In his career, Chris has defended product liability lawsuits brought against one of the nation's largest crane manufactures and freezer manufacturers. His representation extends to some the nation's largest insurance companies as well as a large brokerage firm.
Chris received his juris doctor from Widener University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Pittsburgh. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York.
•Defending Real Estate Agents, Title Agents and Home Inspectors, PLDF Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, October, 2018
•Expert Witnesses - Using New Jersey Court Rules To Your Advantage, National Business Institute, Newark, NJ, November 2015
•Top Ten Ways to Keep Your PL Claims Professional Happy , PLDF Annual Conference and CLE/CEU Presentation, Washington, DC, September, 2014
•Ethical Claim Negotiations, CEU Institute, Parsippany, NJ, January 2014
•Primer on Claims and Risk Management Issues for Real Estate Agents and Home Inspectors, PLDF Annual Conference and CLE/CEU Presentation, Chicago, IL, October 2013
•Liabilities and Obligations for Real Estate Professionals, Lorman Education Services, September 2012
Year Joined Organization: 2012
• Playing Outside: NJ Landowners' Liability Act Protects Personal Injury Defendants, New Jersey Law Journal, September 18, 2014
Marshall Dennehey Announces New Shareholders and Special Counsel
January 4, 2016
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin is pleased to announce that 14 attorneys were elected shareholders of the firm at the annual shareholders' meeting held December 8 in Philadelphia. The new shareholders, listed by office, are as follows. Philadelphia, PA: Jason W. Bialker, member of...
Christopher Block Elected Chair of Real Estate Committee at Professional Liability Defense Federation
January 8, 2014
Christopher B. Block, special counsel in the Roseland office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, has been elected Chair of the Real Estate Committee of the Professional Liability Defense Federation (PLDF). Founded in 2007, the PLDF is a national, not-for-profit organization for...
Playing Outside: N.J. Landowners’ Liability Act Protects PI Defendants
Articles • September 18, 2014
Rock Climbing Liability Waiver Found Enforceable.
Apr 11, 2019
We obtained summary judgment on behalf of a rock climbing center. ?The plaintiff, a certified climber, was injured when she fell from a 25-foot rock-climbing wall at our client's facility. After reaching the summit of the wall, she pushed off to...
NY Supreme Court Sides With Defense in Home Inspection Case
Jun 8, 2015
Obtained summary judgment in the Supreme Court of Westchester County, New York, on behalf of our client, a home inspection company. The case involved claims for negligent home inspection, gross negligence and fraud as a result of the plaintiffs...
Associations & Memberships
•American Bar Association
•Essex County Bar Association
•New Jersey Bar Association
•New York Bar Association
•Professional Liability Defense Federation (PLDF), Director of Membership Development