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04/28/2022

FKB’S RACHEL AGHASSI AND SPENCER A. RICHARDS OBTAIN PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF A PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE LAWSUIT ARISING FROM AN UNDERLYING SURROGATE’S COURT MATTER.

FKB’s Rachel Aghassi and Spencer Richards obtain Pre-Answer dismissal of a Second Amended Complaint alleging negligence, fraud, bailment, and conversion filed in the Supreme Court, Nassau County against FKB’s client arising out of FKB’s client’s representation of the nominated executor in a related Surrogate’s Matter. In the Surrogate’s Matter, the plaintiff claimed that certain property […]

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04/27/2022

FKB’S ANDREW R. JONES, AARON M. BARHAM AND SAMANTHA PANNY OBTAIN SUMMARY JUDGMENT DISMISSAL OF A LEGAL MALPRACTICE ACTION ARISING FROM THE FAVORABLE SETTLEMENT OF AN UNDERLYING MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LITIGATION

FKB’s Andrew R. Jones, Aaron M. Barham and Samantha Panny obtained summary judgment on behalf of a prominent medical malpractice law firm.  The plaintiff asserted claims for legal malpractice arising from an underlying medical malpractice lawsuit that was diligently prosecuted and successfully resolved by FKB’s client for a favorable sum.  FKB’s summary judgment motion was […]

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04/25/2022

FKB’S ANDREW JONES AND BENJAMIN OXENBURG OBTAIN PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF MALPRACTICE SUIT ARISING FROM SOHO, VILLAGE REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENTS   

FKB’s Andrew Jones and Benjamin Oxenburg obtained a pre-answer dismissal from New York County Supreme Court on behalf of its client, a boutique real estate and litigation law firm.  The plaintiff, a sophisticated and experienced real estate investor and developer, agreed to loan $5 Million to three co-investors in exchange for various interests in two residential real […]

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04/13/2022

FKB’S BENJAMIN OXENBURG SECURES FIRST DEPARTMENT’S DISMISSAL OF SUIT ARISING FROM UNDERLYING MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTION   

FKB’s Benjamin Oxenburg obtained a unanimous decision from the First Department affirming the pre-answer dismissal of a legal malpractice action.  FKB’s client represented plaintiffs in an underlying medical malpractice action against a Staten Island radiology practice and its doctors for the failure to timely diagnose breast cancer.  After FKB’s client successfully recovered over $400,000 in […]

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04/7/2022

FKB’S ANDREW TOBMAN OBTAINED A DISMISSAL FOR A MAJOR HOSPITAL

FKB’s Andrew Tobman obtained a dismissal for a major hospital, on motion claiming plaintiff’s action was time barred by the statute of limitations. The case involved a plaintiff who attempted suicide by throwing herself in front of a train, suffering traumatic amputations of a leg and arm; and also a punctured spleen.  Following life-saving treatment, […]

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04/5/2022

FKB’S ANDREW JONES, RACHEL AGHASSI AND SPENCER RICHARDS DELIVER LAWLINE CLE WEBCAST

FKB’s Andrew Jones, Rachel Aghassi, and Spencer Richards delivered a CLE webcast entitled “Understanding Your Ethical Obligations: Tips to Prevent Lawyers Professional Liability (LPL) And Cyber Liability Claims” through Lawline. The CLE provides participants with tips to preventing LPL claims including proper conflict checks and managing client’s expectations. Participants will also learn about cyber liability […]

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03/24/2022

FKB WINS SUMMARY JUDGMENT MOTION FOR LABORATORY CLIENT

FKB’s Brian Dwyer won summary judgment recently in a case of alleged negligent HIV testing and reporting. New York allows a claim for emotional distress specifically in instances where a person believes they are HIV positive due to erroneous lab testing or an erroneous report from a doctor. Using an affidavit by an Infectious Disease/HIV […]

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03/11/2022

FKB’S MIKE FURMAN AND DAVID P. FURMAN OBTAIN PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF AN INSURANCE BROKER NEGLIGENCE CLAIM IN KINGS COUNTY, NEW YORK

FKB’s Mike Furman and David P. Furman obtained dismissal of an insurance broker negligence claim in Kings County Supreme Court before Hon. Debra Silber, J.S.C.  FKB’s client was the insurance broker who placed a condominium unit owner’s policy of insurance to Plaintiffs.  In 2019, there was a catastrophic fire in the condominium building which required […]

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03/11/2022

FKB’S MIKE FURMAN IS APPOINTED TO COLUMBIA’S CANCER ADVISORY COUNCIL

FKB’s Mike Furman has been appointed to the Cancer Advisory Council of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC).  The Cancer Advisory Council is a diverse group of advisers who provide strategic counsel and generous support to the HICCC.  The members of the Cancer Advisory Council share the […]

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01/14/2022

FURMAN KORNFELD & BRENNAN LLP is pleased to announce that Aaron M. Barham and has been named Partner and Benjamin M. Oxenburg has been named Of Counsel of the Firm, effective January 1, 2022

Aaron M. Barham, based in the Firm’s New York City office, is a member of FKB’s legal malpractice and insurance broker liability practice.  Aaron has taken the lead role in many successful outcomes over the past several years, both at the trial and appellate level.  Aaron has also proven himself as an effective mentor and […]

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