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Thomas Rhatigan Successfully Obtained Summary Judgment in Wrongful Death Action

Published April 29, 2019 |

Congratulations to Thomas Rhatigan for winning summary judgment dismissing a wrongful death products liability action.  Plaintiff’s decedent fell off the top bed of a bunk bed in a shelter and subsequently died from his injuries.  Plaintiff argued that our client, a distributing company, was required to supply guard rails with the bunk beds.  Tom moved… read more

Partner Martin Rowe Obtains Defense Verdict in Kings County

Published April 26, 2019 |

Partner Martin Rowe obtained a defense verdict on an automobile liability case in Supreme Court, Kings County. The plaintiff was a passenger on a public  bus who claimed she was injured as a result of a collision between the bus and our client’s motor vehicle. The bus operator claimed he was cut off by our… read more

Rosa M Feeney Wins a Permanent Stay of Arbitration in a Supplementary Uninsured Motorist case

Published April 11, 2019 |

Rosa M Feeney won a permanent stay of arbitration in a Supplementary Uninsured Motorist case, where the claimant sought uninsured benefits under his business auto policy for injuries sustained when he was in a rental vehicle in Florida, which he rented for business and pleasure.  Rosa argued that at the time of the accident the… read more

Defendant’s Verdict in Medical Malpractice Trial for Michael Colavecchio

Published April 10, 2019 |

Partner Michael T. Colavecchio obtained a defendants verdict on behalf of our clients, an urgent care center and one of its physicians, in the New York State Supreme Court in Nassau County on April 3, 2019. After Plaintiff suffered multiple dog bite wounds to her hands, she presented to the urgent care center.  The client… read more

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

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