General Liability

Richman, Becker and Romeo Prevail in Trip-and-Fall Action
December 23, 2019 | General Liability

David Richman, Noah Becker and Jason Romeo successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of Columbia University in connection with a claim that the plaintiff tripped and fell over an uneven sidewalk adjacent to the School of International Affairs.

The decision, rendered by Kathryn Freed in Supreme Court, New York County, found that the plaintiff had

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Strober Prevails in Last-Minute Bronx County Labor Law Trial
September 23, 2019 | General Liability

Eric Strober obtained a defense verdict in a labor law trial in Bronx County on a case in which he was called in at the last minute by a commercial real estate company whose in-house counsel had already selected a jury.  In the case, the plaintiff, who claimed he had worked at a construction site

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DiGregorio and Lev Join Rivkin Radler as Associates
September 17, 2019 | Insurance Fraud | General Liability

Christine DiGregorio has joined the firm’s Insurance Fraud practice group.  Christine focuses her practice on insurance defense and no-fault insurance fraud matters. Christine also has professional liability experience, including handling claims as a third-party administrator for professional liability under professional liability policies. She has experience representing insurers as monitoring counsel, including analyzing coverage, assessing liability

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Strober Obtains Dismissal in Toxic Mold Case
August 12, 2019 | General Liability

Eric Strober obtained the dismissal of a case sounding in exposure to toxic mold in a client’s co-op unit rented by the plaintiff.  The plaintiff was a doctor who claimed that, due to illnesses sustained as a result of exposure in the apartment, that she was unable to work as a dermatologist and had to

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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2019 Upstate New York Rising Stars
| Health Services | General Liability | Commercial Litigation

Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce Steven J. Auletta and Mark J. Wagner were named to the 2019 Upstate New York Rising Stars list. Auletta is an associate in the firm’s General Liability practice group. He has been a Super Lawyer Rising Star since 2014. Wagner is an associate in Rivkin Radler’s Commercial Litigation

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Lampert and Finn to Present CLE on Trucking and Transportation Litigation Issues
July 18, 2019 | General Liability

On Thursday, September 12, Matthew Lampert and James Finn will present as part of the New York State Bar Association’s CLE program entitled Auto and Truck Claims, Accidents and Litigation. Their program – The Motor Vehicle Hitch: How to Avoid It, How to Deal with It – takes place from 9 am to 4:30 pm

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Lampert and Peress Prevail in Premises Liability Case
July 15, 2019 | Matthew A. Lampert | General Liability

Matthew Lampert and Janine Peress obtained victory in a premises liability case before Judge Boddie in Kings County.

The plaintiff commenced this action to recover for injuries sustained when she tripped and fell while descending a staircase on the insured’s premises.  The plaintiff admitted at her deposition that she could neither identify the cause of

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Robertelli and Parikh Obtain Dismissal
March 28, 2019 | General Liability

In a coverage action brought against State Farm for Uninsured Motorists Benefits where Plaintiff alleged residency status in the State Farm Insured’s household, John Robertelli and Ana Parikh prepared and filed a Motion for  Summary Judgment arguing that there is insufficient evidence to establish residency by Plaintiff. On the day before the Motion was to

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Ade’s Efforts Support Scholarships
March 8, 2019 | General Liability

In Brian Ade’s role as member of the CGL Reporter Editorial Board, he prepares summaries of five to 10 cases per year for publication. The summaries analyze insurance coverage decisions from around the country.

In 2018, the International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), which publishes the CGL Reporter, contributed $37,138 — the amount of royalties from

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Rivkin Radler Elects 3 New Partners
January 2, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Corporate | Intellectual Property | Insurance Fraud | General Liability | Commercial Litigation | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar

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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