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Summary Judgment-Nassau County

1/19/2011 Campos v. Triple Crown Moving and Storage v. Crosstex The plaintiff, an employee of our client, Crosstex International, claimed that he slipped and fell on oil leaked from a forklift at a warehouse. The plaintiff sued the owner of the warehouse and the tenant. The tenant, Triple Crown Moving and Storage commenced a third

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Summary Judgment – Ocean County Superior Court

1/7/2011 Klein v. Bally’s Park Place Casino In Klein, plaintiff alleged that he tripped and fell over a raised metal molding while walking at Bally’s Casino. As a result of his fall, plaintiff alleged that he sustained a closed head injury and an injury to his hip. He now suffers from vertigo and needs a

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Summary Judgment – Essex County Superior Court

12/17/2010 Slater v. Harrah’s Atlantic City In Slater, plaintiff slipped and fell on the marble floor on the main concourse of Harrah’s Casino. As a result of her fall, she sustained a comminuted fracture of her right shoulder. At the close of discovery Philip Odett moved for summary judgment arguing that there was no foreign

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Summary Judgment – Middlesex County Superior Court

11/19/2010 Grullon v. Caesar’s Atlantic City In Grullon v. Caesar’s Atlantic City, plaintiff alleged he slipped on a wet substance and fell down the escalator stairs at Caesar’s Casino. As a result of his fall, plaintiff sustained a significant knee injury and back injury requiring surgery. Plaintiff also contended that he can no longer work

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Summary Judgment – Passaic County Superior Court

11/12/2010 Patricia Zukovich v. Harrah’s Atlantic City The plaintiff, Patricia Zukovich, alleged that she tripped and fell when walking on the main concourse at Harrah’s Casino due to a raised and uneven metal stripping that separated the marble from inlaid carpeting. When plaintiff tripped she fell forward violently striking her head on a brass handrail.

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Verdict–New York County

10/15/2010 Mescall v. Structure-Tone This was a damages only trial. Plaintiff, an iron worker, was injured when a steel curtain fell on his shoulder. Structure-Tone, the general contractor, was found strictly liable under Labor Law 240. Prior to trial, plaintiff’s counsel, Sacks & Sacks, demanded 3.5 million dollars to settle the case. Structure-Tone offered 1

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Summary Judgment–New York County

8/11/2010 Chernow v. Ronald Winston Plaintiff tripped and fell on a defect in the sidewalk in front of the townhouse owned by defendant Winston. She fractured her wrist and required open reduction and internal fixation. After the close of discovery, Andrea Sacco Camacho successfully argued that Winston’s townhouse was a single family dwelling and he

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Summary Judgment-Bronx County

6/24/2010 Tache v. NYU Real Estate Corp. et. al. This action involved alleged violations of Labor Law 240(1) and 241 due to an accident that occurred on scaffolding at an NYU construction site. The defendants included the owner of the building, the general contractor and our client, the scaffolding company. The plaintiff allegedly suffered an

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Dismissal – United States District Court of New Jersey

6/21/2010 Sabin v. Atlantic City Showboat, Inc. In Sabin, the plaintiff was a passenger in a Showboat shuttle bus. An assailant wielding a gun and claiming to have a bomb took control of the bus resulting in an eight-hour stand-off with the Atlantic City police. Plaintiff alleged post traumatic stress disorder as a result of

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Appellate Victory-Appellate Division,Second Department

6/8/2010 Samuel Figueroa v. Felice Tornabene In this action, plaintiff claimed he was injured when our client’s horse and carriage struck his car turning it on its side after the horse became frightened by a loud noise while going down the street in Manhattan. Plaintiff’s injuries included the complete amputation of one finger and a

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