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The Legal 500 Recognizes Rivkin Radler’s Insurance Practice
June 10, 2021 | Insurance Coverage
Uniondale, New York – The prestigious Legal 500 has recommended Rivkin Radler LLP’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group in its U.S. rankings for the third consecutive year. The practice is recommended in the “industry focus: insurance – advice to insurers” category in Band 4. In addition, The Legal 500 recommends the following four Insurance Coverage attorneys: …
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Troisi, Bank, Welch, Mulholland and Vizzi Secure Dismissal of COVID-19 Business Interruption Suit
May 20, 2021 | Insurance Coverage
Michael Troisi, Brian Bank, Michael Welch, Laura Mulholland, and Michelle Vizzi secured dismissal of a COVID-19 business interruption putative class action on behalf of Badger Mutual Insurance Company. Three insured Las Vegas restaurants sued Badger in federal court (District of Nevada) on behalf of themselves and a putative class of other policyholders seeking coverage for over …
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Troisi Talks about Business Interruption Claims on AM Best Podcast
March 9, 2021 | Insurance Coverage
Michael Troisi was featured in the Best’s Insurance Law podcast, “How COVID-19 is Changing Business Interruption Claims.” Mike discusses how the courts are interpreting the virus exclusion in insurance policies in light of the coronavirus. To listen to the podcast, click here. …
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Business Owners Seminar Series: Planning for the Unexpected
February 2, 2021 | Corporate | Insurance Coverage
The 2021 BOSS program, hosted by Michael Mulè will focus on the theme Planning for the Unexpected in Your Business. The first presentation, which takes place via Zoom at 8:30 am on February 18, 2021, will deal with the critical importance of insurance: Does your business have the right insurance coverage? The pandemic has made …
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The Legal 500 Again Recognizes Rivkin Radler
June 11, 2020 | Insurance Coverage
Uniondale, New York – The prestigious Legal 500 has for the second time recommended Rivkin Radler LLP’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group in its U.S. rankings.   The practice is recommended in the “industry focus: insurance – advice to insurers” category. In addition, The Legal 500 recommends the following four Rivkin attorneys: Alan S. Rutkin, Michael A. …
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Troisi Co-Presenting Business Interruption Coverage Webinar for NYSBA
April 13, 2020 | Insurance Coverage
On April 16, 2020, Michael Troisi will be a faculty member for the webinar, “COVID-19 and Business Interruption Coverage: Policyholder and Insurer Perspective.” Sponsored by the Torts, Insurance, & Compensation Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, the webinar will explore coverage dilemmas and discussions addressing unique policy positions and arguments from both …
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Troisi and Mulholland Secure Dismissal Based on Res Judicata
December 18, 2019 | Commercial Litigation
Michael Troisi and Laura Mulholland secured dismissal of a breach of contract claim asserted against our insurer client. Plaintiff sued for breach of her partnership’s fire insurance policy, based on alleged underpayment for a fire loss. The partnership previously had sued our client for the same loss and damage, and the partnership’s suit was settled. …
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Troisi and Jones Win Summary Judgment in NJ Property Insurance Coverage Case
November 18, 2019 | Insurance Coverage
Michael Troisi and Michael Jones won summary judgment in a suit filed by the owner of a commercial building. The court found that plaintiff’s suit, in which the owner sought insurance coverage under a property insurance policy issued by our client, was barred by the contractual suit limitation provision in the insurance policy. The insured …
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Troisi, Misiti and Mulholland Secure Dismissal of Tortious Interference Claim
October 10, 2019 | Insurance Coverage | Commercial Litigation
Michael Troisi, Frank Misiti and Laura Mulholland secured  pre-answer dismissal of a tortious interference with contract claim asserted against our insurance company client. Plaintiffs asserted that our client tortiously interfered with a contract entered into between plaintiffs and their supplementary uninsured motorist (SUM) insurer, based on our client having “rushed to send” a settlement check, …
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The Legal 500 Recognizes Rivkin Radler
May 29, 2019 | Insurance Coverage
The prestigious Legal 500 has for the first time recommended Rivkin Radler LLP’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group in its U.S. rankings.  The practice is recommended in the “industry focus – insurance – advice to insurers” category. In addition, The Legal 500 recommends the following four Rivkin attorneys: Alan S. Rutkin, Michael A. Kotula, William M. …
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Robertelli and Troisi Obtain Dismissal with Prejudice after 6-Year-Old SIU investigation
May 16, 2019 | Insurance Coverage
In a case involving a suspicious theft of property, State Farm’s Special Investigations Unit conducted an investigation with the assistance of John Robertelli and Michael Troisi. After State Farm denied the plaintiff’s claim, the plaintiff subsequently filed suit for coverage related to the alleged theft in the Superior Court of New Jersey against State Farm. …
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Chambers and Partners Recognizes Rivkin Radler
April 25, 2019 | Health Services | Insurance Coverage
Uniondale, New York – April 25, 2019 – The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group is ranked in Band 3 in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in Band 4 in the …
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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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Troisi a Speaker at 2018 Annual State Education Conference
November 6, 2018 | Insurance Coverage
Michael Troisi will be a speaker at the 2018 Annual State Education Conference for Insurance Claims, SIU & Law Enforcement Personnel on November 14 at the Heritage Club at Bethpage State Park. Michael will be presenting, “The Dual Track Fire Investigation: Managing the Relationship Between Law Enforcement and the SIU.” Click here to register. …
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Troisi, Korman, Mascia and Bholan Secure Important Appellate Victory
June 4, 2018 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Rivkin Radler secured a victory in the first appellate case to interpret Insurance Law § 3408(c) since a 2014 amendment. Under § 3408(c), a property insurer or an insured can demand that appraisers selected by the parties decide disagreements over the amount of the loss. Typically, insurers argue that an appraisal is confined to an …
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Rivkin Radler Recognized in Chambers USA 2018
May 4, 2018 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services
The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group has moved from Band 4 to Band 3 in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in Band 4 in the Healthcare category. Firm partner William …
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Troisi and Welch Present “Recurring Issues in Arson Investigation”
October 5, 2017 | Michael A. Troisi | Michael P. Welch | Insurance Coverage
Mike Troisi and Mike Welch presented on the topic of “Recurring Issues in Arson Investigations,” at a joint New York State Chapter of Special Investigative Units, Inc. (NYSSIU) and New York Anti-Car Theft & Fraud Association (NYACT) training meeting held on October 4, 2017 in Verona, New York. Training Flyer …
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Troisi and Mann Victorious on Behalf of Hartford
June 27, 2017 | Insurance Coverage
Michael Troisi and Greg Mann secured summary judgment and complete dismissal of a complaint with prejudice on behalf of our client, Hartford Casualty Insurance Company, in an action for supplementary uninsured/underinsured motorists benefits under an automobile insurance policy. Plaintiff, a son of the named insured, alleged that he was entitled to SUM benefits in connection …
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Judge Hart Memorial Scholarship Presented to Two Hofstra Law Students
June 1, 2017
Rivkin Radler Partner, Michael Troisi, has presented the Judge Edward J. Hart Memorial Scholarship for Trial Advocacy to Sean Brucker and Andrew Weiss, recent graduates of Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. The Judge Edward J. Hart Memorial Scholarship for Trial Advocacy was created in honor of Edward Hart, a distinguished judge …
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Rivkin Radler Recognized in Chambers USA 2017
May 26, 2017 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services
The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group is ranked in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in the Healthcare category. “It is an honor to be recognized by Chambers USA,” said Managing …
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Troisi, Riverso, and Welch Obtain Dismissal for Homeowners Insurer, Defeating Policyholder’s Estoppel Claim
February 6, 2017 | Insurance Coverage
Rivkin Radler partners, Michael Troisi, Pia Riverso, and Michael Welch, defeated a policyholder’s suit for breach of contract and bad faith on the basis that the policyholder’s claim was time-barred and was not subject to tolling.  The dispute arose from a retaining wall that was damaged a decade earlier.  The policyholder filed a claim with …
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Rivkin Radler Secures Affirmance of Summary Judgment On Behalf of State Farm
February 2, 2017 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Rivkin Radler recently secured an affirmance of summary judgment from the United States Court of Appeals  for the Second Circuit in favor of State Farm Fire & Casualty Company, based on the insureds’ failure to comply with the policy condition that requires prompt reporting  of the loss. In this case the plaintiffs, Nikolai and Hartyun …
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Troisi, Bank & Kruglyak Secure Pre-Answer Dismissal
August 12, 2016 | Insurance Coverage
Michael Troisi, Brian Bank, and Viktoriya Kruglyak secured a pre-answer dismissal of all claims asserted against our client, an insurance carrier, in a case where a bicyclist was injured when he collided with a box unloaded from a delivery truck insured by our client.  The Court dismissed the bicyclist’s claim for first-party no-fault benefits based …
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Rivkin Radler Recognized in Chambers USA 2016 – Insurance and Health Services practices selected for inclusion
May 27, 2016 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services
Uniondale, New York – June 1, 2016 – The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has included Rivkin Radler LLP.  The firm is listed in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group is recognized among “Notable Firms” for Healthcare in New York. “The Chambers USA Directory is one of the premier resources …
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Judge Hart Memorial Scholarship Presented to Three Hofstra Law Students
May 24, 2016 | Appeals
Rivkin Radler Partner, Michael Troisi, has presented the Judge Edward J. Hart Memorial Scholarship for Trial Advocacy to Carissa Danesi, Brianne Richards, and Felicia Winder, recent graduates of Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. The Judge Edward J. Hart Memorial Scholarship for Trial Advocacy was created in honor of Edward Hart, a …
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Judge Hart Memorial Scholarship Presented to Two Hofstra Law Students
May 17, 2015 | Appeals
Rivkin Radler Partner, Michael Troisi, has presented the Judge Edward J. Hart Memorial Scholarship for Trial Advocacy to Andres Sanchez and Aaron Spurlock, recent graduates of Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. The Judge Edward J. Hart Memorial Scholarship for Trial Advocacy was created in honor of Edward Hart, a distinguished judge …
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Troisi presenter at 2015 Spring Meeting of the ABA TIPS Property Insurance Law Committee
May 7, 2015 | Appeals
  Michael Troisi will be presenting at the ABA TIPS Property Insurance Law Committee Spring CLE Meeting being held in San Antonio, TX, May -7th through May 9th. The meeting is titled, “From Claim to Verdict: Litigating The Complex Commercial Property Insurance Claim.”  Michael’s presentation will focus on proper techniques in investigating complex commercial fire …
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Troisi presenting on panel for ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar
March 6, 2015 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Michael Troisi, a partner in the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups presents at the ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar in Tucson, Arizona.  The topic is “Pre-Litigation Communications Between Insurers and their Attorneys–Can Any Privilege Prevail?” …
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Troisi recipient of “Leadership In Law” award
September 30, 2014 | Appeals
Partner Michael A. Troisi has received Long Island Business News’ Leadership in Law Partner Award.  This honor recognizes individuals who demonstrate dedication, hard work, skill, tenacity and excellence, as well as leadership qualities in both the legal profession and in the community.  Mike is a Partner in Rivkin Radler’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Litigation & Appeals …
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Judge Hart Memorial Scholarship Presented to Two Hofstra Law Students
May 25, 2014
Rivkin Radler Partner, Michael Troisi, has presented the Judge Edward J. Hart Memorial Scholarship for Trial Advocacy to Kaitlyn Flynn and Jana McNulty, recent graduates of Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. The Judge Edward J. Hart Memorial Scholarship for Trial Advocacy was created in honor of Edward Hart, a distinguished judge …
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Troisi Presents at Conference
May 9, 2014 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Michael Troisi, a partner in our Litigation and Appeals practice group, will be a featured speaker at the Superstorm Sandy Insurance Coverage Litigation Conference sponsored by HarrisMartin on May 9, 2014 at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City.  Mr. Troisi will discuss cases related to Superstorm Sandy recently decided by New York …
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Mike Troisi to present at a CLE sponsored by the New York Law Journal and JAMS
April 4, 2013 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Michael Troisi will be a speaker at a CLE entitled, “Commercial Insurance Claims Arising from Super Storm Sandy:  Is There a ‘New Normal’?”   Was Super Storm Sandy and the resulting aftermath truly a once-in-a-lifetime anomaly … or are we facing a very real “new normal”? This complimentary event will host two panel discussions featuring distinguished experts …
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Michael Troisi to speak at CLE Conference entitled, “HarrisMartin’s Superstorm Sandy Insurance Coverage Litigation Conference
February 26, 2013 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Michael Troisi, a partner in the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, will be a speaker at the HarrisMartin’s Superstorm Sandy Insurance Coverage Litigation Conference on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.  This one-day CLE will focus on the rights and obligations of policyholders and insurers and more. Mr. Troisi’s topic is …
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Michael Troisi quoted in New York Law Journal article
December 28, 2012 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Michael Troisi, a Partner in the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, was quoted in a Dec. 28, 2012 New York Law Journal article entitled, “Businesses Damaged by Sandy Face Knotty Insurance Issues.” Click below to read the article: Please click the link below to view the New York Law …
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Michael Troisi will be a featured speaker at an American Bar Association Webinar
October 23, 2012 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
On Oct. 23, 2012, Michael Troisi, a partner in the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, will be a featured speaker in an audio webinar entitled, “Recovery of Consequential Damages Resulting from an Insurer’s Breach of Contract:  Bi-Economy Market and Beyond.”  The webinar will address the decision by the New …
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Michael Troisi & Michael Welch make a presentation to State Farm Fire & Casualty Co.
July 19, 2012 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
On July 19, Michael Troisi and Michael Welch, partners in the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, presented, “A Guide to Investigating Mortgagee Claims Submitted for Losses Occurring Pre and Post Foreclosure,” to State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. in New Windsor, New York. …
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Michael Troisi to speak at ABA Property Law Committee Webinar
June 27, 2012 | Appeals | Insurance Coverage
Michael Troisi, a partner in the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, will be a speaker at the ABA Property Law Committee Webinar entitled, “Recovery of Consequential Damages Resulting from an Insurer’s Breach of Contract:  Bi-Economy Market and Beyond.” By way of further background, Bi-Economy presages a sea-change in NewYork …
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Michael Troisi to speak at ABA’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar
March 2, 2012 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Michael Troisi, a partner in Rivkin Radler’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, will be a co-speaker at the American Bar Association’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar on March 2, 2012. Mr. Troisi’s presentation is entitled, “Recovery of Consequential Damages Resulting from an Insurer’s Breach of Contract.”  This program will …
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Michael Troisi co-presents Good Faith Claim Handling at PLRB Large Loss Conference.
September 26, 2011 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
ichael Troisi, a partner in the Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Litigation & Appeals Practice Group, co-presents a seminar entitled, “Good Faith Claim Handling,” at the PLRB Large Loss Conference in Chicago, Il. …
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Michael Troisi co-presents seminar at the American Bar Association
April 28, 2011 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Michael Troisi, a partner in the Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, will be co-presenting at the annual meeting of the Property Insurance Law Committee of the American Bar Association.  The topic is:  “Consequential Damages and the Bi-Economy Market Decision.”  The annual meeting takes place April 28-30, 2011. …
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Troisi & Welch present seminar entitled, “Underwriting Issues For Property Held In Trust”
March 9, 2011 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
On March 9, 2011, Michael Troisi and Michael Welch presented a seminar entitled, “Underwriting Issues For Property Held In Trust.”  …
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Michael Troisi co-presents a seminar at PLRB Large Loss Conference
November 15, 2010 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
Michael Troisi, a partner in the Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Litigation & Appeals Practice Group, co-presents a seminar entitled, “The Adjustment and Investigation of A Suspicious Fire Loss,” at the PLRB Loss Conference in New Orleans, LA. …
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Common Issues In the Investigation of Property Claims
September 16, 2010 | Insurance Coverage | Appeals
On September 16, 2010, Michael Troisi, Michael Welch and Adam Koblenz co-presented a seminar entitled, “Common Issues In the Investigation of Property Claims,” in St. Louis, MO. …
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A Guide to Investigations of Mortgagee Claims Submitted for Losses…
July 12, 2010 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Appeals
On July 12, 2010, Michael Troisi, a partner in the Health Services and Insurance Coverage & Litigation Practice Groups, and Michael Welch, an associate in the Insurance Coverage & Litigation and Litigation & Appeals Practice Groups, presented a seminar entitled, “A Guide to Investigations of Mortgagee Claims Submitted for Losses Occurring Pre and Post-Foreclosure.” …
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Good Faith Claim Handling
February 8, 2010 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Professional Liability
On February 8-9, 2010, Michael Troisi and David Wilck presented a seminar entitled, “Good Faith Claim Handling,” in Irvine Ca.   …
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