Recent News - Bruce A. Bendix


Bendix Obtains Dismissal in Motor Vehicle Accident Suit
July 7, 2017 | General Liability
Bruce Bendix obtained summary judgment dismissing a complaint against our clients in an action arising from a motor vehicle accident. In the complaint, plaintiff alleged that she sustained serious injuries as defined by Insurance Law Section 5102(d). Bruce contended that plaintiff did not sustain a “serious injury” since she had a pre-existing neck condition and her objective …
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Bendix Obtains Complete Dismissal in Construction Accident Lawsuit
February 3, 2017 | Construction | General Liability
Bruce Bendix obtained summary judgment dismissing the complaint against our client, S.A. Gavish, Inc., in an action where plaintiff alleged that Gavish was a general contractor pursuant to Labor Law Section 240(1) and therefore should be held strictly liable to the plaintiff.  Gavish was the owner’s representative for construction work that was being performed.  The …
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Bendix Obtains Dismissal of Personal Injury Lawsuit
January 30, 2017 | Commercial Litigation
Bruce Bendix obtained summary judgment dismissing the complaint against our client, The Rockland Boulders, a minor league baseball team, in an action where plaintiff was injured when he was struck by a foul ball.  Plaintiff claimed that the netting behind home plate did not sufficiently protect spectators.  We contended that pursuant to the stadium lease …
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Bendix and Finn Win Dismissal of Personal Injury Lawsuit
October 18, 2016 | General Liability
Pursuant to an Order dated October 6, 2016, our clients, the owner and managing agent of a housing complex, were granted summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s complaint in this matter.  Plaintiff claimed that she was injured when a window in her apartment fell out of its track and struck her in the face.  She claimed that …
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Bendix Wins Summary Judgment
October 7, 2016 | General Liability
On September 30, 2016, our client, Aaron’s, Inc. was granted summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s complaint in this matter.  Plaintiff claimed that when she exited a bus she tripped on a broken curb adjacent to the sidewalk in front of the parking lot of a building that was occupied by Aaron’s and another tenant.  The curb …
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Bendix Victorious in Queens County Supreme Court
May 23, 2016 | General Liability
Bruce A. Bendix obtained a defense verdict in the Supreme Court, Queens County, after a three day jury trial.  Plaintiff, a pedestrian, claimed that the defendant, an 88-year old driver, crossed a double yellow line as he was driving westbound on Northern Blvd. in Queens and struck him.  The defense contended that plaintiff, who was …
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Bendix obtains dismissal on behalf of client
March 9, 2016 | General Liability
Bruce Bendix won dismissal of a lawsuit involving an allegedly defective bed purchased by the plaintiff from our client’s store.  Plaintiff sought reimbursement for the cost of the bed and damages for her personal injuries.  Bruce served a motion to dismiss and argued that these claims are subject to an arbitration agreement contained within the …
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