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Kornblum Closes on a Refinance for Signature Bank
April 19, 2017

Yaron Kornblum closed a $8.15 million refinance transaction with Signature Bank for properties located at 3001 Briggs Avenue, Bronx, NY, 215 Lenox Road, Brooklyn, NY, 301 Brightwater Court, Brooklyn, NY, 835 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY and 930 Winthrop Street, Brooklyn, NY.


Bushwack, Richman and LiPetri Obtain Stipulation of Discontinuance with Prejudice
April 19, 2017

Bushwack, Richman and LiPetri obtained a Stipulation of Discontinuance with Prejudice in a dental malpractice case involving claims brought against the Division Director at a University Dental Clinic.  Plaintiffs’ counsel claimed that the dental residents, who were under the supervision of the Program Director, committed dental practice in their management and treatment of the plaintiff.  …
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Rivkin Named an Emerging Leader by Hofstra Law
April 19, 2017

Diana Rivkin has been named an Emerging Leader by Hofstra Law for 2017. This recognition celebrates women who have made meaningful and inspiring contributions to the legal community. Diana is active in not-for-profit organizations that focus on the advancement of women as well as the protection of survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Diana …
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Second Circuit Rejects Secret-Cookie Suit
April 21, 2017

By now, anyone who uses a cell phone or other method to access the Internet—virtually everyone—has heard of “cookies” intended to track their online activities. Many individuals who object to tracking take steps to block cookies through privacy settings on their web browsers and other technologies. However, in a decision with important implications for those …
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Multiple Sales of Tabletop Torches Were Multiple Occurrences
April 21, 2017

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio has ruled that multiple sales of tabletop torches amounted to separate occurrences for purposes of triggering the torch seller’s excess insurance policy. The Case Several lawsuits were filed against Big Lots Stores, Inc., by plaintiffs in Illinois, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Texas alleging that they had …
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Losses Allegedly Caused by Debit Card Holders’ Use of Phones Rather Than Computers Were Not Covered by Policy’s Computer Fraud Provisions
April 21, 2017

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has ruled that a company that claimed it suffered losses resulting from the use of telephones to access its processing system could not recover from its insurer for “computer fraud.” The Case InComm Holdings, Inc., and Interactive Communications International, Inc. (together, “InComm”) provided a service …
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