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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

October 19, 2022
Accomplishments

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 […]

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Partner Jason Katz Prevails at Framed Issue Hearing –Rebuts Presumption of Permissive Use, Obtains Dismissal of Complaint

March 3, 2022
Accomplishments

Partner Jason Katz obtained dismissal of plaintiff’s complaint in a motor vehicle action where the issue centered on “permissive use” of his client’s vehicle as that term is defined in Vehicle and Traffic Law Section388(1). That section makes every owner of a vehicle liable for injuries resulting from negligence in the “use or operation of […]

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Partner Brian Greenwood Obtained Defendant’s Verdict in Suffolk County Supreme Court

February 23, 2022
Accomplishments

Partner Brian Greenwood obtained a defendant’s verdict in Suffolk County Supreme Court, following a ten day jury trial, on behalf of his client, a plastic surgeon.  The plaintiff alleged Brian’s client erroneously diagnosed plaintiff with an infected breast implant and needlessly performed surgery to remove the implant, resulting in to additional breast reconstruction surgeries.  The […]

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Summary Judgment

Partner Martin Rowe and Associate Megan Murphy Obtain Summary Judgment in Premises Liability Matter

February 9, 2022
Accomplishments

Martin Rowe and Megan Murphy recently prevailed upon a motion for summary judgment on behalf of our clients in a Supreme Court, Bronx County premises liability matter. The case involved an incident that occurred at a construction site and plaintiff alleged various negligence and Labor Law claims against our clients.  Martin and Megan successfully argued […]

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