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Dismissal–Hudson County

3/30/2007 Graeb v. Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa In Graeb, two patrons that were involved in a physical altercation claimed that Borgata should be held responsible for negligent supervision and violation of Dram Shop laws. One patron allegedly dislocated his left shoulder and fractured his nose as a result of the fight. Susan Slim successfully

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Defense Verdict–Supreme Court, Kings County

2/21/2007 Robinson v. Bally’s Park Place Christopher C. Mauro recently secured a directed verdict in Supreme Court, Kings County. In Robinson, the plaintiff alleged that she was caused to trip and fall due to a bubble or hump in the carpeting in the lobby of the casino. Notably, there was surveillance tape which captured the

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Appellate Victory–Appellate Division, Second Department

2/20/2007 Castilla v. K.A.B. Realty The Appellate Division, Second Department, reversed a Kings County decision denying a motion for summary judgment on our client’s contractual indemnity claims. Kathleen M. Mulholland was able to show that there was no evidence of negligence on the part of our client and that any liability that could be assessed

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Dismissal–Burlington County Superior Court

2/16/2007 Kahn v. Franco In Kahn v. Franco et al., plaintiff was involved in a multi-car collision when he merged into the left lane to avoid a disabled tractor trailer allegedly blocking the right lane of Route 295 South. As a result, plaintiff suffered a concussion, rotator cuff tear, thoracic strain and sprain and a

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Summary Judgment–Westchester County

2/14/2007 Lester Henry v. Devonshire Co. d/b/a 390 Riverdale Avenue Corp. In Lester Henry v. Devonshire Co. d/b/a 390 Riverdale Avenue Corp., the inebriated plaintiff, pleading violations of Labor Law §§ 200, 240 and 241 as well as common law negligence, claimed that he was directed onto the roof of the defendant’s premises to clean

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Summary Judgment–Bronx County

2/5/2007 Temmel v. City of New York In Temmel, the plaintiff, a pedestrian tripped and fell over a steel plate in the roadway of East Tremount Ave, Bronx, New York. She alleged that our client, The Market Store, along with the City of New York and Con. Ed., created the defective condition in the street.

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Summary Judgment–Nassau County

1/31/2007 Trumboli v. 5th Avenue Paving, Inc. et al. In Trumboli v. 5th Avenue Paving, Inc. et al. plaintiff was caused to trip and fall due to an alleged dip in the parking lot at the Gateway Motor Inn located at 1780 Sunrise Highway in Merrick, New York. The property was owned and operated by

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Kathleen Mulholland–Panelist at Annual CPR Meeting

1/19/2007 On January 19, 2007, Kathleen Mulholland was a panelist at the annual meeting for the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (also known as “CPR Insititute”). Kathleen’s panel was entitled “The Role of Insurers in Mediation” and its primary focus was on the various insurance coverage issues that must be addressed before a

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Defense Verdict–Bronx County

1/18/2007 Lamana v. Jankowski et. al. Andrea Sacco Camacho rececently secured a directed verdict in Supreme Court, Bronx County. In Lamana v. Jankowski et. al., plaintiff injured her right eye in an automobile accident. Plaintiff claimed that the injury resulted in blindness. Ms. Camacho disagreed, arguing that the injury, a torn iris, was not a

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Defense Verdict–Supreme Court, Kings County

12/14/2006 Chao v, GNOC Corporation d/b/a Atlantic City Hilton Christopher C. Mauro recently secured a defense verdict in a damages trial in Supreme Court, Kings County. In Chao, the plaintiff was struck in the face by a bathroom stall door. Atlantic Hilton knew the door was broken and did not give notice of the condition

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