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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – BRONX COUNTY

09/25/2020  – Galeno v. Everest Scaffolding Inc., et. al. Plaintiff claimed that he sustained serious personal injuries on December 20, 2012 while working as a laborer performing brick pointing work on the exterior of 20 West 22nd Street, New York, NY. Plaintiff maintained that he was injured when the sidewalk shed he was working on

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – BRONX COUNTY

6/10/2020 – Valerio v.  Hazen and Sawyer, D.P.C., Eaton Electric, Inc., and Five Star Electric Corporation Plaintiff was a Union carpenter employed by non-party WDF, Inc., performing miscellaneous work within the swing-path of an interior doorway inside the Jamaica Bay Wastewater Plant (municipal property  owned by the City of New York). Plaintiff was struck by

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APPELLATE VICTORY – SECOND DEPARTMENT – JUNE 10, 2020

In Cantey v. City of New York, plaintiff was a Journeyman electrician employed by our client, third party defendant, Eaton Electric, Inc. performing conduit installation at the Jamaica Bay Wastewater Plant (municipal property  owned by the City of New York) when he was struck on the head by a falling light fixture. On appeal, the

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DEFENSE VERDICT – KINGS COUNTY

03/06/2020 – Tsybulka v. Kostakis. The Tsybulka action arises out of a motor vehicle accident where defendant Kostakis was alleged to have reversed into the front of plaintiff’s luxury sedan on January 12, 2016 on a residential street in Manhattan. Plaintiff claims he sustained injuries to the discs of the lumbar spine, cervical spine, and

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DEFENSE VERDICT – BRONX COUNTY

12/19/19 – Jaiteh v. Hudson CBD Caton et. al. On February 4, 2015, plaintiff alleged he was injured when he slipped and fell on a slippery/wet condition that formed on plywood at a construction site. He claimed violations of Labor Law. It was his claim that he suffered injury to his back and knee and

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DEFENSE VERDICT – QUEENS COUNTY

12/13/19 – Borja v. Hush Café Lounge & Garden, Hush Bros. Inc., and Gimei Realty Corp. The Borja action arises out of allegations that plaintiff slipped and fell on an accumulation of snow and ice on the sidewalk abutting the Hush Café in Maspeth, New York, the evening of February 4, 2011. Plaintiff claims to

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – ESSEX COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

10/18/19 – Owens v. Essex Plaza III Associates and Planned Building Services. On January 7, 2017 at approximately 3:00 p.m., plaintiff alleges that she slipped and fell on ice as she was exiting her apartment building located at 150 Orchard Street in Newark. As a result, she sustained a bimalleolar ankle fracture requiring surgery with

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – BRONX COUNTY

Richards v. Ford Motor Company et. al. On September 18, 2010, thirteen passengers were traveling in a 1997 Ford E-350 fifteen passenger van owned and operated by Joy Fellowship Christian Ministries Inc. A member of Joy Fellowship, was driving the vehicle on Interstate 87 when he lost control of the van following the blow out

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – BRONX COUNTY

Henriques v. Beechwood RB Shorehaven, LLC et. al. Plaintiff claims she sustained injuries when she slipped and fell on a snow/ice condition on February 7, 2015 in a parking area of the Harbour Pointe at Shorehaven Condominium. Our clients, Defendants Beechwood RB Shorehaven and The Beechwood Organization (the “Beechwood Defendants”) submitted admissible evidence that the

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – ATLANTIC COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

9/13/19 – Goods v. Boardwalk Regency Corporation d/b/a Caesars Atlantic City. Plaintiff alleged that she slipped and fell on an untreated patch of ice while exiting Caesars Hotel at 9 pm on a cold winter day. As a result of her fall, she sustained injuries to both knees requiring double knee replacement surgery. After the

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