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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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Dismissal–Atlantic County Superior Court

12/4/2006 Tomeo v. Marina Associates In Tomeo, plaintiff tripped and fell on an alleged defect in the sidewalk in front of Harrah’s Casino in Atlantic City. As a result, plaintiff suffered a rotator cuff tear, a torn ligament in her left foot, a herniated disc with compression at C4-5, and an ACL tear of the

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Summary Judgment–Kings County

11/21/2006 Chauvet v. City of New York Third-party plaintiff, the City of New York, alleged that our client, a water main and sewer contractor, created a defective condition on the curb of a sidewalk during the course of water line replacement work. The plaintiff, a pedestrian allegedly tripped over the defective curb as she exited

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Appellate Victory–Appellate Division, Second Department

10/25/2006 Ferrero v. Best Modular Homes, Inc. The Appellate Division, Second Department, affirmed the Supreme Court’s decision granting summary judgment to our client. Plaintiff, a part time employee of co-defendant Lawn Ranger, Inc., was cutting down trees in order to clear a lot for the construction of a new home. Our client, Best Modular Home,

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Defense Verdict–Middlesex County Superior Court

9/20/2006 Riccardi v. Atlantic City Showboat Inc. Christopher C. Mauro recently secured a defense verdict in Middlesex County Superior Court, an extremely difficult venue for defendants in the State of New Jersey. In Riccardi v. Atlantic City Showboat Inc., plaintiff slipped and fell due to water leaking through the ceiling in the entrance area of

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Appellate Victory–Appellate Division, Second Department

7/18/2006 Berardi v. Coney Island Avenue Realty, LLC The Appellate Division, Second Department, affirmed the Supreme Court decision granting summary judgment to our client. At the time of the plaintiff’s accident, he was voluntarily cleaning leaves from a gutter of our client’s premises. Kathleen M. Mulholland successfully argued that the plaintiff was not a “worker”

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Defense Verdict–Morris County Superior Court

6/28/2006 Luisi v. Marina Associates Christopher C. Mauro recently secured a defense verdict in Morris County Superior Court. In Luisi, plaintiff alleged that she slipped and fell on a marble floor in Harrah’s Casino which was in the process of being buffed. She claimed there were no caution signs and the area was not closed

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Appellate Victory–Appellate Division, Second Department

6/21/2006 Kenney v. Dynatech Industries The Appellate Division, First Department, reversed the lower court’s decision denying our motion for summary judgment. In this case, plaintiff alleged that she tripped and fell as she ascended the stairs at 60 Centre Street while it was under renovation. Our client was responsible for providing general laborers and for

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