Summary Judgment Affirmed Dismissing Claims of Respondeat Supeior and Negligent Hiring and Supervision
The Second Department affirmed the order awarding summary judgment to the building owners and managers in a case where plaintiffs alleged that the building superintendent threw drain cleaner on them . . .
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, . . .
Summary Judgment: No prejudice standard applies when insured timely reports a claim but gives late notice of subsequent suit
If an insured gives its commercial general liability insurer timely notice of an occurrence, but late notice of the subsequent tort suit against the insured, should the insurer be entitled to deny . . .
Appellate Courts Find Non-Appealing Parties To Be Unappealing.
The New York Law Journal has published an article by Harry Steinberg, entitled “Appellate Courts Find Non-Appealing Parties To Be Unappealing.” The article . . .
Defense Verdict: Beata M. Newman Scarpulla as Administrator of the Estate of Don. A. Scarpulla v. Roland D. Williams
Beata M. Newman Scarpulla as Administrator of the Estate of Don. A. Scarpulla v. Roland D. Williams
Facts & Allegations . . .
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 . . .
Thomas Coppola recently prevailed with respect to a summary judgment motion before Justice James of the New York Supreme Court.
Thomas Coppola recently prevailed with respect to a summary judgment motion before Justice James of the New York Supreme Court. In this subrogation action, Plaintiff sought approximately $2 million . . .
LSKD Attorneys Present ALFA Mini Seminar to Penske Truck Leasing and Gallagher Bassett Claims and Litigation Teams!
On Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Felice Cotignola, Allyson Belmont and John DeMatteo spoke at an Alfa Mini Seminar on Best Practices For Handling Trucking Claims and Litigation. The seminar was held at the . . .
LSKD Attorneys Present At Retail Industry Leaders Association.
On April 8, 2014, Mike McDonagh and Tom Backis gave a seminar on recent trends in the litigation of security-related claims at the Retail Industry Leaders Associationís Retail Asset Protection Conference . . .
Ana Jocelyn Pena v. Penny Lane Realty Inc. Index No. 303202/11 Bronx Supreme Court
The plaintiff was assaulted by an intruder in the lobby or vestibule of her apartment building, which was located at 1164 Cromwell Avenue, Bronx, NY and owned by Penny Lane. The plaintiff alleged that . . .
A defense verdict was rendered in the case of Frederick v. GM Sheet Metal.
On 2/21/14 a defense verdict was rendered in the case of Frederick v. GM Sheet Metal. Mr. Frederick, a pedestrian, sustained a traumatic brain injury as the result of a motor vehicle accident involving . . .
Lester Schwab Attorneys Speak At NFI in Cherry Hill.
On February 20, 2014, Felice Cotignola, Allyson Belmont and John Dematteo spoke before a large group of claims and legal counsel at National Freight Industries in Cherry Hill NJ. The presentation was . . .
Paul Kassirer has been invited to join the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.
Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer is pleased to announce that Paul Kassirer has been invited to join the prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. The CLM is a nonpartisan alliance comprised of . . .