On March 29, 2017 Partner David Rutherford and New York Associate Diana Mulderig obtained a defense verdict following a two week trial in Superior Court in Middlesex County, New Jersey. The plaintiff alleged that he suffered a permanent knee injury and resulting inability to work, along with PTSD, due to a fall he suffered, which resulted from an inadequate plumbing and sewer design in a shopping center. R & C represented both the tenant and shopping center owner.