CG&P has secured a defense verdict on behalf of a machine rental company in a products liability action. The plaintiff, a landscape foreman, alleged that the company rented him a defective stump grinder that caused the amputation of his hand. The case was tried by CG&P partner, James P. Connors. The verdict, returned on May 14, 2012, followed a 2-week trial. , NY Supreme Court, Suffolk County, Arlen Spinner, J. A post-trial motion was successfully defended to preserve the defense verdict.