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Panagopoulos Represents Seller in Stewart Manor, NY Property
August 1, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
John Panagopoulos represented the Seller of a commercial property located at 600 Tulip Ave., Stewart Manor, New York for a purchase price of $900,000. The Purchaser financed the transaction with a purchase money mortgage in the amount of $400,000. …
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Kornblum and Landsman Represent Purchaser in Financing of West Virginia Apartments
August 1, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Yaron Kornblum and Marie Landsman represented the Purchaser in its acquisition and financing of a portfolio of apartment buildings located in Morgantown, West Virginia. The aggregate purchase price was $29 million, with a mortgage amount of $22.38 million provided by Greystone …
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Feuer, Epstein & Simensky Represent Developer in $45 Million Refinance
August 1, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Scott Feuer, Harvey Epstein and Sean Simensky represented a New York City developer in the $45 million refinancing of a Tribeca condominium project comprised of 10 luxury residential apartments and a ground-floor retail unit. The loan facility, financed by CIT Bank, included a $36 million senior loan, $9 million building loan and $3 million project …
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MRI Supplier Granted Dismissal with Prejudice
July 30, 2018 | Commercial Litigation
In a bench trial in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson County, Barry Levy and John Robertelli persuaded the Hon. Jeffrey R. Jablonski to dismiss Plaintiff’s claims against our client, Monarch Medical, with prejudice. The Plaintiff, North Jersey Imaging Center, filed a complaint against our client, an MRI equipment supplier, following the sale of …
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Del Pizzo Attends CIANJ’s First Networking Event For Women
July 30, 2018 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Commercial Litigation | Intellectual Property
Nancy Del Pizzo joined nearly 200 other women at the first CIANJ Women in Commerce networking event at the Upper Montclair Country Club. The event attracted professionals across various industries, including communications, law, engineering, finance and banking, hospitals and more. The mission of the CIANJ (Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey) is to be …
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Raia “Sticks The Landing” and Receives Defense Verdict
July 27, 2018 | General Liability
Frank Raia received a defense verdict on behalf of Chelsea Piers in a matter in which the plaintiff, a gymnast performing a front handspring, fractured her elbow resulting in elbow replacement surgery.  The claim against Chelsea Piers was that the instructor failed to properly spot the plaintiff, which was the proximate cause of the accident.  …
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Novikoff Receives Dismissal Of Age/Gender-Based Discrimination Suit
July 27, 2018 | Employment & Labor
In Braun v. Administrators For The Professions, Inc., et. al.,  Plaintiff, a former high-level executive earning approximately $1 million shortly before her termination, sued Defendants, alleging that the termination was based upon her age and gender, as well as that she was forced to endure a hostile work environment also because of her age and …
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Iseman Quoted in Follow-Up HealthLeaders Media Article
July 26, 2018 | Health Services | Commercial Litigation | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Robert Iseman was quoted in a follow up article from earlier this month with HealthLeaders Media, “ACA Risk Adjustment Payments Unfrozen.” The article advised that after two and a half weeks of uncertainty for insurers the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced a final rule to resume risk-adjustment payments under the Affordable Care Act of …
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Korman Victorious in Appeal
July 25, 2018 | Appeals
Cheryl Korman successfully appealed a decision before the Second Department.  Defendant had moved for summary judgment on its counterclaim in the Supreme Court, Nassau County, which was denied.  In addition to denying the counterclaim, the Supreme Court also “searched the record” and sua sponte awarded summary judgment to defendant, dismissing the plaintiff client’s complaint. Cheryl …
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Kurland Interviewed by CBS New York
July 25, 2018 | Trusts & Estates
On July 24, Jason Kurland was interviewed by Marc Liverman of CBS New York regarding what to do if you’re the mega millions jackpot winner. Watch the full interview here. …
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Won Mega Millions? Lottery Lawyer Offers 5 First Steps
July 24, 2018 | Trusts & Estates
Uniondale, New York – With the Mega Millions jackpot at $512 million, now is the perfect time to know what steps to take in case you win. Jason M. Kurland, known as The Lottery Lawyer, shares this advice: Verify the numbers: If you think you’ve won, verify the winning numbers on the official Mega Millions …
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Kurland Quoted in North Jersey Lottery Tips Article
July 24, 2018 | Trusts & Estates
Jason Kurland was quoted in an article published in northjersey.com, “Just won the $512 million Mega Millions jackpot? Shut your mouth and call a lawyer.” “It sounds self-serving, but the first thing you should do is call us or an attorney you trust. You want to start surrounding yourself with the people who have the …
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Grill and Murphy Win Pre-Answer Motion to Dismiss
July 24, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
Kenneth C. Murphy and David M. Grill obtained an Order dismissing Plaintiffs-Tenants Supreme Court action seeking a declaratory judgment that their apartment is subject to rent regulation.   In short, Plaintiffs commenced the underlying action seeking a declaratory judgment that their apartment is subject to New York’s Rent Stabilization Law (RSL) and the Rent Stabilization Code …
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Strober Secures Defense Verdict in Bronx County Jury Trial
July 19, 2018 | General Liability
Eric Strober was successful in defending a driver who struck a pedestrian crossing Dyre Avenue in Bronx County in 2014. The client, a plumber, hit a pedestrian while driving a work van. The plaintiff was a New York City Transit worker on his way to work at the time of the accident. He sustained a …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes Three New Attorneys
July 18, 2018 | General Liability | Health Services
Rivkin Radler LLP has welcomed new associates, Margarita Christoforou, Cassandra Rivais and Jonah Zweig. Margarita Christoforou, of St. James, has joined the firm’s Health Services Practice Group. Margarita represents various healthcare entities, including hospital systems, medical groups and physician practices, long-term care providers, ambulatory surgery centers, Management Services Organizations (MSOs), Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Independent …
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