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Category: News

Partner Jason Katz Interviewed on HTOA Radio Podcast

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Partner Jason Katz was recently interviewed by Hilary Topper, for the Hillary Topper on Air (HTOA) radio podcast to discuss his recent blog entitled “On the Road Again, No Good Deed Goes Unpunished.”  As New York’s re-opening progresses, Jason offers an important warning to all drivers, regardless of their level of experience. Inasmuch as people… read more

Frederick C. Johs Featured in Primerus Video and Article

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Co-Founding partner Fred Johs was selected to be the first guest speaker on Primerus’ weekly video series.  Fred’s presentation acknowledges Jack Buchanan, President of Primerus, for his hard work in creating an international organization that connects great lawyers together.  He shares insight of his own experience not only developing working relationships but forging good friendships…. read more

Partner Tom Dargan Serves as a Panelist on a National Motorcoach Bus Webinar Regarding COVID-19 Implications

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On June 4, 2020, Partner Tom Dargan served as a legal panelist for a national webinar organized by IMG (“International Motorcoach Group”) entitled “IMG COVID-19 Webinar – Insurance and Legal Consideration for Employees and Guests.”  The panel discussed seven (7) major points regarding liability and worker’s compensation considerations as the industry emerges from various shut… read more

Partners Tom Dargan and Jeff Pincus Lecture at the Annual Primerus Transportation Law Seminar

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On February 21, 2020, Partners Tom Dargan and Jeff Pincus had the pleasure of speaking at the Annual Primerus Transportation Law Seminar.  The national event was held at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar located in downtown Phoenix, Arizona.  Tom and Jeff gave a presentation on “Nuclear Verdicts: What They Are, How to Spot Them, and How… read more

Joseph Charchalis Successfully Obtains Summary Judgment

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Joseph Charchalis was successful in obtaining summary judgment for a snow removal contractor in Supreme Court, Westchester County.  The plaintiff was injured when she fell on “black ice” walking back to her car from inside a mall.  The Court agreed with Joseph’s arguments that the snow removal contractor did not owe the plaintiff a duty… read more

Mark R. Aledort Obtains Summary Judgment

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Mark R. Aledort was successful in obtaining summary judgment for a demolition contractor in Supreme Court, Suffolk County.  The plaintiff fell on a defective sidewalk which had been excavated for the project and the plaintiff claimed someone had removed warning tape around the sidewalk and our client did not provide affidavits from all employees that… read more

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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