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Kenneth Evan Chyten

Kenneth Chyten’s Legal Cases

4 total

  • A/R Capital, LLC v. Good Nite Inn, Inc., et al.

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Outcome:
    Judgment in favor of defendants.
    Description:
    Plaintiff sued for an alleged fraud in connection with a purported agreement to develop and operate hotel properties. Defendant propounded extensive written discovery, including interrogatories and document requests, and took plaintiffs' depositions. After plaintiff failed to provide proper responses to defendant's written discovery, or proper answers in deposition, defendant made motions to compel that were granted by the court. Defedndant failed to comply with the court orders, and defendant made a motion for terminating sanctions. Defendant's motion for terminating sanctions was granted, and the entire matter was dismissed, with prejudice. This order was then affirmed on appeal. As a result of these rulings, plaintiff's case was dismissed without a trial.
  • Cantwell-Anderson v. Patrick Garofalo, Esq.

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Outcome:
    $500,000.00 judgment for Garofalo.
    Description:
    Attorney Patrick Garofalo rendered legal services to a development company who then refused to pay for his services.The development company sued Garofalo for alleged malfeasance, and Garofalo cross-complained for his unpaid attroney's fees in the amount of $500,000.00. After a protracted jury trial, judgment was rendered in favor of Garofalo on defendant's complaint against him, and $500,000.00 was awarded to Garofalo on his cross-complaint against his former client.
  • Zehil v. Alistair Duncan

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Outcome:
    Judgment for Alistair Duncan.
    Description:
    An art dealer in Beverly Hills sued Alistair Duncan in California Federal Court for the alleged interference with a contract to sell expensive works of art and for other alleged transgressions. The Federal Court granted Alistair Duncan's motion for summary judgment, and dismissed the action against him in its entirety.
  • Zehil v. Alistair Duncan

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Outcome:
    Judgment for defendant, Alistair Duncan.
    Description:
    An art dealer in Beverly Hills sued Alistair Duncan in New York Supreme Court for alleged fraud and other transgressions in connection with the sale of expensive works of art. The state court case was tried before a jury in downtown NYC. At the conclusion of the jury trial, the New York Supreme Court granted defendant Alistair Duncan's motion for directed verdict, and dismissed the action against him in its entirety.