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LI Herald Recognized 4 Lewis Johs’ Attorneys as Top Lawyers

Published October 14, 2021 |

Congratulations to Lewis Johs’ 2021 Top Lawyers’ honorees selected by the LI Herald & Richner Communications. An awards ceremony was held to celebrate the honorees. Deborah Aviles received the Lifetime Achievement award. Tom Dargan was awarded Top Lawyer for Transportation Law. Jeff Pincus received Top Lawyer in the Litigator category and Hon. John M. Czygier,… read more

Partner David Metzger Obtained Summary Judgement on a Slip and Fall Case

Published October 7, 2021 |

Partner David Metzger obtained summary judgment on a slip and fall on snow and ice case venued in Kings County. There was a dispute among the defendants and third-party defendants as to which entity was required under the NYC Administrative Code and the applicable leases and maintenance contracts to clear the snow and ice at… read more

Senior Counsel John Horan Obtains Summary Judgment in Construction Accident Case

Published October 6, 2021 |

Senior Counsel, John Horan, obtained summary judgment in a construction accident case against our client.  John successfully argued that the client’s only involvement with the construction project was to obtain work permits from the New York City Department of Buildings. The court found that the evidence submitted in support of the motion was sufficient to… read more

Partner Annemarie Jones Promoted to VP of FBA EDNY

Published October 5, 2021 |

Annemarie Jones was recently elected and promoted to the position of Vice President of the Eastern District of New York Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (“FBA”). Annemarie has been a member of the Board of FBA since 2015. The FBA, founded in 1920, is dedicated to the advancement of the science of jurisprudence and… read more

26 Lewis Johs’ Attorneys Recognized by NY Metro Super Lawyers 2021

Published October 4, 2021 |

Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP is proud to announce that Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers has recognized 26 attorneys from the firm on the New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for 2021. The Super Lawyers selection process includes independent research, peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, only five percent of attorneys in… read more

Partner Carl Formicola Obtains Summary Judgment

Published October 4, 2021 |

Partner Carl Formicola recently prevailed on a motion for summary judgment in a medical malpractice case against a skilled nursing facility.  The central allegation was that the facility had permitted to develop and had failed to treat a pressure ulcer in a resident. Carl argued to the Court that the facility provided a proper assessment for the resident on her admission, that a comprehensive care plan was established, that all physician orders were followed, and that any necessary… read more

Partner Stacey Gorny Selected as LIBN Who’s Who Women Professional

Published September 13, 2021 |

Congratulations to Partner Stacey Gorny for being featured in the Long Island Business News 2021 edition of “Who’s Who: Women in Professional Services.”  This special edition, published this week, celebrates Long Island’s influential businesswomen.  Stacey’s practice focuses on the defense of clients involved in construction site accidents, labor law, sexual molestation, breach of contract, premises liability, motor vehicle accidents and other personal injury actions…. read more

Lewis Johs Named by LIBN Readers as Best Law Firm Overall

Published September 1, 2021 |

Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP is proud to announce our recent recognition by the Long Island Business News (LIBN) Reader Rankings.  For the second consecutive year, and fifth time in total, Lewis Johs has been voted “Best Law Firm Overall.”  Readers of the LIBN participate in voting for the best Long Island companies in various… read more

Attorney Ross Ruggiero Wins Arbitration

Published September 1, 2021 |

Ross Ruggiero won an arbitration before the American Arbitration Association arising from a two-vehicle collision occurring in 2019 in the Bronx.  In this case, the applicant — a medical doctor’s office seeking reimbursement of medical bills — was seeking no-fault benefits from Ross’s client’s insurance policy.  Ross argued that because his client was an out-of-state… read more

Associate Caroline Hock Obtains Case Dismissal for Municipal Client

Published August 25, 2021 |

Congratulations to Associate Caroline Hock.  She successfully defended a municipal client by opposing a motion made by an injured plaintiff.  The plaintiff’s motion had sought leave from the Supreme Court, Suffolk County to file a late notice of claim against the municipal defendant.  Caroline demonstrated that the property involved in the plaintiff’s alleged accident was… read more

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