Recent News - Michael A. Sirignano
September 22, 2023 | | | | | | | | | | | |
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 36 attorneys were named to the 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 17 attorneys were named 2023 New York Metro Rising Stars. Following is a list of attorneys and the practice areas for which they were recognized.
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September 22, 2022
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 32 attorneys were named to the 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 14 attorneys were named 2022 New York Metro Rising Stars. Following is a list of attorneys and the practice areas for which they were recognized.
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September 21, 2022 |
Michael Sirignano, Steve Henesy and Garin Scollan secured an important summary judgment victory in a Civil RICO action in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The case involved allegations of a wide-ranging fraudulent scheme to pay kickbacks in exchange for patient referrals.Read More
October 1, 2021
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 30 attorneys were named to the 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 13 attorneys were named 2021 New York Metro Rising Stars. Following is a list of attorneys and the practice areas for which they were recognized.
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June 11, 2019 | |
Andrew Carothers, M.D., P.C. v. Progressive Insurance Company, et. al.
June 11, 2019 – Albany, NY – In a major victory for the insurance industry, the New York Court of Appeals, the highest court in New York, has affirmed the 2017 order of the Appellate Division upholding the trial verdict and judgment in favor ofRead More
April 4, 2018 |
Michael A. Sirignano and Priscilla D. Kam are speakers at a Workers Compensation Fraud Training Seminar, presented by the National Insurance Crime Bureau and the New York Anti-Car Theft & Fraud Association. Sirignano and Kam will present on “Mobile Diagnostic Testing Schemes and Scams.” The Seminar will be held on April 23, 2018.
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March 26, 2018
To thank his colleagues for supporting him and his family when he went through 30 weeks of training in the Army National Guard, Army Specialist Anthony Frangella, a paralegal at Rivkin Radler and a Lindenhurst resident, nominated seven of them for a Patriot Award. The award is given by the Department of Defense’s Employer SupportRead More
July 7, 2017 | Michael A. Sirignano | Ryan Goldberg | Priscilla D. Kam |
In an insurance fraud case alleging the unlawful ownership and operation of healthcare corporations and unlawful financial kickback schemes, Michael Sirignano, Ryan Goldberg and Priscilla Kam successfully opposed a medical provider’s motion to quash subpoenas seeking financial records. The Court held that based on a review of the parties’ motion papers and the allegations inRead More
April 10, 2017 | |
Michael A. Sirignano will be a presenter at a medical fraud seminar sponsored by the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the NYS Inspector General’s Office and the NY Anti-Car & Fraud Association. The program will be held in Plainview, NY on April 13, 2017.Read More
September 23, 2016 | |
Michael A. Sirignano will be a featured speaker at the Fall 2016 Joint Training Conference of the New York State Chapter of Special Investigation Units (“NYSSIU”) and the New York Anti-Care Theft and Fraud Association (“NYACT”). The conference will be held on September 26, 2016. at the Turning Stone Resort, in Verona, New York.Read More
April 22, 2016 | |
Michael Sirignano and Michelle Bholan prevailed in securing an award on behalf of our corporate client against a large medical practice based on breach of the parties’ agreement. Specifically, the firm’s client entered into a contract with the medical practice to build and help operate a new in-office physician laboratory. After the client incurred hundreds of thousandsRead More
April 1, 2016 |
Michael Sirignano and Ryan Goldberg obtained a $4 Million judgment against a medical provider alleged to have participated in a scheme to defraud GEICO. In denying the medical provider’s motion to vacate its default and its plea to hear the case on the merits, the Court held that GEICO would be prejudiced if the defaultRead More
September 18, 2014 |
Michael A. Sirignano and Ryan Goldberg obtained a Judgment in favor of Liberty Mutual in the total amount of $5,021,433.69, in a major federal RICO fraud case .
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March 31, 2014 |
Members of the firm’s Litigation & Appeals group, Michael Sirignano, Michelle Bholan and Frank Tiscione, were contributors to Recent Developments in Business Litigation, which has been published in the 2014 Annual Survey of the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal.
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September 30, 2013 |
Michael Sirignano, John Robertelli, and Patricia Doran presented a seminar on New Jersey PIP treatment fraud and abuse at the New Jersey Special Investigators Association Annual Anti-Fraud Insurance Training Conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey, held from Oct 21-23. The conference brings together insurance investigators, claims personnel, and other industry professionals from multiple states toRead More
July 5, 2013 |
The Appellate Term, Second Department, has upheld the trial verdict and judgment in favor of 53 NY automobile insurers and self-insurers in Andrew Carothers, M.D., P.C. v. Progressive Insurance Co. Rivkin Radler partner Barry I. Levy successfully argued the appeal before the Appellate Term, with the rest of Rivkin Radler’s team – partners Evan H.Read More
October 16, 2012 | |
Michael Sirignano, a partner in the firm’s Litigation & Appeals and Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Practice Groups, presented at the 22nd Annual Anti-Fraud Insurance Conference. Mr. Sirignano’s presentation was entitled, “Pain Management Fraud: A Growing Pain for PIP Insurers.”
This presentation provided an overview of many different pain management procedures and the latestRead More
June 22, 2012 | |
Congratulations to Barry I. Levy, Michael A. Sirignano, Glenn Egor and Frank Tiscione who scored a major victory on behalf of Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in defeating a motion seeking to dismiss the client’s action against a series of individuals and entities alleging claims for violations of the federal RICO statute and NY Common LawRead More
May 10, 2012
Members of Rivkin Radler’s Litigation & Appeals Practice Group presented a conference entitled, “Identifying and Combating No Fault Fraud.” No Fault insurance fraud continually evolves, and presents new challenges every day.
This half-day program and luncheon was a unique opportunity to hear experienced insurance company counsel discuss the latest trends in No Fault fraud, including medicalRead More
April 18, 2012 | |
On April 18, 2012, Michael Sirignano presented, “Investigative Strategies For DME & Acupuncture Claims,” at the New York State Chapter of Special Investigation Units, Inc. (NYSSIU) in Saratoga Springs, New York.
This presentation focused on specific strategies and investigation techniques relating to two challenging types of claims faced by insurers seeking to combat insurance fraud: DMERead More
November 14, 2011 | | |
Partners Barry Levy, Employment & Labor and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, and Michael Sirignano, Litigation & Appeals and Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use Practice Groups, co-present a seminar titled, “Affirmative Litigation Trends and Issues,” at the NYACT’s annual state anti-fraud conference in Garden City, NY.Read More
April 30, 2010 | |
On April 30, 2010, Alan Eagle, Anne Murray and Michael Sirignano co-presented a seminar entitled, “Additional Insureds, Unfair Claim Settlement Practices Regulation 64, and No Fault Regulation 68 Update”.Read More
November 17, 2009 | |
On November 17, 2009, Michael A. Sirignano and Barry Levy co-presented a seminar entitled “Sue or Be Sued: Using Affirmative Litigation to Combat Insurance Fraud” at the New York Anti-Car Theft and Fraud Association Annual State Education Conference.Read More
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