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10/19/2018

FKB’s Andrew Jones and Ashley Glazewski successfully obtain dismissal of a legal malpractice claim as barred by documentary evidence.

FKB successfully obtained a CPLR § 3211 pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, Queens County of a legal malpractice claim as barred by documentary evidence. In the underlying facts of this case, FKB’s attorney-client represented the owner of a corporation who sold shares of stock to the Plaintiff.  Prior to the transaction, FKB’s client advised […]

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10/16/2018

FKB’s Andrew Jones and Ashley Glazewski present at the National Guardianship Association

FKB’s Andrew Jones and Ashley Glazewski will be presenters at the National Guardianship Association (NGA) conference on October 21, 2018 in Palm Springs, CA.  Andrew and Ashley will speak about risk management and insurance coverage for Professional Fiduciaries.  The upcoming session entitled “Are you Covered? Risk Management and Insurance for Professional Fiduciaries” is designed to help Professional Guardians: (1) […]

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10/15/2018

FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Andrew Kowlowitz were featured speakers at the New York State Bar Association’s Risk Management 2018: Protecting Your Practice Program

FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Andrew Kowlowitz were featured speakers at the New York State Bar Association’s Risk Management 2018: Protecting Your Practice Program. A. Michael Furman spoke on the topic “Interactions with others.” Andrew Kowlowitz spoke on the topic “Effective Client Relations and Resolving Attorney-Client Disputes. ” The seminar took place October 11, 2018, […]

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10/10/2018

FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Rachel Aghassi obtain dismissal of a legal malpractice claim as barred by the statute of limitations

FKB successfully obtained CPLR § 3211 pre-answer dismissal in the Supreme Court, Kings County of a legal malpractice claim as barred by the statute of limitations. In the underlying facts of this case, FKB’s clients represented the plaintiff in an action filed against him by his brother concerning the ownership interests in a closely-held family […]

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10/3/2018

FKB’s Patrick J. Brennan and Travis J. Long co-led a presentation entitled “Reaching the Millennial Juror” to claims specialists and medical professionals in New York City

Millennials account for approximately 87.5 Million people in the United States.  Consequently, millennials constitute a growing number of potential jurors, and in time, they will likely be the majority of potential jurors.  As a result, when conducting a trial, it’s imperative to know who they are, what they believe in, and how to present evidence […]

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10/1/2018

FKB’s Andrew Jones will speak at the 2018 Professional Liability Defense Federation (PLDF) Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana

Andrew is participating in a panel presentation discussing various legal malpractice issues and analyzing “The case within a case.” Professional Liability Defense Federation’s Ninth Annual Meeting will be held at The Westin New Orleans Canal Place, 100 Rue Iberville, New Orleans, Louisiana from October 3-5, 2018. More information can be found here: https://www.pldf.org/page/2018AMBrochure

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09/27/2018

FKB’S NEIL KORNFELD LECTURES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY

FKB’s Neil Kornfeld presented a risk management lecture at New York University College of Dentistry to 2nd and 3rd year residents. The talk focused on theories of malpractice against periodontists, treating the difficult patient, and documentation.

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09/18/2018

Neil Kornfeld Lectures at Lenox Hill Hospital on Risk Management

FKB’s Neil Kornfeld was a guest speaker at Lenox Hill Hospital and presented a lecture on risk management to residents and attending physicians.  The lecture focused on issues related to electronic records and common themes in malpractice cases.

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09/7/2018

FKB’s Andrew Kowlowitz and Shari Sckolnick Obtain Summary Judgment, Dismissing a Legal Malpractice Claim Stemming from a Shareholder Derivative Action

FKB’s Andrew Kowlowitz and Shari Sckolnick successfully obtained CPLR § 3212 summary judgment dismissing a legal malpractice complaint from Justice Loren Baily-Schiffman in Supreme Court, Kings County. This legal malpractice action stemmed from a complex series of derivative claims, wherein an entity of which the plaintiff was the purported sole shareholder, claimed it was entitled […]

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