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Richman Shares Perspective on Responding to Adverse Hospital Events
March 3, 2020 | Health Services | Medical Malpractice Defense
David Richman was quoted in a Healthcare Risk Management article entitled, “Develop Plan for Responding to Adverse Events,” which discusses the importance of hospitals preparing in advance for how to respond to an unexpected death, serious accident or possible malpractice. To read the article, click here. …
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Hardy Named to The National Black Lawyers Top 100
March 2, 2020 | Commercial Litigation | Employment & Labor | Banking
Tamika Hardy was selected to join The National Black Lawyers Top 100, an elite network made up of African American attorneys in New York. Tamika was selected after a rigorous nomination and vetting process. The mission of The National Black Lawyers is to celebrate legal excellence by promoting their attorneys as subject-matter experts, developing a …
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Korman, Mascia, and Boyd Victorious in Labor Law Appeal
March 2, 2020 | Appeals
Cheryl F. Korman, Henry Mascia, and J’Naia L. Boyd obtained victory in a Labor Law case at the Appellate Division, First Department based on special employment affirmative defense. The plaintiff commenced the action to recover damages for personal injuries purportedly sustained when he fell from a ladder while performing “touch-up” painting in our client’s school …
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Sheinberg Featured in First Issue of NYSBA Women In Law Newsletter
March 2, 2020 | Trusts & Estates
Wendy Sheinberg was featured in the first issue of the New York State Bar Association’s Women in Law Section newsletter. She authored the article, “The Voice of a Trailblazer: ‘Just Tish from Brooklyn’ and was also featured as a member spotlight. Click here to read the newsletter. …
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February Real Estate Transactions
March 1, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On February 27, 2020, Ron Kornblum and Marie Landsman, represented the Purchasers, Meadows Apartments LLC, Meadows Hancock LLC, and Meadows Vermilyea LLC, each a Georgia limited liability company, as Tenants-In-Common in the acquisition of The Meadows Apartment located in Columbus, Georgia, which property was comprised of 86 units, with a purchase price of $6.9M. Financing …
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Boyd and Famojuro Named to Top 40 Under 40 by The National Black Lawyers
March 1, 2020 | General Liability | Appeals
J’Naia Boyd and Ade Famojuro were named as Top 40 Under 40 Attorneys by The National Black Lawyers. They were nominated and then selected after a rigorous nomination and vetting process. This honor is only given to a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field. The Top 40 Under …
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Malerba, Kaiser to Speak on ACFE Healthcare Fraud Panel
February 26, 2020 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
On Thursday, May 7, 2020, Benjamin Malerba and Jeff Kaiser will participate in a panel discussion sponsored by the Long Island Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. The program, to be held at the Westbury Manor, will feature a panel of experts discussing the detection and prosecution of healthcare fraud. For details and …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes Two New Attorneys
February 26, 2020 | Medical Malpractice Defense | General Liability | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
UNIONDALE, NEW YORK – February 25, 2020 – Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Daniel Furshpan and Matthew Meisel have joined the Firm as Associates. Daniel E. Furshpan, has joined the Medical Malpractice and General Liability Practice Groups, resident in the Long Island office. He concentrates his …
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Boyd and Famojuro Named Top 40 Under 40 Attorneys by the National Black Lawyers
February 24, 2020 | Banking | General Liability | Employment & Labor | Commercial Litigation | Appeals
J’Naia Boyd and Ade Famojuro were named Top 40 Under 40 attorneys by the National Black Lawyers. This honor is given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field. The Top 40 Under 40 is limited to the top 40 attorneys in each state who have demonstrated …
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Fader Quoted on Fees for Medical Records in Part B News
February 24, 2020 | Health Services
Eric Fader was quoted in an article, “Court throws out fee policies for medical record sharing; watch for new rules,” in Part B News. The article discussed the recent court decision in Ciox Health, LLC v. Alez Azar, et al., which led to the Department of Health and Human Services modifying its guidance regarding patients’ …
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Riverso and De La Hoz Obtain Preliminary Injunction Without an Evidentiary Hearing
February 24, 2020 | Construction | Commercial Litigation
In a trespass action, Pia E. Riverso and Catalina E. De La Hoz obtained a preliminary injunction in favor of the firm’s clients, two owners of adjoining property in Brooklyn, NY. The two homeowners commenced an action against the defendants — adjoining property owners — after the defendants’ encroached on the plaintiffs’ properties during their …
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Ullman to Present at Dietary Supplement GMP Compliance Seminar
February 21, 2020 | Health Services
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED OUT OF CONCERN FOR THE GUESTS’ HEALTH Marc Ullman will be presenting at the Dietary Supplement Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Compliance Seminar on April 16-17, 2020 at the Hilton Garden Inn Melville in Plainview, New York. EAS Consulting Group will be conducting the seminar to help firms prepare for increased …
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Cannata, Misiti and Smirti File Amicus Brief with U.S. Supreme Court
February 20, 2020 | Intellectual Property
On February 19, Mike Cannata, Frank Misiti, and Steve Smirti filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court as counsel of record for the New York Intellectual Property Law Association in the United States Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com B.V. matter.  This case addresses whether the addition, by an online business, of “.com” to …
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Real Estate Department Transactions in January 2020
February 20, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On January 15, John Panagopoulos represented the lender, ERA Buildings LLC, for a loan amount of $2 million to the Purchaser of 1248, 1250 and 1252 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. On January 23, Ron Kornblum and Marie Landsman represented six tenant-in-common purchasing entities in the acquisition, and related IRS 1031 tax free exchange transactions, of …
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Bruno Speaks at New York Wage & Hour Compliance Forum
February 19, 2020 | Employment & Labor
Jonathan Bruno was a guest speaker at the New York Wage & Hour Compliance Forum hosted by FedEx on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott. The forum, hosted for FedEx’s independent service providers in New York, was meant to help trucking businesses better understand their business’ compliance obligations regarding wage …
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