Professional Liability


Bruno and Eckler Secure Dismissal of Amended Complaint Against Law Firm Defendants
July 11, 2019 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Cali Eckler obtained the dismissal of an amended complaint on behalf of their clients, a law firm and an individually named attorney at the law firm (the law firm defendants). The claim arose from litigation that the plaintiff initiated after the board members of the homeowners’ association (HOA) where the plaintiff lived …
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DiGennaro and Gurman Prevail on Pre-Answer Motion to Dismiss
June 12, 2019 | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro and Amanda Gurman successfully obtained dismissal of a complaint filed against a real estate broker client. Plaintiff, a disgruntled home buyer, commenced an action for fraud and negligent misrepresentation against everyone involved in their home purchase, including our client, the listing broker for the property. The action was based on the defendants’ alleged …
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Fyman to Present at USLaw Conference
May 30, 2019 | Professional Liability
On May 31, Avigael Fyman will be presenting at the USLAW NETWORK Professional Liability Exchange at the Hyatt Regency in Jersey City. She will be speaking on, “Hot Topics in Professional Malpractice Claims.”   …
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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Summary Judgment Dismissal of Complaint
May 23, 2019 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson secured summary judgment dismissal from the Supreme Court, New York County Commercial Division, of a complaint asserting claims for breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference with a contract, breach of contract and seeking punitive damages against an attorney client. The non-party owner of a Manhattan townhouse entered into a contract …
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DiGennaro Panelist at NYSBA Ethics 2019 – Legal Ethics In the Real World
April 2, 2019 | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro will be on the panel of the New York State Bar Association’s Ethics 2019 – Legal Ethics In the Real World. Program Description: Since the new Rules of Professional Conduct replaced the former Code of Professional Responsibility in 2009, the State Bar’s Committee on Professional Ethics has issued over 320 formal opinions. Many …
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Wilck on Panel for Argo Pro Lawyers’ Professional Liability Conference
March 6, 2019 | Professional Liability
David Wilck, a partner in the firm’s Professional Liability practice group, will be a speaker at the 2019 Argo Pro Lawyers’ Professional Liability Conference, to be held in Las Vegas, NV from May 8-9, 2019. David’s session “Am I A Lawyer or Do I Just Play One On TV: Public Relations and the Ethical Lawyer,” …
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Bruno Covers Risk Management at NYSBA CLE
February 14, 2019 | Professional Liability
On Monday, March 25, 2019, Jonathan Bruno will participate in the New York State Bar Association’s Legal Malpractice continuing legal education program. He will be speaking on the topic of Risk Management for Lawyers. For information and to register, click here. …
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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Action from Appellate Division
January 4, 2019 | Jonathan B. Bruno | Deborah M. Isaacson | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Deborah Isaacson secured dismissal from the Appellate Division, First Department of a complaint asserting legal malpractice, fraud and Judiciary Law 487 claims against their attorney clients, with the Appellate Division reversing the trial court’s partial denial of their motion to dismiss. Our clients represented the plaintiff in her divorce proceeding for nine …
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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Counterclaims
December 3, 2018 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Debbie Isaacson secured a pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, New York County of counterclaims for sanctions and punitive damages against their law firm client.  Their client brought an action on a guarantee to pay legal fees for the services they provided in a matrimonial action, and the defendant, in response, claimed …
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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Complaint
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Jonathan Bruno and Debbie Isaacson secured a pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, Bronx County of a second third-party complaint asserting claims for contribution and common law indemnification against their safety inspector client. A defendant contractor sought to hold our client responsible should plaintiff succeed on its labor law claims relating to his job site …
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