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MOTION TO DISMISS – KINGS COUNTY

5/30/2024: Young v. Surpoza Corp., et al. – The plaintiff sought damages for personal injuries sustained in an alleged trip and fall, due to a defective portion of a concrete sidewalk adjacent to a property leased by our client, Broadwill Associates. Plaintiff died prior to the completion of party depositions and his attorney then failed

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – WESTCHESTER COUNTY

4/19/24 – Davis v. Citywide Painting Corp.: In her lawsuit, plaintiff sought damages for personal injuries sustained when she slipped and fell on a painted curb at an apartment complex owned by co-defendant River Park Residences, LP. As a result of her fall, plaintiff sustained significant injuries to her ankle which necessitated numerous surgeries and

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MOTION TO DISMISS – MONMOUTH COUNTY

Rainey v. Republic Services of NJ. In her lawsuit, plaintiff sought damages for personal injuries sustained during an alleged motor vehicle accident when plaintiff’s vehicle collided with a vehicle controlled by co-defendant Henry E. Graves, Jr. and owned by co-defendant Wilkie Trucking, Inc. Republic Services of New Jersey, LLC. was not a named defendant in

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DEFENSE VERDICT – SUFFOLK COUNTY

James V. Argutto v. J.P. Hunter Co., Inc. Andrea Camacho secured a defense verdict in favor of our client, J.P Hunter, Co. Inc., in a breach of contract claim, where plaintiff James Argutto, alleged negligent performance of roof replacement work along with claims that J.P. Hunter breached the terms of the agreement. After securing dismissal

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DEFENSE VERDICT – NEW YORK COUNTY

3/8/2024 – Ramirez v. 255 West 108th Street Corp. After plaintiff was awarded statutory liability under Labor Law section 240(1), a trial on damages was held, where plaintiff alleged injuries to his cervical spine, requiring anterior-fusion of the C4 and C5 disc levels; lumbar spine, requiring posterior and anterior fusion of the L4, L5, and

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – ESSEX COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

12/15/2023 – Roberto Giron v. CR Super Star Laundry Corp, et. al. In this lawsuit, plaintiff was operating a commercial washer-extractor for his employer CR Super Star Laundry Corp. While performing his job duties, plaintiff opened the door to the washer-extractor to add starch and his arm got pulled into the moving machine. As a

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – KINGS COUNTY

5/11/23 – Simms v. 16 Bartlett Street LLC. Plaintiff claimed that he sustained serious personal injuries on January 11, 2015, while walking along a public sidewalk adjacent to 16 Bartlett Street, Brooklyn, NY. Plaintiff maintained that he was injured when walking underneath a sidewalk shed at that location. Specifically, he alleges that he was caused

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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – SARATOGA COUNTY

4/19/2023 – Pellet v. Town of Milton In this negligence action, plaintiff alleges that she was caused to slip and fall on black ice in the parking lot of the Town of Milton Community Center. Plaintiff claims that the Town of Milton had actual and constructive notice of the dangerous condition at the accident location.

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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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SUMMARY JUDGMENT – BRONX COUNTY

2/8/2023 – Martinez v. 411 Rest. Corp. et. al. In this negligence action, plaintiff alleges that she was caused to trip and fall while descending down stairs to the bathroom at the Tonic East Restaurant and Bar. Specifically, plaintiff alleges that the lighting was insufficient and that the stairs were improperly designed and maintained. As

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