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Firm Wins in New York’s Highest Court, Which Establishes New Rule for Individuals Injured By Uncontrolled Livestock in the Road

In a case that has changed the law in New York, New York State's highest court, the Court of Appeals held that owners of farm animals, and landowners who are responsible for keeping them contained, can be sued for negligence if the uncontrolled livestock cause an accident. Matthew H. McArdle, partner at Fischer, Bessette, Muldowney & Hunter, LLP, Read More

John J. Muldowney Managing Partner,
John J. Muldowney

Firm Obtains $2.76 Million Verdict for Worker Whose Hand Was Amputated By Construction Equipment

After an eight-day trial, a Franklin County jury awarded $2.75 million to Thomas Fisher of St. Regis Falls on May 10, 2013. Mr. Fisher was represented by attorney John Muldowney of Fischer, Bessette, Muldowney & Hunter, LLP, in Malone.

In, 2003 Mr. Fisher had his right (dominant) hand crushed by a concrete pump manufactured by Multiquip, Inc., a California construction equipment firm. Read More

Hotel Saranac Governor Cuomo with Managing Partner,
John J. Muldowney

Firm Successfully Represents Roedel Companies in Their Purchase of the Historic Hotel Saranac

Attorneys John J. Muldowney and Matt McArdle represented Roedel Companies, Inc. in their purchase of the historic Hotel Saranac, an anchor and centerpiece in the Village of Saranac Lake. Roedel Companies is a New Hampshire-based business that owns, operates and constructs hotels throughout the Eastern United States. With the assistance of a $5 Million grant facilitated through the Economic Development Corporation and the encouragement Read More

Additional News

  • Attorney John J. Muldowney named to Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum Read More
  • McArdle Establishes Franklin County Down Syndrome Society Read More
  • Richard Hunter Begins Second Term as Library Trustee Read More
  • Richard Hunter Elected Warden of Trinity Episcopal Church, Potsdam, New York Read More
  • Firm Sponsors National Champion and Olympic Ski Jumper, Peter Frenette Read More
  • John Muldowney Named Volunteer Coach for St. Lawrence University Football Team  Read More
  • James Bessette Receives State Bar Association Professionalism Award Read More