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Defense Verdict-Supreme Court, Bronx County

4/27/2010 Carmen Castillo v. U.S. team, Inc. In Castillo v. U.S. Team, Inc., the plaintiff alleged that she tripped over construction debris while at work at a department store in Harlem. At the time of her accident, the third floor of the department store was under construction. However, it housed the only bathroom for store

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Appellate Victory–Appellate Division, First Department

4/10/2010 Rivera v. Meadowbrook Farms Plaintiff was riding his bicycle when he was struck and killed by co-defendant’s delivery van. Approximately one hour before the accident, defendant Meadowbrook Farms delivered one of its tractor trailer trucks to a repair shop in the vicinity of the accident. During that hour, the truck was illegally parked on

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Summary Judgment- Supreme Court, Kings County

4/1/2010 Abdalla v. Bally’s Park Place, Inc. In Abdalla, the plaintiff slipped on a wet surface in the spa/pool area of Bally’s Casino in Atlantic City. As a result of the accident, the plaintiff sustained an ankle fracture with complications. After plaintiff exchanged his bill of particulars but prior to depositions, Eric Malinowski successfully moved

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Summary Judgment- Burlington County Superior Court

1/22/2010 Dreyer v. Atlantic City Showboat, Inc. In Dreyer v. Showboat Atlantic City, plaintiff alleged he slipped and fell on a wet condition in the men’s bathroom at Showboat Atlantic City. As a result, plaintiff suffered significant lower back injuries which resulted in a lumbar discectomy. Plaintiff argued a drain which was placed in the

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Defense Verdict-Supreme Court, Westchester County

1/8/2010 Valerie Drossman and Brian Drossman v. Brian Fleming Kathleen Mulholland successfully defended her client in a damages only trial. The matter involved a motor vehicle accident and liability was decided against our client, as a matter of law, several months before the trial date. The plaintiff, Valerie Drossman, claimed that she sustained a serious

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Appellate Victory–Appellate Division, First Department

1/8/2010 Siegel v. RRG Fort Greene, Inc et. al. Plaintiff, an electrician, was installing BX cable above the ceiling grid when his ladder tipped causing him to fall to the ground. Defendant H & L Electric was plaintiff’s employer. JLS was the general contractor. The court below granted plaintiff’s motion for summary judgmenton on the

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Appellate Victory-Appellate Division,Second Department

1/5/2010 Lowayne Williams v. BFI Waste Services, Inc. In this case, the plaintiff claimed that he sustained catastophic injuries when he was struck by a bus and subsequently wedged between the bus and a garbage dumpster. Our client, BFI Waste Services, Inc. allegedly owned the dumpster. We were able to successfully argue to the trial

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Defense Verdict–New York County

12/16/2009 Nadel v. Tom Cat Bakery Plaintiff, a 26-year old female, was struck by defendant’s delivery van as she crossed Delancy Street in downtown Manhattan. Plaintiff suffered a flail injury to her chest with a collapsed lung, eight rib fractures, a lacerated liver, a fractured orbital and a concussion with severe cognitive deficits. At trial,

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Appellate Victory–Appellate Division, Second Department

11/16/2009 Marchetti v. Modica Plaintiff allegedly tripped and fell over furniture that was placed up against the defendant’s home and admittedly blocked part of a sidewalk. Plaintiff fractured her hip and required surgery. Following her surgery she became septic and expired. At the close of discovery, Andrea Sacco Camacho sucessfully argued that the furniture was

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Appellate Victory– Appellate Division, First Department

11/12/2009 James v. Colonial Steel Corp. and Robert Goodlett In James, Suzanne Lodge and Peter Lo Palo successfully argued that a lower court decision to set aside a defendants’ verdict at trial and grant a new trial was issued in error and should be reversed. After a damages-only trial, Peter Lo Palo obtained a defendants’

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