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Caroline K. Hock Granted Summary Judgment in Queens County Motor Vehicle Case

Published March 18, 2019 |

Caroline K. Hock obtained summary judgment in Supreme Court, Queens County in favor of our client, a specialty construction company. Six plaintiffs brought a lawsuit alleging that they were injured in a motor vehicle accident involving our client’s company owned vehicle.  Caroline successfully demonstrated that our client’s vehicle was stolen at the time of the… read more

Ross Ruggeriero Obtains Dismissal of Plaintiff’s Claim

Published March 12, 2019 |

Ross Ruggiero successfully obtained an Order of Dismissal from the Civil Court, Richmond County granting dismissal of the plaintiff’s complaint in favor of the defendant. Plaintiff sued our client, a Third-Party Administrator on behalf of an insurance company, seeking to recoup no-fault benefits under an insurance policy. Ross argued that the court lacked jurisdiction and… read more

Defendant’s Verdict for Frederick Johs in Medical Malpractice Case

Published March 7, 2019 |

Lewis Johs founding partner Frederick Johs, assisted by Partner Scott Frycek, obtained a defense verdict on behalf of our cardiologist client in the Suffolk County Supreme Court on February 13, 2019.  The plaintiff developed neurological deficits and was diagnosed with a right middle cerebral artery infarction while under the client’s care.  The plaintiff claimed that… read more

Joseph Charchalis Obtains Pre-Answer Dismissal of Plaintiff’s Complaint

Published February 27, 2019 |

Lewis Johs attorney Joseph M. Charchalis successfully obtained dismissal of plaintiff’s complaint in favor of our clients, a school bus company and bus driver, in an action pending in Supreme Court, Rockland County.  The plaintiff, a bus matron, brought the action against both the bus company and the adverse vehicle.  The pre-answer motion successfully argued that… read more

Partner Rebecca Devlin Named as LIBN 40 Under 40 Recipient

Published February 11, 2019 |

Lewis Johs partner Rebecca Devlin was named one of Long Island’s 2019 “40 Under 40” by Long Island Business News. Since 1998, Long Island Business News has taken nominations for outstanding members of the business community on Long Island who are 40 or under. These future leaders of Long Island have already begun to distinguish… read more

Ross Ruggiero Obtains Dismissal Order Following a Bench Trial

Published February 8, 2019 |

Ross Ruggiero successfully obtained a dismissal ruling from the Suffolk County District Court following a bench trial. A homeowner brought an action against Ross’ client arguing that they were negligent and that such negligence was the proximate cause of the damage sustained to their home.  Ross successfully argued that the property damage claim should be… read more

Jeffrey D. Hummel Granted Summary Judgment in Queens County Medical Malpractice Case

Published February 6, 2019 |

Lewis Johs attorney Jeffrey D. Hummel successfully obtained summary judgment in a negligence case alleging that our client, a general surgeon, failed to timely diagnose and treat a bowel obstruction, bowel perforation, and sepsis.  The surgeon had previously performed a procedure on plaintiff to repair a ventral incisional hernia and resect a non-viable small bowel. … read more

Teri Scotto-Lavino Obtains Summary Judgment in Medical Malpractice Action Brought Against a Pediatrician

Published January 24, 2019 |

Teri Scotto-Lavino was successful in obtaining dismissal of an action asserted against a Pediatrician alleging a failure to diagnose and treat Lyme’s Disease. Ms. Scotto-Lavino successfully argued that the rash that would periodically require treatment was not indicative of Lyme’s Disease and because the diagnosis was more likely related to an allergy, the Court agreed… read more

Summary Judgment Granted for Stephen J. Maloney Jr.

Published January 18, 2019 |

Lewis Johs attorney Stephen J. Maloney, Jr. successfully obtained summary judgment in an action pending in New York Supreme Court, Kings County, in favor of our client, a plumbing contractor.  The plaintiff suffered multiple fractures after hitting a pothole in the street while riding his bicycle.  Although our client had obtained the necessary permits to… read more

Partner Stacey Gorny Successfully Maintains a Dismissal on Appeal

Published January 3, 2019 |

Partner Stacey Gorny was successful in arguing to maintain a dismissal for our clients before New York’s highest authority, the Court of Appeals.  Back in 2015, Stacey was successful in obtaining summary dismissal of a well-publicized, multi-million dollar property damage lawsuit that had been pending in Supreme Court, Nassau County for many years.  In that… read more

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