Representative Cases

Software Companies

In litigation encompassing both coasts, situated primarily in U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts; Jantzen & Associates, P.C. obtained a $1.2 Million Dollar settlement in conjunction with SAP software litigation brought by a large oncology equipment manufacturer against the firm's client, a small Massachusetts-based SAP installation company. Handling the liability defense, the counterclaim and the concomitant insurance coverages, Jantzen & Associates deftly defended the underlying case resulting in no recovery for the plaintiff and simultaneously constructed a $1.2 Million Dollar settlement to be paid by the client's own insurer to the client(!); pursuant to a professional liability policy. This "Bet The Farm" litigation resulted in the salvation of the small SAP Massachusetts-based provider, which still thrives to this date.

We obtained $70,000 settlement recovery for small accounting software company seeking past due invoices.

Our firm represented a small software company in dispute with MLB over licensing fees for use of proprietary software.

Our firm defended a small technology startup in contested lease arrangement action.

We drafted terms of use for novel networking website for parents of disabled children.

Financial Institutions

Our firm has represented a community small bank during litigation to ensure that patron's banking records were protected.

We Regularly represented small and medium sized lenders in real estate conveyancing and financing transactions.

Small Business Owners in Employment and Wage Act Disputes

Represented small commercial print business in employment contract dispute with former employee.

Small Business Owners in Contract Disputes

Assisted in negotiation of confidentiality agreement in connection with licensing sporting goods product.

Pursued collection action on behalf of Contract Research Organization against company that failed to pay invoices.

Non-Profits

In JGMCJ Corporation v. Goodwill of Merrimack Valley, Inc. et al., 155 N.H. 452 (2007), the Supreme Court of New Hampshire, Case No. 2006-0558, Attorney Jantzen of Jantzen & Associates successfully defended the officers and directors of Goodwill of Merrimack Valley, Inc. and related entities against claims of misfeasance and malfeasance under a D&O Policy, issued by a world-wide insurer under a reservation of rights. Facing a $5 Million Dollar claim, Jantzen & Associates obtained Summary Judgment in the New Hampshire Superior Court, which was later upheld by the New Hampshire Supreme Court, after oral argument. (Brief available upon request).

Insurers and Self-Insureds in Litigation

Our company successfully defended 36 straight breach of contract actions/93A actions brought against its insurance client in the District Courts of Lowell, Newburyport, Salem and Lynn, by interposing a unique evidentiary defense, which plaintiff counsel could not overcome in all 36 cases. Several of the cases were appealed to the Massachusetts Appellate Division, where the underlying trial court justice's decisions were upheld.