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

Eric A. Portuguese Presents at the New York State Bar Association Seminar

Eric A. Portuguese presents at the New York State Bar Association Seminar "Insurance Coverage 2016: Recent Cases, Hot Issues, and Advanced Topics" in New York City. His particular topic, as part of a full day seminar, was Excess and Surplus Lines Insurance. This is an overview type lecture which was...
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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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