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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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SUMMARY JUDGMENT– KINGS COUNTY

8/16/18 Jose A. Rivas v. Diagonal Realty LLC & SS Bridging & Scaffolding Inc. Plaintiff commenced a lawsuit against our client, SS Bridging & Scaffolding Inc. Plaintiff alleged personal injuries from a trip and fall on a sidewalk flag in Manhattan. Plaintiff also sued the landlord, Diagonal Realty. Plaintiff alleged that the sidewalk flag was

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT– KINGS COUNTY

Rosenzwig v. Borycon-88M, Inc. et al. Plaintiffs allege that they sustained property damages to their home due during a renovation project that took place between November 2003 and September 2005. Plaintiffs retained Borycon -88M, Inc., owned by defendant Abramov to perform the renovation work. Borycom/Abramov retained our client, Vital Plumbing, Inc. to perform plumbing work

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – NEW YORK COUNTY

8/8/18 Paul DeMercurio v. 605 West 42nd Street Owner LLC, et. al. Plaintiff alleged violations of Labor Law 240(1), 241(6), 200, and general negligence against our clients 605 West 42nd Street Owner LLC and Tishman Construction Corporation of New York, arising out of an incident where plaintiff claimed he slipped on brown protective paper laid

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – WESTCHESTER COUNTY

7/6/18 James Tudy, IV v. New Rochelle Municipal Housing Authority, et al. Plaintiff claimed that he sustained serious personal injuries on January 4, 2015, as a result of slipping and falling on water and de-icing salt within the vestibule of his apartment building lobby, located at 111 Lockwood Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10801. Our client,

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DISMISSAL – KINGS COUNTY

6/27/18 Jorge Cano-Moreno v. Jetro Cash and Carry, et al. Plaintiff claimed that he sustained serious personal injuries on January 12, 2015, as a result of slipping and falling on ice in a Restaurant Depot parking lot located at 15-06 132nd Street, College Point, NY 11356. Our client, Rotundi Construction Corp., performed snow and ice

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – MONMOUTH COUNTY

6/8/18 Timo v. Bally’s Atlantic City. In Timo, plaintiff alleged he slipped and fell while dancing at the Wild Wild West Bar located within Bally’s Atlantic City. As a result of his accident, plaintiff alleged that he sustained bimalleolar ankle fractures which required surgery and a lengthy course of physical therapy. After the close of

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – QUEENS COUNTY

5/07/18 Robert Sauro v. 900 Broadway LLC, Edward Berger and Janice Berger, et al. In Sauro, plaintiff alleged he slipped on ice outside the restroom of the convenience store at a gas station owned by the insured. The premises was leased to a third-party and subleased to an additional party. Plaintiff attributed his accident to

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