News & Results

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

01/13/2022

FKB’s A. MICHAEL FURMAN AND SALVATORE LAPETINA OBTAIN SUMMARY JUDGMENT DISMISSING CONTRACTUAL INDEMNITY CLAIMS

FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Salvatore Lapetina successfully dismissed all claims against FKB’s client, a New York based medical staffing agency, by way of a summary judgment motion. Plaintiff, a traveling nurse employed by FKB’s client, claims to have tripped and fell in a hospital located in New York City, sustaining injuries. Plaintiff commenced an action against the hospital […]

Read More

01/12/2022

FKB’S SPENCER A. RICHARDS AND DAVID GORELICK OBTAIN A PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF A LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAWSUIT ON BEHALF OF A WELL-RESPECTED CIVIL LITIGATOR

FKB’s Spencer A. Richards and David Gorelick have obtained a pre-answer dismissal of a legal malpractice lawsuit on behalf of a well-respected civil litigator. FKB’s client represented Plaintiff in an underlying partnership dispute. The court in the underlying action, sua sponte dismissed Plaintiff’s claims after finding that the Plaintiff manufactured memory loss issues at trial […]

Read More

11/23/2021

FKB’S SPENCER A. RICHARDS AND DAVID P. FURMAN OBTAINED A PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF A LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAWSUIT ON BEHALF OF A WELL-RESPECTED MEDICAL MALPRACTICE PLAINTIFF’S ATTORNEY

FKB’s Spencer A. Richards and David P. Furman obtained a pre-answer dismissal of a legal malpractice lawsuit on behalf of a well-respected medical malpractice plaintiff’s attorney. FKB’s client represented Plaintiff in an underlying medical malpractice action and negotiated a tentative settlement agreement on behalf of the plaintiff. However, plaintiff refused to execute the release and […]

Read More

11/17/2021

FKB’S MIKE FURMAN TO SPEAK AT THE DRI CONFERENCE ON LAW FIRM SUCCESSION

FKB’s Mike Furman will join a nationwide panel of distinguished speakers at the upcoming DRI Professional Liability Conference in NYC on December 9-10, 2021 to discuss “Designing A Succession Plan for Your Law Firm.”  This presentation takes a deep dive into succession planning and its challenges, along with best practices to develop a successful model […]

Read More

11/8/2021

FKB’s A. MICHAEL FURMAN AND AARON M. BARHAM OBTAIN SECOND CIRCUIT DECISION UPHOLDING PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF FRAUD LAWSUIT

FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Aaron M. Barham obtained a favorable decision in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upholding pre-answer dismissal of a fraud lawsuit.  The plaintiff, the spouse of a deceased shipping executive, alleged that FKB’s client, an attorney, conspired with other defendants to “squeeze out” the decedent’s interest in a publicly-held shipping company […]

Read More

11/8/2021

FKB’S JENNIE M. LUNDMAN SUCCESSFULLY DISMISSED ALL CLAIMS AGAINST FKB’S CLIENT, A NEW YORK BASED NURSING HOME, BY WAY OF A SUMMARY JUDGMENT MOTION

FKB’s Jennie M. Lundman successfully dismissed all claims against FKB’s client, a New York based nursing home, by way of a summary judgment motion. Plaintiff, a 57 year old female claimed that she developed a Stage IV sacral pressure ulcer secondary to the negligent care and treatment she received by the nursing home’s staff during […]

Read More
Previous | Next

Disclaimer | Client Rights | Attorney Advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.