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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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Summary Judgment- Supreme Court, Kings County

9/8/2009 Scalfani v. Thames Street Transfer Station, Allied Waste Industries and BFI Waste Systems of New Jersey, Inc. In Scalfani, plaintiff was employed by an electrician who was hired by our clients to repair a pump in the floor of their transfer station. Plaintiff alleged that he suffered from an electric shock due to a

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Summary Judgment-Supreme Court, Bronx County

8/31/2009 Solis v. Trucknology, Inc., Kenneth Aronholz and Concept 2000 Plaintiff was allegedly injured while standing in the roadway in front of our client Concept 2000’s auto parts store when a vehicle owned and operated by Trucknology, Inc. and Kenneth Aronholz respectively struck the plaintiff. Plaintiff alleged that our clients were negligent in designing a

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Summary Judgment–Supreme Court, Bronx County

8/4/2009 Rivera v. Meadowbrook Farms et. al. Plaintiff was killed when his bicycle came into contact with a commercial truck on Barry Street in the Bronx. Plaintiff alleged that our client, Meadowbrook Farms, was negligent for leaving a tractor trailer double parked in front of service station on the corner of Barry street awaiting repairs,

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Appellate Victory–Appellate Division, First Department

5/26/2009 Georgiou v. 32-42 Broadway LLC, et al. In Georgiou v. 32-42 Broadway LLC, et al., Suzanne Lodge successfully argued that a lower court decision denying summary judgment to defendant, Liberty Café should be reversed. The plaintiff therein was injured when he slipped on water in the vestibule area of the Liberty Café. A scaffold

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Summary Judgment- New York County

4/29/2009 Klussman v. New City Realty, et al. In Klussman, plaintiff was injured while unloading pallets of water from his truck onto a loading dock at 207 W. 25th Street in Manhattan, New York. Our clients, New City Realty Corp. owned commercial space in the building and leased said space to one of the co-defendants.

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Summary Judgment – Union County Superior Court

4/28/2009 Beeks v. Folchimamrunto, et al In Beeks v. Folchimamrunto, et al., the plaintiffs were involved in a three car collision near an intersection in New Jersey. Prior to answering interrogatories and conducting depositions, Reena Shah successfully moved for summary judgment. She argued that the insured taxi was not the proximate cause of the accident

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Summary Judgment – Morris County Superior Court

3/30/2009 P&C Construction v. New Jersey Lawyers Service In P&C Construction v. New Jersey Lawyers Service, Eric Malinowski successfully argued for summary judgment in an action alleging that our client did not properly serve the plaintiff with a summons and complaint which lead to its default as a defendant in an underlying construction litigation. In

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