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Senior Counsel Michael Del Piano Prohibits New York State Department of Health from Terminating Employee for Not Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine in Arbitration Before AAA

Published October 19, 2022 |

Senior Counsel Michael J. Del Piano recently won an arbitration against the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regarding its requirement that certain employees in DOH regulated facilities (i.e., hospitals, nursing homes, etc.) receive the COVID-19 vaccination or lose their jobs. DOH sought to terminate the employee, who objected to receiving the COVID-19 vaccination… read more

22 Lewis Johs’ Attorneys Recognized by NY Metro Super Lawyers 2022

Published September 29, 2022 |

Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP is proud to announce that Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers has recognized 22 attorneys from the firm on the New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for 2022. The Super Lawyers selection process includes independent research, peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, only five percent of attorneys in… read more

Lewis Johs Recognized by Long Island Business News Readers

Published September 23, 2022 |

Lewis Johs is proud to be recognized once again, by the readers of Long Island Business News. The firm has been recognized as 2022 Top Winner of Best Real Estate Law Firm, Winner of Best Trust and Estates Law Firm, Winner of Best Corporate Law Firm, Winner of Best Law Firm (Overall), Winner of Best… read more

Senior Counsel Rosa Feeney Selected as LIBN Who’s Who Women Professional

Published September 9, 2022 |

Congratulations to Rosa Feeney for being featured in the Long Island Business News 2022 edition of Who’s Who: Women in Professional Services. The special edition, published this month, celebrates Long Island’s influential businesswomen. Rosa serves as Senior Counsel with Lewis Johs and has over 30 years of experience practicing Insurance Law. She has recently taken… read more

Associate Tim Cameron Obtains Summary Judgment

Published September 6, 2022 |

Associate Tim Cameron obtained summary judgment, on liability grounds, in a personal injury action venued in New York County Supreme Court. In this premises liability case, plaintiff sued for personal injuries allegedly sustained when she tripped and fell on an alleged defect in a sidewalk abutting a gas station. In his motion, Tim argued that… read more

Fred Johs Named to 2023 Best Lawyers in America

Published August 30, 2022 |

Congratulations to co-founding partner Fred Johs for being named to 2023 Best Lawyers® in America, published and announced by U.S. News & World Report.  Fred was selected for his work in the categories of Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation.  Recognition by Best Lawyers® is based entirely on peer review. The selection process is… read more

Associate Ross Ruggiero Prevails in Arbitration Proceeding before AAA

Published August 22, 2022 |

Associate, Ross Ruggiero, recently won an Arbitration before the American Arbitration Association for his client, an out-of-state insurer. The Applicant argued that the insurer was required to pay No-Fault benefits under the New York State Insurance Law; however, Ross argued that the Applicant did not have personal jurisdiction over the out-of-state insurer due to the… read more

Associate Megan Murphy Obtains Summary Judgment

Published August 10, 2022 |

Lewis Johs associate attorney Megan M. Murphy recently prevailed upon a motion for summary judgment on behalf of our client in a personal injury matter. The case involved a three-vehicle accident that occurred in Queens County. Megan argued successfully that our client did not proximately cause the motor vehicle accident and did not furnish any… read more

Partner Amy Bedell Obtains Summary Judgment in Premises Liability Action

Published August 8, 2022 |

Partner Amy E. Bedell obtained summary judgment dismissing the plaintiff’s action for personal injuries allegedly sustained when the plaintiff slipped on liquid on an apartment building’s stairway. Amy argued that plaintiff presented no evidence that the defendants created the allegedly dangerous condition or had actual notice of the condition. The lack of constructive notice of… read more

Partner Rebecca K. Devlin Obtains Summary Judgment in Premises Liability Action

Published July 27, 2022 |

Partner Rebecca K. Devlin obtained summary judgment on liability grounds in an action for personal injuries allegedly sustained by a plaintiff when the motorcycle he was riding hit a low hanging wire. It was undisputed that a branch had broken off of a tree located on the premises next door to our client, that the… read more

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