Recent News - Todd Belous


DiGennaro, Belous and Biscone Win Appeal on Novel Issue of Law
November 14, 2017 | Janice J. DiGennaro | Todd Belous | Merril S. Biscone | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro, Todd Belous and Merrill Biscone received a victory in the Appellate Division, First Department, dismissing third-party claims for contribution in a mass fraud and Judiciary Law action involving hundreds of phen-phen plaintiffs against their mass tort lawyer.  The basis for the dismissal is an issue of first impression in the state court in …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 19, 2017
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 20 attorneys were named to the 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 10 attorneys were named New York Metro Rising Stars. *Brian Bank – Business Litigation Todd M. Belous – Professional Liability: Defense *Michelle Bholan – Business Litigation Jonathan B. Bruno – Professional Liability:  Defense …
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Krinick, Contino, Belous and Biscone Prevail in Famous Fashion Icon Estate Appeal
August 23, 2017
Evan Krinick, Peter Contino, Todd Belous and Merril Biscone were successful in convincing the Appellate Division, Second Department that the pre-answer motion to dismiss the complaint made on behalf of our clients, the attorneys for the estate of a famous fashion icon, was properly granted. This case stemmed from the fashion icon’s contractual promise from …
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DiGennaro and Belous Win Pre-Answer Motion to Dismiss
May 17, 2017 | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro and Todd Belous were successful on a pre-answer motion to dismiss granted in favor of our client, an attorney, who was accused of the unauthorized and improper removal of attorney escrow funds. In 2006, our client represented plaintiff in the back-to-back sale of his residential property and the purchase of a larger replacement property. Ten …
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DiGennaro and Belous Prevail on Summary Judgment Motion
March 6, 2017 | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro and Todd Belous were successful on a motion for summary judgment granted in favor of our client, an attorney, who was accused of having knowledge of and participating in a fraudulent loan transaction. Imposters, claiming to own real estate, successfully defrauded a lender of $350,000.  The title company of the lender reimbursed the …
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DiGennaro and Belous Secure Pre-Answer Dismissal of Complaint
January 24, 2017 | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro and Todd Belous secured a pre-answer dismissal of the complaint against their client, an attorney who represented plaintiff in connection with severe personal injuries he sustained in a collision with a motor vehicle at a car wash.  The client prosecuted the personal injury claim against the car wash, the owner of the vehicle, and …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 11, 2016 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that twenty attorneys were named to the 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and five attorneys were named as New York Metro Rising Stars. Being named a Super Lawyer is a tremendous honor reserved for only the top 5% of all lawyers in a …
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Contino and Belous Obtain Dismissal of Grievance
August 3, 2016 | Professional Liability
Peter Contino and Todd Belous recently obtained a dismissal of a grievance against our client based on the alleged disclosure of confidential information.  The Grievance Committee found that the attorney did not violate the Rules of Professional Conduct.  This is Peter and Todd’s fourth victory on the client’s behalf in four separate but inter-related matters …
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