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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – OCEAN COUNTY

4/13/18 Sostituto v. Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City. In Sostituto, plaintiff alleged she slipped and fell while walking on marble flooring at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City. Plaintiff attributed her accident to a hazardous and dangerous wet condition on the flooring. Plaintiff retained a liability expert to support her claims against the defendant. The case was arbitrated

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DISMISSAL – CIVIL COURT NEW YORK COUNTY

4/04/18 Joshua Walker PR LTD v. BK BEASTS LLC DBA CrossFit Outbreak. This action was based upon a breach of contract claim from Joshua Walker PR LTD a PR agency with offices in London and New York against BK Beasts LLC dba CrossFit Outbreak, a Brooklyn fitness club. Eric Malinowski successfully moved to dismiss this

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – QUEENS COUNTY

3/15/18 Papadakis v. 1000 Park Owners Corp., et al. Our client was the Board of a Co-op where work was being performed in one of the units. The plaintiff fell off a board and claimed serious injuries. We were able to defeat the Labor Law §240 claim and were able to get all but one

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DISMISSAL – SUPREME COURT, KINGS COUNTY

2/08/18 Disch v. W.I. Northbridge Construction Corp., et al. Plaintiff, a ironworker employed by JEMCO, sought damages for alleged injuries sustained after he fell from a flatbed truck during a delivery of seating components for tennis practice courts at the USTA National Tennis Center in Queens. Our client, KMS, was a separate ironworking firm retained

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – KINGS COUNTY

1/18/18 Peterson vs. Forest City Ratner, et al. Plaintiff claimed that he sustained serious injury on July 23, 2012 when a barricade fell on him. At the time of the accident, our client was assisting him in the removal of barricades. We were able to successfully argue that our client was not a Labor Law

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DEFENSE VERDICT AND APPELLATE VICTORY – NEW YORK, FIRST DEPARTMENT

1/18/18 Wavertree Corp. v. Bellet Constr. Corp. Plaintiff, a condominium corporation, sought damages for water damage as well as breach of contract stemming from façade work performed pursuant to contract by Bellet. After the trial judge found a question of fact existed as to the negligence and breach of contract claims against Bellet, the matter

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – QUEENS COUNTY

1/05/18 Richard Rios v. Lincoln Comfy Shop, Inc., et. al. Plaintiff claimed he sustained serious and permanent injuries on September 2, 2013 after tripping over a hole in the sidewalk abutting the cellar doors in front of 3712 Junction Boulevard in Queens. Our client, Guardian Gate Company, Inc., removed the damaged cellar door unit and

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – KING COUNTY

11/16/17 Nazir Ahmed v. F&G Group, LLC, Taragee Construction and Expert Enterprises, Inc. Plaintiff claimed that he sustained serious personal injuries on October 17, 2013, as a result of falling from a sidewalk shed at 660 East 242nd Street, Bronx, New York. Specifically, the plaintiff chose to climb the cross-braces and support beams of the

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APPELLATE VICTORY-APPELLATE DIVISION, SECOND DEPARTMENT

10/12/17 Goodwin v. Guardian Life Insurance, et al. Plaintiff sought damages for tripping on an alleged misleveled elevator at a property owned by Guardian and managed by Cushman & Wakefield. The elevator service provider was Nouveau at the time of the incident. The lower court summarily dismissed the action against all defendants, prompting an appeal

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