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Category: News

Summary Judgment Win for Partner Scott Frycek in a Medical Malpractice Action

Published October 21, 2019 | News

Partner Scott Frycek secured a dismissal of a medical malpractice action brought against a physician and urgent care center.  It was alleged that the doctor and the practice failed to timely diagnose and treat the 50-year- old patient’s acute and/or impending cardiac condition leading to her death.  Scott argued that our clients timely and appropriately… read more

Summer Law Internship Program Wraps Up Successfully

Published August 28, 2019 | News

The Lewis Johs Summer Internship Program has wrapped up successfully for 2019. The annual program, led by partner Claudia L. Boyd, hosted eight law students from law schools throughout New York.  The program provided these students with a hands-on ten-week internship at both our Islandia and New York City offices.  The students had an opportunity… read more

Summary Judgment Win for Partner Scott Frycek in a Medical Malpractice Action

Published August 22, 2019 | MEDICAL MALPRACTICE,News

Partner Scott Frycek secured a dismissal of a medical malpractice action brought against a physician and urgent care center.  It was alleged that the doctor and the practice failed to timely diagnose and treat bacterial endocarditis in a patient leading to a brain embolism, the need for brain surgery, and permanent cognitive problems.  The patient… read more

Summary Judgment Win for Senior Counsel Teri Scotto-Lavino in a Matter Concerning Liability for Dog Bite

Published August 21, 2019 | News

Teri Scotto-Lavino was successful in obtaining dismissal of an action asserted against a homeowner. The allegations concerned an altercation between dogs, one owned by the co-owner of the home. Plaintiff alleged that any homeowner is responsible for the behavior of a dog, especially one known to have an aggressive nature, even though he is not… read more

Partner Anne Bracken selected as one of Long Island Business News’ 2019 “Who’s Who: Women in Professional Services

Published August 20, 2019 | News

Partner Anne Bracken has been selected as one of Long Island Business News’ 2019 “Who’s Who: Women in Professional Services.” This special edition celebrates Long Island’s influential businesswomen whose dedication and commitment to their company and to those they serve remain at the forefront of their work.  Anne has been a litigator defending physicians and… read more

Summer Law Internship Program Wraps Up Successfully

Published August 19, 2019 | News

The Lewis Johs Summer Internship Program has wrapped up successfully for 2019. The annual program, led by partner Claudia L. Boyd, hosted eight law students from law schools throughout New York.  The program provided these students with a hands-on ten-week internship at both our Islandia and New York City offices.  The students had an opportunity… read more

Partners Jennifer Hurley McGay and Bryan F. Lewis published in The Suffolk Lawyer

Published July 31, 2019 | Accomplishment,BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE,LITIGATION NEWS,News

Commercial Litigation Partners Jennifer Hurley McGay and Bryan F. Lewis were recently published in The Suffolk Lawyer, Commercial Division Special Edition (June 2019).   Their article, “Primer on Non-Subpoenas in New York State,” discussed the importance of non-party subpoenas in commercial cases.  The article went on to provide an overview of the requirements for a valid… read more

Ross Ruggiero Obtains Order of Dismissal.

Published July 23, 2019 | INSURANCE LAW,News

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

Partners Present Lecture to Resident Physicians on the Deposition of a Defendant Physician in a Medical Malpractice Action.

Published July 1, 2019 | News

On June 26, 2019, founding partner Frederick C. Johs and partner Scott O. Frycek presented a lecture to Neurology residents and medical students at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center regarding the Deposition of a Defendant Physician in a Medical Malpractice Action.  The presentation explored medical malpractice actions generally, the approach… read more

Partners Lecture on Handling Fatalities in New York State to a National Insurance Carrier.

Published June 7, 2019 | News

Partners Bob Avallone, Jeff Pincus, Rebecca Devlin, and Karen Berberich presented a seminar to a national insurance carrier on the Handling of Fatality Matters in New York.  The lecture explored liability, damages and coverage issues unique to wrongful death and survival actions in New York.   Also examined were current changes being proposed in the New… read more

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