Recent Publications - Michael P. Versichelli


Second Circuit Seeks Guidance On NYC Regulation of Law Firms
October 30, 2014 | Appeals
Max Gershenoff is quoted in a Bloomberg BNA Banking Daily Bulletin article entitled, “Second Circuit Seeks Guidance On NYC Regulation of Law Firms.”  The law firms referred to in the article were represented by Mr. Gershenoff, Evan Krinick and Michael Versichelli. Please click the link below to view the Article. Adobe Reader is required to view …
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Appellate Term Establishes New Burden of Proof in Body Shop Litigation
June 30, 2012 | Appeals | Insurance Coverage
In recent years, there has been uncertainty as to the standards to be applied when automobile repair shops challenge the conduct of automobile insurers in regard to the negotiation and payment of collision repair costs.  In Nadel v. Allstate Insurance Company, 2012 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 1527 (N.Y. App. Term 2d Dep’t 2012), the Appellate Term, …
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Court Rules That Investment Losses Sustained as a Result of Madoff Ponzi Scheme Are Not Covered Under Homeowner’s Policy
January 6, 2011 | Appeals | Insurance Coverage
The attached decision, issued on December 20, 2010 by Judge Lewis Kaplan, granted summary judgment to Fireman’s Fund and dismissed plaintiff’s Complaint. Rivkin Radler attorneys Michael Troisi, Michael Versichelli and Michael Welch represented Fireman’s Fund. Plaintiff, Sharon Lissauer, sustained losses as a result of the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme. Over the course of many years, …
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Court Dismisses Class Action Challenging Automobile Insurer’s Specification of ‘Non-OEM’ Crash Parts In Repair Estimates
December 31, 2010 | Appeals | Insurance Coverage
Patchen v. Government Employees Insurance Company, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York On January 7, 2011, United States District Court Judge Arthur Spatt granted GEICO’s motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ Complaint. Rivkin Radler attorneys Evan H. Krinick, Michael P. Versichelli and Michael P. Welch represented GEICO. The case presented an important issue that has …
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