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Lampert and Peress Prevail in Premises Liability Case
July 15, 2019 | Matthew A. Lampert | Janine L. Peress | General Liability
Matthew Lampert and Janine Peress obtained victory in a premises liability case before Judge Boddie in Kings County. The plaintiff commenced this action to recover for injuries sustained when she tripped and fell while descending a staircase on the insured’s premises.  The plaintiff admitted at her deposition that she could neither identify the cause of …
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Lewis Offers Guidance on SHIELD Act
July 15, 2019 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
In a Newsday article entitled, “Safe data always key, new law or no,” Shari Claire Lewis discusses the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act, which was passed by the State Legislature and awaits Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature. The law require businesses to implement data security safeguards. “Data’s one of the highest valued …
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Bruno and Eckler Secure Dismissal of Amended Complaint Against Law Firm Defendants
July 11, 2019 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Cali Eckler obtained the dismissal of an amended complaint on behalf of their clients, a law firm and an individually named attorney at the law firm (the law firm defendants). The claim arose from litigation that the plaintiff initiated after the board members of the homeowners’ association (HOA) where the plaintiff lived …
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Ullman Authors Article in Vitamin Retailer
July 11, 2019 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Marc Ullman authored an article in Vitamin Retailer, “Cyber Security Basics for Retailers.” Click here to read the article. …
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Gordon Panelist at NYIPLA
July 10, 2019 | Bankruptcy | Intellectual Property
On July 18, Stu Gordon will be a panelist at NYIPLA Hot Topics in Intellectual Property on the topic of “Trademarks in Bankruptcy: The Supreme Court Finally Speaks” at the Princeton Club of New York. The panel will discuss the Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Mission Product Holdings case, dealing with the survivability of …
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Heptig and Murphy Quoted in LIBN Article
July 9, 2019 | Corporate
Kate Heptig and Casey Murphy were quoted in a Long Island Business News article, “Put it in writing.” The article discussed the importance of a partnership agreement for business owners in case the unexpected happens. “The document details the economic and governance rights of the members vis-a-vis each other,” said Kate Heptig. “It includes rules …
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Ullman Featured in The Big Mouth Pharmacist Podcast
July 8, 2019 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Health Services
Marc Ullman was a guest on Neal Smoller’s The Big Mouth Pharmacist podcast, “Supplement Manufacturing: Compliance and Concerns.” Click here to listen to the podcast. …
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Rivkin Radler Thwarts Murderer’s Efforts to Keep Assets from Victim’s Children
July 1, 2019 | Trusts & Estates
In the early morning hours of November 4, 2016, Maria Crumb was brutally murdered by her husband Robert Crumb.  Due to the efforts of attorneys in Rivkin Radler’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group working with The Safe Center LI, the children have maintained the rights to their parents’ joint assets.  Rivkin Radler represented Maria’s estate …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Partner
June 21, 2019 | Trusts & Estates
June 2019 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Wendy Hoey Sheinberg has joined the firm as a Partner. Wendy Hoey Sheinberg has joined the firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group. Sheinberg concentrates in the areas of Guardianship, Elder Law, Special Needs Planning, Trust and Estate Planning and Trust and …
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Riverso a Speaker at Manhattan College’s W.I.S.E. Internship Program
June 19, 2019 | Commercial Litigation | Construction
For the second year, Pia E. Riverso participated in the Manhattan College W.I.S.E. (Women Inspiring Successful Enterprise) Summer Funded Internship Program professional development series.  Riverso presented to a group of female students who were selected from the college based on their scholastic and community achievements to participate in summer intern programs in various businesses in …
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Grill and Gise Convince Court that Judgment Debtor’s Real Property is not Subject to the Homestead Exemption
June 19, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation
A recent ruling from the Supreme Court of Nassau County demonstrates the power of the judgment enforcement mechanisms of the CPLR when judgment-debtors fail to satisfy outstanding judgments. In an effort to execute upon a judgment secured on behalf of our client, we commenced a special proceeding pursuant to CPLR 5206(e), seeking an order directing …
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Honig quoted in THE CITY
June 14, 2019 | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | Construction
Jeremy Honig was quoted in THE CITY article, “State Agency Stalls Open of Billionaires’ Row Homeless Shelter.” In the continuing effort to prevent the opening of a homeless shelter in a dangerously, unsafe building, Honig stated, “In order to prevent needless injury or loss of life while the appeal is pending … refrain from issuing any certification.” …
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New York Appellate Court Affirms that Insurance Companies Seeking Contribution Must Timely Notify Successive Insurers If Their Mutual Policyholder Failed to Do So
June 13, 2019 | Insurance Coverage
Today, New York’s Third Department, Appellate Division affirmed an award of summary judgment dismissing third-party claims for contribution against two Fireman’s Fund insurance companies, American Automobile Insurance Co. and National Surety Corp. The decision makes New York’s late notice “no-prejudice” rule, which requires no showing of prejudice to an insurer in a late notice situation, …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Associate
June 12, 2019 | Trusts & Estates
Uniondale, New York – June 2019 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Andrew S. Epstein has joined the firm as an Associate. Andrew S. Epstein, of Astoria, NY, has joined the firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group. Epstein’s practice focuses on matters of estate planning and administration and …
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Gumersell Quoted in Business News Daily
June 12, 2019 | Corporate
Walter Gumersell was quoted in a Business News Daily article, “Property Leases: What SMBs Need to Know.” Click here to read the article. …
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