assist a customer to repurchase its own Auction Rate Securities.
  • Collincini v. Honeywell, Inc.,

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1991
    Outcome:
    Verdict for Plaintiff, including $400,000 in punitive damages.
    Description:
    Case tried to verdict on intentional interference with contract by former employer against salesman. Certiorari denied by United States Supreme Court. Judgment recovered.
  • Steinmetz and Triangle Welding Co., Inc. v. Criscella Construction, et.al.

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Nov 01, 1991
    Outcome:
    Jury Verdict for Plaintiff >$900,000
    Description:
    A verdict of over $900,000.00 was obtained in this contract claim arising from construction damage to business property. More than $500,000.00 of the award represented future lost profits. Judgment with prejudgment interest recovered.
  • Knuth v. General Electric Co.

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1995
    Outcome:
    Jury Verdict for Plaintiff $940,000
    Description:
    This personal injury case resulted in a verdict of $940,000.00 (before pre-judgment interest) to a journeyman plumber injured in a fall from a loading dock roof.
  • Kovacs v. Magee Womens Hospital, et al,

    Practice Area:
    Wrongful Termination
    Date:
    Nov 20, 2008
    Outcome:
    Settled during jury trial.
    Description:
    Whistleblower and defamation complaint by a secretary who claimed discharge in retaliation for reporting unethical and unsafe practices. Case was reported on by the Pittsburgh Tribune Review. Articles can be found at: triblive.com (search Kovacs and Magee)
  • Physician v. EMAP

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2007
    Outcome:
    Settled with Defendant Employer
    Description:
    Western District of Pennsylvania (2007). Equal Pay Act, Title VII, Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law and other claims related to unfair compensation of Emergency Medicine physician resulted in a settlement with the defendant employer.
  • MacDonald v. Fidelity Brokerage Services,

    Practice Area:
    Securities & Investment Fraud
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2008
    Outcome:
    Case settled.
    Description:
    Securities fraud, violations of Pennsylvania Consumer Protection Law, and related claims for misappropriation of investor funds of elderly investor.