201412.12
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SUMMARY JUDGMENT DISMISSING IMPROPERLY NAMED SUBSIDIARY

Plaintiff commenced an action against a subsidiary of the retail store where plaintiff’s accident occurred. We moved for summary judgment arguing that the defendant did not have responsibility over the retail store. The motion was granted. On appeal, the Appellate Division upheld the dismissal of plaintiff’s Complaint.

201412.12
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SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN TRIP AND FALL CASE

This case involved an accident where the plaintiff claimed she tripped and fell over the prongs of a pallet jack within an aisle of the defendant store. We moved for summary judgment on the ground that the unladen pallet jack, fluorescent green in color, was an open and obvious condition that was not inherently dangerous….

201412.12
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SUMMARY JUDGMENT GRANTED TO RETAILER IN SLIP AND FALL IN DETERGENT

This case involved an accident where the plaintiff claimed she slipped in dirty, sticky and dry laundry detergent in our client’s store. We moved for summary judgment on the ground that plaintiff could not establish notice, arguing that the plaintiffs’ observations about the condition of the spill were made when she returned to the accident…

201412.12
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SUMMARY JUDGMENT GRANTED IN BLACK ICE CASE

Plaintiff sued our client, a large national retailer. He claimed he slipped and fell on black ice on the curb in front of the store during an ongoing ice storm. We moved for summary judgment on the ground that the defendants had no duty to remedy any icy conditions while the storm was in progress….

201412.12
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SUMMARY JUDGMENT GRANTED IN SIDEWALK GRATE CASE

Plaintiff alleged that she tripped and fell over a raised tree well grating on our client’s property. We moved for summary judgment on the grounds that the alleged defect was trivial. We relied on the testimony of the parties and photographs that were taken following the accident. The Court granted summary judgment in our favor…

201412.12
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LEADING VITAMIN MANUFACTURER WINS SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION CASE

A terminated employee filed a lawsuit against her employer, a large vitamin manufacturer, alleging pregnancy discrimination. Plaintiff claimed, among other things, that she was terminated from her position after telling her supervisor that she had become pregnant. We filed a motion for summary judgment and argued that there was no evidence that the employer knew…

201412.12
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FINANCE COMPANY OBTAINS DEFENSE VERDICT AND JUDGMENT ON ITS COUNTERCLAIMS

Plaintiff sued our finance company client alleging unfair business practices. At trial we were successful in obtaining a Judgment in favor of our finance company client dismissing the complaint and granting us judgment in excess of $110,000.00 on our counterclaim. We presented witnesses to testify to the numerous defaults of both the plaintiff and third-party…

201412.12
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SUMMARY JUDGMENT GRANTED IN FINANCE COMPANY’S FAVOR

In this case, plaintiff, a customer of our finance company client, was involved in an online fraud scheme with various auto salvage companies. The plaintiff agreed to utilize his credit to finance a vehicle for the salvage company, for which the salvage company was to pay the debt. The plaintiff failed to pay for the…

201412.12
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SUMMARY JUDGMENT FOR PROPERTY OWNER IN AUTO ACCIDENT CASE

This case involved a motor vehicle accident between plaintiff and co-defendant at a traffic intersection at the Roosevelt Field Mall. Plaintiff claimed that the traffic light at the intersection was not working. We moved for summary judgment. We argued that plaintiff failed to show any defect with the traffic light. We relied upon the testimony…