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Stone | Dean is a full service law firm focused on solving problems. We represent individuals and businesses in all aspects of litigation and business transactions. The firm’s partners have earned and maintain excellent reputations within the legal and business communities for their passion, integrity, and achievements. We service clients who are successful businesses, entrepreneurs, and high-net worth individuals with a myriad of issues involving business planning and formation, business litigation, trust and probate litigation, employment counseling and litigation, insurance analysis and coverage litigation, and security and premises issues. We fulfill our clients’ objectives by delivering quality legal services that exceed our clients’ expectations. We offer experienced, efficient and effective legal representation. Read More

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Deflategate Negated This article comes to you from our friends at Duffner Engineering — you can find the original post here. Thanks Duffner, we found it very interesting! On January 18, 2015, the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts played in the AFC Championship Football Game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts to determine which team …

The American Cancer Society Hosts Giants of Science Award Show Gregg Garfinkel, Esq. is proud to announce he will be speaking at the American Cancer Society’s Giants of Science Award Show benefiting cancer research. This award show promises to be a stellar night of celebration, discovery and gratitude for the innovators, leaders, and visionaries in the field …

Guard Against Age-Bias Suits When Downsizing This article comes to you from our friend Stephen Landsman, CPA at SquarMilner. You can find the original post here. Thanks for the insight, Stephen! While a bad economy may be one of the biggest reasons companies downsize, there are other reasons, including mergers and acquisitions, changes in management, and …

Unforeseeable Misfortune Owners of underground parking facilities where criminal attacks take place may not be liable absent evidence of prior similar Incidents. By Gregory Stone, Esq. & Gregg Garfinkel, Esq. Overturning a lower court decision, the California Supreme Court recently refused to impose liability on premises’ owners, based on the nature of the property where the …

A Day Late, A $100,000.00 Short By Gregg Garfinkel, Esq. The Carmack Amendment to the Interstate Commerce Act (49 U.S.C. 14706) authorizes interstate motor carriers to provide “reasonable” claims filing limitations on a shipper’s ability to obtain compensation for a property loss. Shippers of goods in interstate commerce (and their insurers) are well‑advised to familiarize …

Carmack The Magnificent: Understanding the Application, and Preemptive Ambit, of the Carmack Amendment to the Interstate Commerce Act By: Gregg Garfinkel, Esq. For more than a century, the Carmack Amendment to the Interstate Commerce Act (49 USC 14706) (“Carmack”) has governed the liability of motor carriers operating in interstate commerce. While the Congressional purpose in …

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