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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – BERGEN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

5/19/19 – Joyce Logan v. Harrah’s Atlantic City Operating Company d/b/a Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City. Plaintiff commenced the instant action, alleging that she was injured due to Harrah’s Atlantic City Operating Company, LLC d/b/a Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City (“Harrah’s”) negligence the evening of June 18, 2015. Plaintiff claims that, while she was ascending a staircase,

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – KINGS COUNTY

Gaetano Impoco v. Marjam Supply Co. Inc. et al. Plaintiff alleged serious personal injuries after his ankle and foot were run over by a Marjam delivery truck at the Bay Plaza Mall loading zone while plaintiff and co-workers were in the process of moving carpentry materials offloaded from the truck minutes earlier. In addition to

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DEFENSE VERDICT – WESTCHESTER COUNTY

Joseph and Harriet Steinberg v. Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City: On January 17, 2014, at 7:46 p.m., the 90 year old plaintiff was entering Harrah’s Atlantic City through the revolving door at the incoming valet while using a walker. As he was exiting the door, the door struck the bottom leg of his walker and caused

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DISMISSAL – MERCER COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

4/26/19 – Carmella C. Minelli and Anthony Minelli v. Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City Plaintiff claimed that she sustained serious personal injuries on June 2, 2013, as a result of tripping and falling while walking near the valet area at Harrah’s Atlantic City. Prior to filing an answer and the completion of discovery, Reena Shah filed

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DISMISSAL – MIDDLESEX COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

4/26/19- Margaret Cravello v. Quick Chek Corporation and Unifirst Corporation. Plaintiff alleges that on February 25, 2016, she was a patron at the Quick Chek located in Woodbridge, New Jersey. As she was exiting the store, she tripped and fell over a floor mat that she claims was not properly placed down. Plaintiff attributed her

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – NASSAU COUNTY

1/10/19 – Bonnie Thompson v. Unifirst Corp., et al. Plaintiff claimed that she sustained serious personal injuries on January 15, 2016, as a result of tripping and falling over a floor mat in the vestibule area of her office building located at 80 Arkay Drive, Hauppauge, NY. Our client, Unifirst Corporation, provided floor mats at

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Christopher C. Mauro appointed to the Insurance Defense Committee of the NJSBA

The Insurance Defense Committee is dedicated to discussing issues of importance to the insurance defense bar, particularly with regard to automobile insurance including no-fault, tort thresholds, uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage and arbitration. The committee will be asked to provide comments to the NJSBA Board of Trustees on pending legislation, potential amicus curiae matters, proposed court rules

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ARBITRATION PERMANENTLY STAYED IN SUM/UM MATTER – SUFFOLK COUNTY

10/2/18 Utica Mutual Assurance Company v. Levern Steward. The underlying accident occurred on August 24, 2016 at or near the intersection of Furman Street and Fulton Street, Brooklyn, New York. The Police Report indicates that an individual fell asleep at the wheel and struck two (2) pedestrians, one of whom was Levern Steward. Counsel on

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – NEW YORK COUNTY

Coombes v. Shawmut Design & Construction and Apple, Inc. v. Rockmor Electric. The plaintiff contends that he was injured when he was attempting to exit a room located within the Apple, Inc. store under construction at Grand Central Terminal on October 26, 2011. Plaintiff was an electrician employed by our client Rockmor Electric and was

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DISMISSAL – KINGS COUNTY

August 2018 Beraun-Soller v. Silvercup Scaffold Co. On February 18, 2016, plaintiff was performing a cut to a ceiling with a hand held circular saw as part of a renovation project at 381 S. 5th Street, Brooklyn, New York. He alleges that the power saw he was using struck something which caused the saw to

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