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Summary Judgment- Mercer County Superior Court

12/23/2011 Doney v. Harrah’s Casino In Doney, plaintiff slipped and fell on the marble concourse at Harrah’s Casino. Plaintiff alleged that Harrah’s was negligent for overpolishing the marble floors. As a result of her fall, plaintiff sustained disc herniations in cervical and lumbar spine and a tear in her knee requiring surgery. At the close

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Summary Judgment- Passaic County Superior Court

8/19/2011 46 Lounge v. Founders Insurance Company In 46 Lounge v. Founders Insurance Company, a declaratory judgment action, 46 Lounge, a defendant in an underlying personal injury action, brought suit against Founders Insurance Company and AFCO Credit Corporation seeking defense and indemnification pursuant to the policy of insurance for an incident that occurred after date

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Dismissal-Camden County Superior Court

8/19/2011 Angela Mack v. Harrah’s Casino In Mack, plaintiff alleged that she was injured when she attempted to lift a safe located on the floor of the closet in her hotel room at Harrah’s. The safe came crashing down on her hand. It came out during discovery that the safe was supposed to be attached

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Summary Judgment – Westchester County

6/30/2011 Watson v. Tasgarakis In Watson v. Tasgarakis, the plaintiff allegeded to have sustained personal injury after stepping in a pothole in a parking lot outside a bar/restaurant located on the premises owned by our client Dale Tasgarakis and leased to co-defendant Huskers, Inc. At the close of discovery, Eric Cooper moved for summary judgment.

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Summary Judgment- Queens County

6/22/2011 Carnera v. 82-01 Roosevelt Avenue et. al. In Carnera, plaintiff tripped and fell due to a height differential between the sidewalk and street in front of 82-01 Roosevelt Avenue, Queens, New York. As a result of his fall, plaintiff sustained a fractured hip requiring open reduction and internal fixation surgery. Our client, Broadway Bakery

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Summary Judgment-Burlington County Superior Court

3/28/2011 Diane Rykiel v. Atlantic City Showboat, Inc. In Rykiel, plaintiff tripped and fell while walking in the House of Blues Courtyard in Showboat Casino. She claimed she fell due to an unmarked change of elevation between the ceramic floor and slate floor. As a result of her fall, plaintiff sustained a tear of her

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Summary Judgment-Ocean County Superior Court

3/4/2011 Dorothy Lynch v. Atlantic City Showboat, Inc. In Lynch, plaintiff tripped and fell on the marble floor in the lobby of Showboat Casino. She claimed that the marble was inherently sticky due to the use of a non skid product placed on the floor by the casino. As a result of her fall, plaintiff

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Summary Judgment-Kings County

2/2/2011 Kirby v. Fulton Park Associates v. New JD Construction In Kirby, plaintiff was walking along a sidewalk when he allegedly rolled his left ankle into a space between the sidewalk flag he was walking on and an adjacent chain linked fence. As a result, plaintiff sustained a trimalleolar fracture of the left ankle which

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Summary Judgment-Nassau County

1/19/2011 Campos v. Triple Crown Moving and Storage v. Crosstex The plaintiff, an employee of our client, Crosstex International, claimed that he slipped and fell on oil leaked from a forklift at a warehouse. The plaintiff sued the owner of the warehouse and the tenant. The tenant, Triple Crown Moving and Storage commenced a third

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Summary Judgment – Ocean County Superior Court

1/7/2011 Klein v. Bally’s Park Place Casino In Klein, plaintiff alleged that he tripped and fell over a raised metal molding while walking at Bally’s Casino. As a result of his fall, plaintiff alleged that he sustained a closed head injury and an injury to his hip. He now suffers from vertigo and needs a

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