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Mark R. Aledort Granted Summary Judgment in a Labor Law 240 Case

Published December 18, 2018 |

Lewis Johs Partner Mark R. Aledort recently prevailed on a Bronx County Supreme Court motion for summary judgment in a Labor Law case on behalf of an owner and general contractor.  While Plaintiff was installing guardrails near a Cross Bronx Expressway overpass, a tractor trailer travelling under the overpass struck electrical conduits, which fell on… read more

Commercial Litigation Partner Bryan Lewis Secures Arbitration Award Dismissing Plaintiff’s Multi-Million Dollar Claim

Published December 11, 2018 |

After several years of litigation, and seven days of trial testimony, Bryan Lewis, partner in LJAA’s Commercial Litigation Group, secured an arbitration award not only dismissing plaintiff’s multi-million dollar lost-profits claim in its entirety, but also granting our client’s counterclaims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and misappropriation of joint venture funds. At… read more

Caroline Hock Obtains Summary Judgment in Motor Vehicle Case

Published December 6, 2018 |

In an action pending in Rockland County, Caroline Hock obtained summary judgment for Lewis Johs’ clients, a bus company and its driver, on the issue of New York Insurance Law Section 5102(d). The plaintiff claimed that she sustained cervical and lumbar spinal injuries as a result of multi-vehicle collision. The court agreed with defendants’ position… read more

Three Lewis Johs Attorneys Receive Leadership in Law Award

Published December 5, 2018 |

Lewis Johs is proud to announce that three of our attorneys were honored by the Long Island Business News at their Annual Leadership in Law Awards ceremony last week. The Leadership in Law Awards spotlight those within the legal community who have achieved success in their profession, made contributions to the community & have had… read more

Summary Judgment for Partner Carl Formicola

Published November 8, 2018 |

Carl A. Formicola recently prevailed on a Bronx County Supreme Court motion for summary judgment in a premises liability case.  Plaintiff claimed to have fallen on an unknown liquid substance on a stairway in a building owned by the client. Carl established that the client routinely cleaned and inspected the area of the incident. Plaintiff… read more

Summary Judgment Granted for Partner David Metzger

Published November 5, 2018 |

Partner David Metzger successfully moved for summary judgment on behalf of a Manhattan townhouse owner in a case involving a slip and fall on ice on stairs which led from the sidewalk down to a commercial tenant’s space. David established that the tenant, pursuant to the terms of the lease, was responsible for the maintenance… read more

Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles Ranked as “Best Law Firm” for 2019 U.S. News and World Report

Published November 1, 2018 |

Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP is honored to have been ranked as a “Best Law Firm” for 2019 U.S. News and World Report​. Lewis Johs has been recognized for our Long Island Personal Injury Litigation Defense and Medial Malpractice Defense, as well as our New York City Personal Injury Litigation Defense. The “Best Law Firms”… read more

Newsday Names Lewis Johs Top Workplace on Long Island

Published October 25, 2018 |

Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP (Lewis Johs) is proud to be considered one of the best places to work by their staff.  The firm was recently awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by Newsday.  The winners were selected solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey. Over 150 members of staff were surveyed on… read more

Ten LJAA Attorneys Recognized as 2018 NY Super Lawyers

Published September 26, 2018 |

Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles, LLP is proud to announce that Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers has recognized 10 attorneys from the firm on the New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for 2018. The Super Lawyers selection process includes independent research, peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, only five percent of attorneys in the New York metro area are honored… read more

Partner David Metzger Obtains Summary Judgment in Medical Malpractice Case

Published September 17, 2018 |

Partner David Metzger was successful in a motion for summary judgment in a medical malpractice/wrongful death case involving an alleged failure to diagnose a post-surgical pulmonary embolism (PE). Our client was the cardiologist who was called in for a cardiac consultation the day after the surgery after an EKG revealed “inverted T waves”. The plaintiff… read more

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