Recent News - Michael A. Sirignano


Sirignano, Goldberg and Kam Defeat Defendant Doctor’s Motion to Quash
July 7, 2017 | Michael A. Sirignano | Ryan Goldberg | Priscilla D. Kam | Insurance Fraud
In an insurance fraud case alleging the unlawful ownership and operation of healthcare corporations and unlawful financial kickback schemes, Michael Sirignano, Ryan Goldberg and Priscilla Kam successfully opposed a medical provider’s motion to quash subpoenas seeking financial records.  The Court held that based on a review of the parties’ motion papers and the allegations in …
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Sirignano presents at Medical Fraud Seminar
April 10, 2017 | Commercial Litigation | Insurance Fraud
Michael A. Sirignano will be a presenter at a medical fraud seminar sponsored by the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the NYS Inspector General’s Office and the NY Anti-Car & Fraud Association.  The program will be held in Plainview, NY on April 13, 2017. …
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Sirignano to Present at NYSSIU Conference
September 23, 2016 | Commercial Litigation | Insurance Fraud
Michael A. Sirignano will be a featured speaker at the Fall 2016 Joint Training Conference of the New York State Chapter of Special Investigation Units (“NYSSIU”) and the New York Anti-Care Theft and Fraud Association (“NYACT”).  The conference will be held on September 26, 2016.  at the Turning Stone Resort, in Verona, New York. …
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Sirignano and Bholan Victorious at Arbitration
April 22, 2016 | Commercial Litigation | Insurance Fraud
Michael Sirignano and Michelle Bholan prevailed in securing an award on behalf of our corporate client against a large medical practice based on breach of the parties’ agreement.  Specifically, the firm’s client entered into a contract with the medical practice to build and help operate a new in-office physician laboratory.   After the client incurred hundreds of thousands …
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Sirignano and Goldberg Obtain $4 Million Judgment
April 1, 2016 | Insurance Fraud
Michael Sirignano and Ryan Goldberg obtained a $4 Million judgment against a medical provider alleged to have participated in a scheme to defraud GEICO.  In denying the medical provider’s motion to vacate its default and its plea to hear the case on the merits, the Court held that GEICO would be prejudiced if the default …
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Sirignano and Goldberg obtain favorable judgment
September 18, 2014 | Appeals
Michael A. Sirignano and Ryan Goldberg obtained a Judgment in favor of Liberty Mutual in the total amount of $5,021,433.69, in a major federal RICO fraud case .   Please click the link below to view the Decision. Adobe Reader is required to view the bulletin. If Adobe Reader is not installed on your PC, click …
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Sirignano, Bholan and Tiscione Contributors for the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal
March 31, 2014 | Appeals
Members of the firm’s Litigation & Appeals group, Michael Sirignano, Michelle Bholan and Frank Tiscione, were contributors to Recent Developments in Business Litigation, which has been published in the 2014 Annual Survey of the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal.   Please click the link below  to view  Recent Developments in Business Litigation. Adobe Reader …
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Members of the Litigation & Appeals group speak at New Jersey Special Investigators Association Annual Anti-Fraud Insurance Training Conference
September 30, 2013 | Appeals
Michael Sirignano, John Robertelli, and Patricia Doran presented a seminar on New Jersey PIP treatment fraud and abuse at the New Jersey Special Investigators Association Annual Anti-Fraud Insurance Training Conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey, held from Oct 21-23.  The conference brings together insurance investigators, claims personnel, and other industry professionals from multiple states to …
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Appellate Court Upholds Insurers’ Defense Verdict Involving Approx. $20 Million In Pending Claims
July 5, 2013 | Appeals
The Appellate Term, Second Department, has upheld the trial verdict and judgment in favor of 53 NY automobile insurers and self-insurers in Andrew Carothers, M.D., P.C. v. Progressive Insurance Co.  Rivkin Radler partner Barry I. Levy successfully argued the appeal before the Appellate Term, with the rest of Rivkin Radler’s team – partners Evan H. …
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Michael Sirignano presents at the 22nd Annual Anti-Fraud Insurance Conference
October 16, 2012 | Appeals | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Michael Sirignano, a partner in the firm’s Litigation & Appeals and Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Practice Groups, presented at the 22nd Annual Anti-Fraud Insurance Conference.  Mr. Sirignano’s presentation was entitled, “Pain Management Fraud:  A Growing Pain for PIP Insurers.” This presentation provided an overview of many different pain management procedures and the latest …
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Litigation Team Scores Major Victory for Liberty Mutual
June 22, 2012 | Appeals | Insurance Coverage
Congratulations to Barry I. Levy, Michael A. Sirignano, Glenn Egor and Frank Tiscione who scored a major victory on behalf of Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in defeating a motion seeking to dismiss the client’s action against a series of individuals and entities alleging claims for violations of the federal RICO statute and NY Common Law …
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Identifying and Combating No Fault Fraud
May 10, 2012
Members of Rivkin Radler’s Litigation & Appeals Practice Group presented a conference entitled, “Identifying and Combating No Fault Fraud.”  No Fault insurance fraud continually evolves, and presents new challenges every day.  This half-day program and luncheon was a unique opportunity to hear experienced insurance company counsel discuss the latest trends in No Fault fraud, including medical …
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Michael Sirignano presenter at 2012 Spring Conference of the NYSSIU
April 18, 2012 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Appeals
On April 18, 2012, Michael Sirignano presented, “Investigative Strategies For DME & Acupuncture Claims,”  at the New York State Chapter of Special Investigation Units, Inc. (NYSSIU) in Saratoga Springs, New York. This presentation focused on specific strategies and investigation techniques relating to two challenging types of claims faced by insurers seeking to combat insurance fraud:  DME …
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Barry Levy and Michael Sirignano co-presenters at the NYACT’s annual state anti-fraud conference
November 14, 2011 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Appeals | Employment & Labor
Partners Barry Levy, Employment & Labor and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, and Michael Sirignano, Litigation & Appeals and Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Practice Groups, co-present a seminar titled, “Affirmative Litigation Trends and Issues,” at the NYACT’s annual state anti-fraud conference in Garden City, NY. …
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A. Eagle, A. Murray & M. Sirignano present AI seminar
April 30, 2010 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Insurance Coverage
On April 30, 2010, Alan Eagle, Anne Murray and Michael Sirignano co-presented a seminar entitled, “Additional Insureds, Unfair Claim Settlement Practices Regulation 64, and No Fault Regulation 68 Update”. …
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Michael Sirignano and Barry Levy co-present a seminar entitled, “Sue or Be Sued…”
November 17, 2009 | Appeals | Insurance Fraud
On November 17, 2009, Michael A. Sirignano and Barry Levy co-presented a seminar entitled “Sue or Be Sued:  Using Affirmative Litigation to Combat Insurance Fraud” at the New York Anti-Car Theft and Fraud Association Annual State Education Conference. …
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