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Honig Victorious in Breach of Contract Jury Trial
December 13, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Jeremy Honig successfully obtained a unanimous jury verdict in Westchester County Supreme Court in favor of the defendant general contractor in a breach of contract case commenced by the plaintiff homeowner.  The jury rejected plaintiff’s breach of contract claim and awarded defendant a money judgment on its breach of contract counterclaim finding that plaintiff had breached …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Attorney
December 7, 2018 | Insurance Coverage | General Liability | Commercial Litigation
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Jane Ann E. Whitchurch has joined the firm as Counsel in the Commercial Litigation, General Liability and Insurance Coverage Practice Groups, resident in the New Jersey office. Jane Ann E. Whitchurch focuses her practice on general liability matters including premises and auto claims …
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Rivkin Radler Closed on Landmark Brooklyn Heights Building
December 5, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
William Cornachio, with the help of John Panagopoulos, closed on the acquisition and financing of a client’s $21.9 million purchase of a 31-unit, multi-family landmark property in Brooklyn Heights …
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Fader Quoted in Bloomberg Law’s Health Law and Business News
December 5, 2018 | Health Services
Eric Fader was quoted in an article in Bloomberg Law’s Health Law & Business, “Florida Physicians Group Exposed 9,000 Patients’ Data to Web.” Eric pointed out that the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has focused on the importance of risk analysis in several recent HIPAA settlements. The lack of risk analysis was a key component …
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Ullman Participating in Hemp CBD Roundtable
December 4, 2018 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
On December 14, Marc Ullman will be participating in the Hemp CBD Legal Roundtable at the Governor’s Office in NYC. The roundtable will be facilitated by Axel Bernabe, Assistant Counsel to the Governor, Scott Wyner, General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture and Markets, and Brian Malkin, Co-Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s …
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Troisi and Welch Secure Summary Judgment in Property Coverage Dispute
December 3, 2018 | Insurance Coverage
Michael Troisi and Michael Welch were successful in obtaining summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s complaint in its entirety.  In this action, plaintiff claimed that it was the mortgagee under a homeowners insurance policy and entitled to coverage for a property damage loss.  Troisi and Welch argued that the plaintiff was merely a third party purchaser after …
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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Pre-Answer Dismiss of Counterclaims
December 3, 2018 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Debbie Isaacson secured a pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, New York County of counterclaims for sanctions and punitive damages against their law firm client.  Their client brought an action on a guarantee to pay legal fees for the services they provided in a matrimonial action, and the defendant, in response, claimed …
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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Complaint
December 3, 2018 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Debbie Isaacson secured a pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, Bronx County of a second third-party complaint asserting claims for contribution and common law indemnification against their safety inspector client. A defendant contractor sought to hold our client responsible should plaintiff succeed on its labor law claims relating to his job site …
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Kenigsberg Published in Pratt’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report
December 3, 2018 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Jay Kenigsberg’s article, “As Email Spoofing and Hacking Continue Unabated, Courts Decide Questions of Insurance Coverage for Computer Fraud,” was published in Pratt’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report. Click here to read the article. …
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4 Members of Rivkin Radler Receive Leadership in Law Awards
November 30, 2018
On November 20, 2018, William Cornachio, Cheryl Korman, Tamika Hardy and Laurie Bloom received a Leadership in Law award from Long Island Business News in the categories of Lifetime Achievement, Partner, Associate and Unsung Hero, respectively. The awards recognize individuals who demonstrate dedication, hard work, skill, tenacity and excellence, along with leadership qualities, in both the …
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Lewis Quoted in The Morning Call
November 29, 2018 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Lewis was quoted in an article published in The Morning Call, “Lawsuits claim Muhlenberg, ESU websites lack access for the blind.” Click here to read the article. …
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Grill and Riverso Become Fellows in Construction Lawyers Society of America
November 28, 2018
David Grill and Pia Riverso were selected to become fellows in the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA), an honorary society for construction attorneys, with membership by invitation only. The CLSA Fellowship is limited to 1,200 active, practicing lawyers worldwide, and the number of Fellowships available to New York lawyers is capped at 85. For …
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Miller Represents in Three Major Transactions
November 28, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Steve Miller represented the seller of 125 East 39th Street, NY, NY in the sale of the building for the sum of $7.4 million that closed on November 2. He also represented the seller of 601 West 151st Street, NY, in the sale of the building for the sum of $21.795M  that closed on November …
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Rust Contributes Comments to Dentist’s Money Digest
November 28, 2018 | Health Services | Corporate
In the article, “Key Considerations When Selling Your Dental Practice,” Jeffrey Rust discusses the steps involved in selling. He also relates how the sale of a practice can have both emotional and financial impacts. To read the article, click here. …
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Strober and Becker Obtain Dismissal of Medical Malpractice Case in the Bronx
November 27, 2018 | General Liability
Eric Strober and Noah Becker were successful in obtaining dismissal of a medical malpractice action venued in the Bronx on behalf of their client. Strober and Becker moved pursuant to CPLR 3211 arguing that the plaintiff’s claims were time-barred by the applicable two year and six month statute of limitations. The plaintiff’s allegations centered around …
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