Brian C. Axt Partner

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Brian Axt focuses his practice on products liability, insurance coverage, professional liability, construction, defect, transportation defense, bodily injury defense, automobile liability, and general civil litigation. Prior to joining Resnick & Louis, he practiced in the State of New York where he handled complex construction accident, personal injury, premises, motor vehicle and products liability cases.

While in law school, Brian was on the Dean’s List for three semesters, was a member of the school’s National Trial Team and was also an Associate Editor of the Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology. Upon graduation, Brian was inducted into Albany Law School’s Justinian Society for students who graduate with honors.

Brian has obtained the dismissal of several cases on pre-trial motions in both State and Federal Court and has also achieved excellent results while representing his clients at arbitration, mediation and trial. Brian has tried & arbitrated numerous insurance cases and also has extensive experience handling wrongful death matters and representing business managers, insurance brokers and agents in professional liability, insurance and business litigation matters.

Respresentative Cases

Obtained summary judgement, costs and the dismissal of all claims on behalf of the manufacturer of an oil lubrication system in a products liability action that involved a fire occuring in a harvester that resulted in the total loss of the harvester.

Obtained a defense verdict on behalf of corporate client at arbitration that involved allegations of negligence in causing a motor vehicle accident.

Obtained a defense verdict on behalf of corporate client at the trial of a property damage action that involved allegations of negligently disposing of a motor vehicle at a recycling facility.

Obtained summary judgment and the dismissal of a breach of contract action that was based upon the failure to pay a termination fee pursuant to a commercial lease.

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a general contractor on its contractual indemnification claim against its hired subcontractor, including the reimbursement of $90,000 in attorneys’ fees in a construction litigation action.