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12/11/2020

FKB’S TRACY S. KATZ AND IRINA ZAMYATIN WIN A SUMMARY JUDGMENT MOTION ON BEHALF AN EMERGENCY ROOM PHYSICIAN

FKB’s Tracy S. Katz and Irina Zamyatin won a summary judgment motion on behalf FKB’s client, an Emergency Room physician, in a case involving allegations that the ER doctor failed to diagnose the plaintiff with a transient ischemic attack (TIA – i.e. a brief stroke-like attack that often precedes a stroke) while the patient was […]

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12/11/2020

FKB’s A. MICHAEL FURMAN AND AARON M. BARHAM OBTAIN A PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF MALPRACTICE AND BREACH OF FIDUCIARY DUTY CLAIMS ARISING FROM A SHAREHOLDER DISPUTE

FKB’s  A. Michael Furman and Aaron M. Barham obtained a pre-answer dismissal on behalf of a commercial litigation firm which represented certain shareholders in a lawsuit involving disputes over ownership and proceeds from the sale of manufactured housing properties.  The plaintiffs were different shareholders of the housing property corporation who alleged that FKB’s client committed malpractice and breached its […]

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12/11/2020

FKB’s Food Drive for City Harvest

FKB is proud to partner with City Harvest and conduct a Food Drive to help our fellow New Yorkers in their time of need during this historic pandemic.  FKB staff and lawyers are contributing food items to help feed families in need.  If you are interested and want to assist, feel free to check out […]

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11/19/2020

FKB’S A. MICHAEL FURMAN AND SPENCER A. RICHARDS WIN APPEAL IN A LEGAL MALPRACTICE ACTION IN THE APPELLATE DIVISION, FIRST DEPARTMENT

The plaintiff claimed that FKB’s client, a prominent construction accident defense law firm, failed to timely notify the plaintiff’s excess insurance carrier that the damages in an underlying personal injury action exceeded the limits of the plaintiff’s primary insurance policy. FKB successfully moved to dismiss the plaintiff’s complaint in the New York Supreme Court, Bronx […]

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11/5/2020

FKB’s Andrew S. Kowlowitz wins appeal in the Appellate Division, First Department affirming dismissal of a high exposure legal malpractice action

On November 5, 2020 the Appellate Division, First Department affirmed the summary judgment award dismissing a legal malpractice action brought by a wealthy Manhattan developer against a New York City Law Firm.  The Law Firm represented the developer in connection with a foreclosure action, arising from a commercial loan the developer procured.  This loan was […]

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11/5/2020

FKB’S A. MICHAEL FURMAN AND CHRISTOPHER D. SKOCZEN OBTAIN PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF ACTION FOR LEGAL MALPRACTICE AND BREACH OF FIDUCIARY DUTY

FKB obtained a pre-answer dismissal of an action for legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty against FKB’s client arising from employment litigation.  FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Christopher D. Skoczen successfully argued that the plaintiff had failed to set forth a valid cause of action for either legal malpractice or breach of fiduciary duty.  […]

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10/26/2020

FKB’s Andrew S. Kowlowitz and Shari Sckolnick obtain summary judgment dismissal of a high exposure Insurance Broker/Agent Errors & Omissions Claim, arising from allegations that an insurance broker failed to procure sufficient insurance, and timely tender a multi-million dollar claim to an insurer

This matter involved a claim that an insurance agent (FKB’s client) failed to secure proper insurance coverage and timely report a claim on behalf of it’s client, BeautyKo (a large Amazon virtual store).  Amazon brought a claim against BeautyKo related to, among other things, inventory discrepancies.  BeautyKo alleged that since the insurance agent failed to […]

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10/13/2020

FURMAN KORNFELD & BRENNAN LLP, ANNOUNCES THAT ELEVEN FKB ATTORNEYS WERE LISTED IN THE 2020 NEW YORK SUPER LAWYERS MAGAZINE

Five FKB partners were listed as super lawyers in the 2019 New York Super Lawyers Magazine. A. Michael Furman, Neil S. Kornfeld, Patrick J. Brennan, Andrew S. Kowlowitz and Andrew R. Jones have been named 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers. Rachel Aghassi, Benjamin Oxenberg, Spencer A. Richards, Shari Sckolnick, Daniel Butler and Aaron M. […]

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09/25/2020

FKB’S VELOCITY TEAM- COLUMBIA’S RIDE TO END CANCER

On October 4, 2020, FKB’s A. Michael Furman, Andrew Jones and David Furman will once again participate in “Velocity,” Columbia University Medical Center’s outdoor cycling fundraiser for the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center.  To learn more about Velocity, click here: www.velocityride.org. This year’s Velocity ride will be different- we will be socially distant and ride […]

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09/25/2020

FKB’S MIKE FURMAN WAS A FEATURED SPEAKER AT THE NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION’S CLE LECTURE: RISK MANAGEMENT FOR LAWYERS: 2020

FKB’s A. Michael Furman lectured at the New York State Bar Association’s CLE Program: Risk Management for Lawyers: 2020. Mike Furman spoke on the topic “Effective Client Relations and Resolving Attorney-Client Disputes.”  The seminar took place virtually on September 25, 2020 and was available to NY CLE attendees throughout New York State.  Click for a copy of program […]

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