Professional Liability


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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Bruno Decision Published in DRI
November 21, 2018 | Professional Liability
Jon Bruno’s decision was published in the October 2018 issue of DRI’s column, “And The Defense Wins.” …
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DiGennaro Speaker at NYSBA’s Risk Management Program
October 5, 2018 | Professional Liability
Janice DiGennaro will be a speaker at the New York State Bar Association’s Risk Management 2018. Program Description: The New York State Bar Association is pleased to present Risk Management for Lawyers. Designed for all practicing attorneys regardless of their level of expertise, this program will provide practical tips to help improve your practice and …
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Bruno Secures a Pre-Answer Dismissal of a Third-Party Claim
October 2, 2018 | Professional Liability
Jon Bruno secured a pre-answer dismissal of a third-party complaint in the Southern District of New York.  Our client represented the plaintiff in a lawsuit concerning his daughter, and the defendant/third-party plaintiff represented the same plaintiff in various claims against his former employer.  The client participated in several telephone conferences with plaintiff and the third-party …
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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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