10.01.2012US District Court dismisses RICO lawsuit brought against president and other senior officer of health industry client. Court finds claim to be not plausible under strict Iqbal pleading standards.
04.30.2012Puerto Rico Court of Appeals confirms trial court dismissal of workmen's compensation discrimination claim obtained against former employee of major electrical components manufacturing client.
01.11.2012First Circuit Court of Appeals dismisses RICO appellate case in favor of senior official of major banking client pursuant to stipulationt for voluntary dismissal, with prejudice, conceded by appellant.
12.15.2011Myriam Matos is sworn in as President of the Association of Labor Relations Practitioners for 2012 at ceremony held at Antonio's Restaurant honoring U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Domínguez with Raymond J. Compton Lifetime Achievement Award.
11.23.2011Court of First Instance in San Juan dismisses Puerto Rico Act 77 antitrust claim in favor of major petroleum products client.
11.10.2011Russell Del Toro and Roberto Santana are featured speakers at 3rd Annual Labor and Employment Law Conference (Seminar on Litigation of Labor and Employment Law Claims) at the Conrad Hotel in Condado, Puerto Rico.
10.04.2011 Workmen's compensation statutory discrimination claim dismissed by trial court in favor of major electrical components manufacturing client in wrongful termination scenario. Court finds employee's termination was unrelated to medical leave of absence, even if termination was otherwise unlawful and that employee had no right to reservation of employment.
06.17.2011Puerto Rico Supreme Court grants writ of certiorari to revise Court of Appeals decision in interpretation of Puerto Rico Act 80 seniority in the employment dispute. Court to ultimately decide retention order of preference between seniority in job classification vs. seniority in the company.
06.14.2011Del Toro & Santana prevails at trial of Puerto Rico Act 80 unjustified dismissal claim, coupled with gender discrimination and libel actions, held at Court of First Instance in Arecibo, Puerto Rico in successful defense of major electrical switches manufacturing client.
12.10.2010Puerto Rico Supreme Court declines to revise Court of Appeals decision in favor of banking client in successful defense of bona fide third-party mortgagor for value and without knowledge defense.
09.24.2010Russell Del Toro appointed to chair the Earl Kintner Award Committee at 2010 Federal Bar Association National Convention in New Orleans. 05.06.2010 Del Toro & Santana prevails in Court of Appeals decision in successful defense of Puerto Rico's largest banking institution.
03.15.2010 Berenice Bellotti rejoins Del Toro & Santana after serving as Assistant Secretary of the Puerto Rico Treasury Department in charge of Legal Affairs.
Established in 1984, Del Toro & Santana is dedicated to serving national and local clients. With a broad range of litigation and legal counseling experience, for over 25 years Del Toro & Santana, listed in Martindale-Hubbell's Directory of Preeminent Lawyers, has consistently prevailed in the cases it has handled for a number of industrial and commercial firms, financial institutions and individuals before Federal and State courts and numerous administrative agencies. Our team of experienced and talented attorneys is composed by a select group of professionals with long-term field work and trial management expertise.
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