Recent News - Avigael C. Fyman


Wilck and Fyman Successfully Defeat Claims Against Accountant
December 7, 2017 | David S. Wilck | Avigael C. Fyman | Professional Liability
David Wilck and Avigael Fyman obtained a successful result on behalf of their client, an accountant, in an action alleging claims for malpractice and fraud.  After the plaintiffs’ claims against their client were discontinued, Wilck and Fyman successfully opposed the co-defendants’ motion to amend their answer and bring the accountant back into the litigation via …
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DiGennaro and Fyman Obtain Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Claim
October 4, 2017 | Janice J. DiGennaro | Avigael C. Fyman | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro and Avigael Fyman secured dismissal of a legal malpractice claim predicated upon flawed Medicaid planning, which essentially left the elderly plaintiffs vulnerable to Medicaid clawback after one of them required nursing home care.  Despite very sympathetic plaintiffs and real errors by the attorney defendant, the Court agreed with our argument that the claims …
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Rivkin Radler Elects 6 New Partners
January 1, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Professional Liability | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Directors & Officers Liability | General Liability | Insurance Coverage | Insurance Fraud | Intellectual Property
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Avigael Fyman, Ryan Goldberg, Matthew Lampert, Robert Maloney, Sean McAloon and Frank Misiti have been elected Partners. “These attorneys are exceptionally talented, and we are proud to call them our partners.  In addition to their impressive legal accomplishments, they are active …
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DiGennaro and Fyman Victorious in Dismissal of Defamation Lawsuit
December 6, 2016 | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro and Avigael Fyman prevailed on their motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging claims of defamation, injurious falsehood, and prima facie tort against their client, a home inspector, who inadvertently got caught in the cross-hairs of an ugly divorce.  While the Plaintiff, himself an attorney, claimed that he had been severely damaged as a …
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3 Rivkin Radler Attorneys Receive Leadership in Law Awards
November 1, 2016 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Directors & Officers Liability | Health Services | Trusts & Estates | Professional Liability | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Rivkin Radler is proud to announce that Christopher J. Kutner, Albert W. Petraglia and Avigael C. Fyman have received Long Island Business News’ Leadership in Law Award, in the categories of Partner, Counsel and Associate, respectively.  This honor recognizes individuals who demonstrate dedication, hard work, skill, tenacity and excellence, as well as leadership qualities in both …
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Fyman offers closing remarks at Harvard Law Women’s Alliance event
June 21, 2016 | Professional Liability | Directors & Officers Liability
Avigael Fyman attended and offered the closing remarks at the Harvard Law School Women’s Alliance event featuring the Hon. Sondra M. Miller in honor of Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye. The Harvard Law School Women’s Alliance is an organization for the women graduates of Harvard Law School to come together to foster community, networking, and continuing …
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DiGennaro and Fyman Victorious in Ray v. Watnick
April 4, 2016 | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro and Avigael Fyman were victorious in a motion to dismiss claims under Judiciary Law Section 487 brought against our attorney clients in Ray v. Watnick. Section 487 makes it a misdemeanor for an attorney to engage in any deceit of a court and also provides for the recovery of treble damages.  The motion …
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Fyman presents webinar
November 17, 2015 | Professional Liability | Complex Torts & Product Liability
Avigael Fyman, an Associate in the Firm’s Product Liability & Toxic Tort and Professional Liablity Practice Groups, has presented a webinar entitled, “Writing A Better Brief.”  …
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Wilck and Fyman Victorious
March 6, 2014 | Professional Liability | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Directors & Officers Liability | Insurance Coverage
David Wilck and Avigael Fyman prevailed on their motion to dismiss on behalf of their client, an attorney who was being sued for malicious prosecution arising out of his representation of whistleblowers in claims against the Trinity Broadcast Network, the world’s largest Christian broadcaster.  With their client facing multiple lawsuits in both New York and …
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David Wilck and Avigael Fyman Win Summary Judgment
December 11, 2012 | Professional Liability | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Insurance Coverage
David Wilck and Avigael Fyman, members of the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation, Product Liability & Toxic Tort and Professional Liability Practice Groups, who won summary judgment on behalf of their clients, business brokers, for alleged misrepresentations in connection with the purchase of a gas station business.  The Court found that the express disclaimers in …
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