Recent Legal News

Not everything an attorney does in the course and scope of representing a client is covered by the attorney-client privilege

Not everything an attorney does in the course and scope of representing a client is covered by the attorney-client privilege. In an article published by the New York Law Journal on October 16, 2015,, Harry Steinberg, who heads Lester Schwab's...
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Publications & Speeches

PRODUCTS LIABILITY - - ALTERNATIVE LIABILITY

Defendants Coast Distribution and Land 'N' Sea Midwest, Inc., distributors of a Wego Kite Tube which injured plaintiff, are not entitled to summary judgment even though it "was impossible to identify which one of them distributed to Cargo [the seller], the Wego Kite Tube plaintiff purchased:...
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Cases

Be Vigilant When It Comes to Deposition Corrections

A short, snappy decision issued on March 30 by the Appellate Division, Second Department, stimulated this article. The appellate panel, in Torres v. Board of Education of City of New York, held that errata sheets attempting to correct testimony in plaintiffs deposition transcript should have been struck...
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