Recent News - General Liability


Rivkin Radler Elects 3 New Partners
January 2, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Appeals | Commercial Litigation | General Liability | Insurance Fraud | Intellectual Property | Corporate
UNIONDALE, NEW YORK – January 2, 2019 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Frank Izzo, Gene Kang and Henry Mascia have been elected Partners. “These attorneys are excellent advocates in their varying practice areas with great commitment to our clients…We are proud to have them join …
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Bushwack, Korman Named to Crain’s 2019 Notable Women List
December 27, 2018
Rivkin Radler is proud to announce that Jacqueline Bushwack and Cheryl F. Korman have been selected for Crain’s New York Business’ 2019 Notable Women in Law list. The annual list celebrates attorneys who have made an impact on New York City. According to Crain’s, “it honors the achievements of the brightest and boldest legal minds; those …
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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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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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Rivkin Radler Welcomes New Attorney
October 29, 2018 | General Liability
Hackensack, New Jersey – October 29, 2018 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Matthew Windman has joined the firm. Matthew has joined the firm’s General Liability group as an Associate where he defends cases involving insurance coverage issues, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, construction accidents, wrongful death actions, and …
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Robertelli Obtains Second Summary Judgment for Home Elevation Company
September 24, 2018 | Professional Liability
John Robertelli obtained a second dismissal of all negligence claims with prejudice made against a Home Elevation Company related to a dispute over work performed pursuant to a contract after the home was damaged by Superstorm Sandy. All claims for negligent workmanship were dismissed by the Honorable Daniel L. Weiss J.S.C. in Monmouth County who …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes Three New Attorneys
September 20, 2018 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Commercial Litigation | General Liability
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Thomas DeMarco, Jacob Fleitman and Michael Rudick have joined the firm. Thomas V. DeMarco, has joined the firm’s General Liability Practice Groups as an Associate. Thomas focuses his practice on a variety of matters, including automobile liability, premises liability and property damage cases.  …
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Richman, Bushwack and LiPetri Obtain Summary Judgement in Labor Law Case
September 20, 2018 | General Liability
David Richman, Jacqueline Bushwack and Michael LiPetri obtained summary judgment on behalf of a NYC land owner in a lawsuit where plaintiff alleged injuries flowing from a construction-related incident when plaintiff fell from a height while in the process of disposing bulk debris. Plaintiff alleged violations of Labor Law 240(1), 241(6) and 200. Bronx County …
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Merkrebs Quoted in Healthcare Risk Management
August 31, 2018 | Medical Malpractice Defense
Howard Merkrebs was quoted in an article published in Healthcare Risk Management, “Patients Leaving Against Medical Advice Create Liability Risk.” Merkrebs discusses how the AMA form is not enough to prevent a lawsuit. “Even when clinicians and administrators do their best to counsel a patient who wishes to leave AMA and have signed documents acknowledging …
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Strober Secures Second Defense Verdict in Three Weeks in Bronx County Trial
August 6, 2018 | General Liability
Eric Strober was successful in defending a driver who was liable for an accident and accused of causing the plaintiff to undergo spinal and knee surgeries. Eric established that the accident was not the cause of the plaintiff’s claimed injuries and surgeries, but rather that she had unrelated, long-standing degenerative problems that the surgeries addressed. …
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