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Summary Judgment – Essex County, New Jersey

3/20/2009 Carmitropoulo v. Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa In Carmitropoulo v. Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, the plaintiff asserted five causes of action against the Borgata as a result of his eviction from the Club Mur Mur on September 22, 2006, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The plaintiff was evicted from the hotel and casino

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Dismissal – Burlington County Superior Court

1/27/2009 Miller v. The Courtyards Apartments, First Montgomery Group, et al In Marion Miller v. The Courtyards Apartments, First Montgomery Group, et al, plaintiff alleged she slipped and fell on a defective sidewalk while entering her apartment. A thorough examination of the sidewalk by defense counsel revealed no defects. As a result, defendants threatened sanctions

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Summary Judgment – Rockland County

1/22/2009 Innocent v. Manhattan Management Co., Tor View Village, et al. In Innocent V. Manhattan Management Co., et al, the plaintiff slipped on black ice at the insured’s apartment complex, Tor View Village. As a result of the accident, she suffered a left lateral malleolar ankle fracture and a spiral fracture of her fibula requiring

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Summary Judgment – New York County

1/14/2009 Kuhlmann v. 77 Water Street, Sage Realtors, Cushman & Wakefield and Perma Iron Craft Corp. In Kuhlmann v. 77 Water Street, et al, plaintiff was injured when he walked into an empty decorative pool located between the sidewalk and building at 77 Water Street in Manhattan. The building was owned and managed by the

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Summary Judgment – Burlington County Superior Court

1/9/2009 Porto v. Showboat Atlantic City In Porto v. Showboat Atlantic City, plaintiff alleged she tripped at the top of an escalator at Showboat Atlantic City and subsequently tumbled down the entire flight of steps. As a result, plaintiff suffered significant lower back and neck injuries. Plaintiff argued there was a gap in between the

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Summary Judgment – Kings County

1/9/2009 Owsiany v. Thomas Zawalich, 24-Seven Electric & BFI Waste Systems In Owsiany v. Thomas Zawalich, et al., plaintiff was hired by Thomas Zawalich to perform work. Thomas Zawalich and 24-Seven Electric occupied a building owned by our clients, BFI Waste Systems, pursuant to a barter agreement. While at the premises, plaintiff attempted to inspect

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Summary Judgment – Queens County

12/16/2008 Rabines v. Power Cooling, Inc. and William Lewis In Rabines v. Power Cooling, Inc. & William Lewis, plaintiff Vanessa Rabines alleged that our client William Lewis, who was operating a van owned by his employer and our other client, Power Cooling, Inc., struck her vehicle as the intersection of 23rd Street and 30th Avenue

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Appellate Victory – Appellate Division, First Department

12/8/2008 Hurley v. Best Buy Stores, L.P., et al. In Hurley v. Best Buy Stores, L.P., et al., Kathleen Mulholland successfully argued that a lower court decision granting summary judgment in favor of a general contractor on the issue of indemnification should be reversed. In Hurley, the plaintiff, an electrician, was injured when a light

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Appellate Victory – Appellate Division, First Department

12/2/2008 Mejia v. Andrew R. Levenbaum, et al. In Mejia v. Levenbaum, et al., plaintiff, an employee of Tam Restaurant, claims he was injured when stairs collapsed as he was carrying a large piece of equipment down them. The insured, Andrew Levenbaum, owned the premises. After a successful appeal of a decision denying our original

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Defense Verdict – Ocean County Superior Court

9/10/2008 Williams v. Harrah’s Casino Hotel Atlantic City In Williams v. Harrah’s Casino Hotel Atlantic City, Christopher C. Mauro recently secured a defense verdict in Ocean County Superior Court. Plaintiff claimed to have fallen over a curb in the self park garage which she claimed was a dangerous condition. Plaintiff produced a liability expert who

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