Defense Verdict

Jeffrey Van Etten
Defense verdict received following a three week trial in Supreme Court, Bronx County, in an automobile (garbage truck) pedestrian knock down. Plaintiff, a union stagehand, underwent seven surgical procedures including recent insertion of elbow prosthesis after he spent four years without an...
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Insurance Coverage

Amara S. Faulkner
Our client, plaintiff’s employer, was granted summary judgment wherein the state court found that the contractual indemnification provision contained within the contract between the employer and the general contractor was in violation of the New York General Obligations Law.

Civil Rights

Thaddeus J. Rozanski
New York State Appellate Division, 2nd Department, affirmed summary judgment dismissal of the state court’s action sounding in religious discrimination and due process violations.

Real Property Dispute

James C. Clerkin
Our client was granted dismissal of plaintiff’s complaint in this Federal Court property dispute litigation. Judge Baer agreed that the Rooker-Feldman Doctrine precluded the Federal District Court from exercising subject matter jurisdiction where the litigation sought to review final State Court determinations.

Labor Law

Jeffrey Van Etten
In Supreme Court, Kings County, summary judgment was granted on third-party claims for common law indemnification against employer in wrongful death case involving union iron worker who was trapped and pinned under 2000 lbs. of glass/palette of windows. While plaintiff was awarded...
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Medical Malpractice

Douglas P. Perry
In a wrongful death action, we won summary judgment for a pulmonary specialist and his practice where plaintiff alleged negligent management of a cardiac condition, including a lack of informed consent.