Mr. Falasco's practice focuses on real estate litigation, product liability, class actions, and appeals.
Mr. Falasco was part of the trial team that obtained a defense verdict for two pesticide manufacturers in a case brought by farmers alleging crop damage from widespread drift over several Northeast Arkansas counties. Mr. Falasco's experience includes serving as lead trial counsel in putative class actions related to improper mortgage practices. In addition, he has successfully helped property developers overcome highly-contested development plans before local cities and has represented landowners in lawsuits to establish and protect ingress and egress rights to property. Mr. Falasco has served as trial counsel in numerous condemnation matters and has retained full-price judgments. Mr. Falasco has been lead trial counsel for national companies in cases alleging violations of franchising acts and deceptive trade practices. Mr. Falasco has represented clients in matters before numerous administrative agencies, including the Arkansas State Medical Board, the Arkansas State Board of Optometry, the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, the Arkansas Insurance Department, the Arkansas Motor Vehicle Commission, and the Arkansas State Board of Collection Agencies.
R. Gail Burns, et al. v. Universal Crop Protection Alliance, Nufarm Americas, Inc., et al. — Successfully represented two pesticide-formulator cilents in a bellwether trial concerning allegations of crop damage due to widespread pesticide drift over several Northeast Arkansas counties. The plaintiffs sought more than $4 million in compensatory damages for claims based on allegations of negligence and strict liability. The plaintiffs' claim for punitive damages was dismissed on directed verdict by the court. After hearing nearly four weeks of testimony and deliberating for approximately five hours, the jury found in favor of all defendants.
Cato v. Craighead County Circuit Court, 2009 Ark. 334, 322 S.W.3d 484 — Upholding statute providing members of the organized militia to be exempt from civil process while going to, remaining at, or returning from any place they may be required to attend for military duty.