Major Cases

7/5/2017
LSKD OBTAINS DEFENSE VERDICT IN PINEDA VS. BYRNE DAIRY

LSKD OBTAINS DEFENSE VERDICT IN PINEDA VS. BYRNE DAIRY

Alfredo Alvarado was retained through an ALFA partner to assist in the trial of this ...[more]



5/2/2017
LSK&D conducted a successful defense in Tabak v. Shaw Industries, Inc.

LSK&D conducted a successful defense in Tabak v. Shaw Industries, Inc., – A.D.3d –, 2017 NY Slip Op 03213 (2d Dept., April 26, ...[more]



5/2/2017
LSK&D successfully represented the defendants in Anthony Torres v. Bd. of Ed.

LSK&D successfully represented the defendants in Anthony Torres v. Bd. of Ed.  In the underlying litigation in King’s County ...[more]



12/8/2016
LSKD Wins It Big for Wendy's!

Congratulations!

Thanks to the outstanding work of the LSKD team of Dan Kotler, Allyson Belmont and Felice Cotignola, ...[more]



7/1/2016
VICTORY ON APPEALS

VICTORY ON APPEALS

Congratulations

Ellen Nimaroff for victory on the following ...[more]



4/14/2016
Be Vigilant When It Comes to Deposition CorrectionsThis article is in PDF format

A short, snappy decision issued on March 30 by the Appellate Division, Second Department, stimulated this article. The appellate ...[more]



3/24/2016
Summary judgment awarded in slip and fall case

Summary judgment awarded in slip and fall case

A Supreme Court, Kings County, judge granted a cleaning contractor's ...[more]



3/18/2016
A Defense Verdict: Diego Beekman Mutual Housing Association HDFC v. Dish Network L.L.C.This article is in PDF format

Plaintiff alleges substantial damage to its buildings as a result of the improper installation of Defendants’ respective satellite dishes. Specifically, ...[more]



2/9/2016
Appellate Division Reverses Denial of Summary Judgment in Elevator Misleveling Case

Appellate Division Reverses Denial of Summary Judgment in Elevator Misleveling Case

The Appellate Division has reversed ...[more]



12/18/2015
Dog's Bark Was Not Worse Than His Bite: Lester Schwab Obtains Affirmance of Dismissal of Dog-Attack Case

Appellate Unit Good News

Dog’s Bark Was Not Worse Than His Bite:  Lester Schwab Obtains Affirmance ...[more]



10/16/2015
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 ...[more]



9/8/2015
Defense Verdict: Beata M. Newman Scarpulla as Administrator of the Estate of Don. A. Scarpulla v. Roland D. Williams

Defense Verdict

Beata M. Newman Scarpulla as Administrator of the Estate of Don. A. Scarpulla v. Roland ...[more]



5/9/2014
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 ...[more]



3/20/2014
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 ...[more]


2/21/2014
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 ...[more]


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