Insurance Résumé



Neylon O’Brien, PA, was organized in 1981, by John Neylon, its proprietor. The Firm carries malpractice insurance in the amount of two million ($2,000,000.00) dollars. The Firm employs law clerks and paralegals and consults with other competent attorneys in special matters.

Significant pre-judgment injunctive relief obtained in equity and secured creditor matters, reach and apply actions, pre-judgment attachments and special attachments, prosecution setting aside fraudulent transfers.

Title insurance defense, clean up of defective titles, product liability defense for self insurers, professional liability defense (accountants and attorneys) and related subrogation matters, including prosecuting professional liability claims for insurers (engineers , architects, and attorneys).

Represented two national insurers in state court subrogation and deductible matters; represents other insurers on an ad hoc basis; Motor vehicle personal injury, property damage, product liability. Formerly, the firm handled taxi cab property damage claims (plaintiff and defendant). Third party actions under workers compensation statute (M.G.L. C. 152, s. 15) are prosecuted for referring counsel and insurers. State Appellate and Federal Court work for Self Insurers under Mass. C.152 (Municipalities and other Self Insured Institutions).

Trial, Appeal, dispositive motions and disposition of numerous professional liability (Accountant and attorney) matters for several national insurers.

Construction site injury and premises liability actions. Mechanics lien, private and public construction contract litigation. Fidelity Bond litigation and subrogation actions emanating therefrom.

Briefed, argued, and succeeded in convincing Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to abandon “Sutton” rule re: implied co-insured status of commercial tenants. See article , 435 Mass 772 (2002). Brief from later case where insurer prevailed in trial court is also available on website, see Seaco v. Sullivan, 2003 P 471.

Mortgage foreclosure and deficiency actions, conducting liquidation sales, experience as Chapter 7 trustee/receiver for purposes of liquidation of businesses and real estate.

Numerous matters under Articles 2, 2A, 3, 4, 6, 8, & 9, of the uniform commercial code (M.G.L. c. 106), the bankruptcy code (11USC) former Uniform Fraudulent Conveyance Act, and Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (M.G.L. c. 109A).

Business and Real Estate Litigation including prosecution and defense of numerous specific performance suits and successful defense of appeals therefrom. Effective utilization upon direct and cross examination of various medical, meteorological, scientific, construction industry, architectural, engineering, accounting, business valuation, real estate appraisal, title and forensic medicine and treating medical expert witnesses. Effective management and correlation of data and utilization of documentary evidence and summaries at trial.

John G. Neylon has been practicing law in Massachusetts since 1973, and his practice includes civil litigation in all State and Federal trial and Appellate Courts in the Commonwealth. His litigation practice includes institutional, bank, corporate and insurance clients as well as individuals. He was educated at Boston College and its Law School and holds an L.L.M. Degree from Boston University. He is also a licensed CPA.

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