06/6/2021

FKB’s ANDREW R. JONES AND SALVATORE LAPETINA OBTAIN PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAWSUIT

FKB’s Andrew R. Jones and Salvatore Lapetina obtained a pre-answer dismissal of a legal malpractice lawsuit filed in the Supreme Court, Queens County, by a former client who alleged FKB’s client, an experienced attorney, failed to commence an action for assault and battery within the applicable statute of limitations period. In its CPLR 3211(a)(1) and (a)(7) motion to dismiss, […]

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06/3/2021

FKB’s ANDREW R. JONES, AARON M. BARHAM AND NICOLE PALERMO OBTAIN PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAWSUIT ARISING FROM AN EASEMENT DISPUTE

FKB’s Andrew R. Jones, Aaron M. Barham and Nicole Palermo obtained a pre-answer dismissal of a legal malpractice lawsuit filed in the New York Supreme Court, Queens County arising from a property easement dispute. The Plaintiff’s allegations involved two different representations – first, where FKB’s client represented Plaintiff for a commercial property transaction, and second, […]

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06/3/2021

FKB’S ANDREW JONES, COREY COHEN AND NICOLE PALERMO HAVE ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN THE NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL

FKB’s Andrew Jones, Corey Cohen and Nicole Palermo authored an article that was published in the May 21, 2021 special edition of the New York Law Journal, entitled “The 30-Day Rule for Insurer Coverage Disclaimers Still Stands.”  The article details the timing challenges that insurers face and provides practical tips on how to solve common problems such […]

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05/24/2021

FKB’S TRACY S. KATZ OBTAINS SUMMARY JUDGMENT DISMISSING A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASE AGAINST A RADIOLOGY FACILITY

FKB’s Tracy S. Katz obtained summary judgment on behalf of FKB’s client, a radiology facility, based on the argument that the facility did not owe the patient a duty of care as no physician-patient relationship was established. The case involved the alleged failure to timely diagnose and treat an ischemic condition of the plaintiff’s right […]

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04/26/2021

FKB’S TRACY S. KATZ OBTAINS A DISCONTINUANCE OF A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTION UPON SERVICE OF A MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT

The case involved allegations that  FKB’s client, a radiologist, failed to diagnose a vesicovaginal fistula (an abnormal hole between the bladder and vagina) on a CT scan.  The patient was subsequently diagnosed with a fistula found on a CT scan approximately 5 weeks later, and required surgical repair.  As a result of the alleged delay […]

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04/15/2021

FKB’S ANDREW JONES AND DAVID FURMAN CONTRIBUTED TO THE PLDF APPELLATE REFERENCE GUIDE

The 2021 PLDF Appellate Reference Guide provides a general overview of the timeline and rules for filing an appeal in each of the 50 states. FKB’s Andrew Jones and David Furman penned an overview of New York State’s appeal process and timeline.  Click here to see the PLDF Appellate Reference Guide, page 16 for New […]

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04/15/2021

FKB’S ANDREW S. KOWLOWITZ, SHARI SCKOLNICK AND DAVID FURMAN DISMISS PLAINTIFF’S COMPLAINT BY WAY OF CPLR § 3211 PRE-ANSWER MOTION TO DISMISS

FKB’s Andrew S. Kowlowitz, Shari Sckolnick and David Furman were successful in obtaining a dismissal of a legal malpractice lawsuit filed in Supreme Court County of Rockland, stemming from the representation of Plaintiff in his divorce action with his former spouse. The Court dismissed the Complaint with respect to the legal malpractice cause of action […]

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04/15/2021

FKB’S RACHEL AGHASSI AND CHRISTOPHER D. SKOCZEN OBTAIN A PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF DEFAMATION ACTION AGAINST ATTORNEY

FKB’s Rachel Aghassi and Christopher D. Skoczen obtained a pre-answer dismissal of a defamation action in Supreme Court, New York County brought against FKB’s client, an attorney who made comments to the New York Post regarding a pending action involving his client in U.S. District Court. In its successful pre-answer motion to dismiss, FKB argued […]

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04/1/2021

FKB’S ANDREW JONES, DAVID FURMAN AND NICOLE PALERMO RECENTLY CONTRIBUTED TO THE PLDF’S 2020 SURVEY OF LAW

FKB’s Andrew Jones, David Furman and Nicole Palermo recently contributed to the Professional Liability Defense Federation (PLDF) 2020/2021 Survey of Law. Click here for the survey. PLDF is a not-for-profit organization designed to bring together attorneys, claims professionals and risk management specialists to share expertise and information helpful to the successful defense of professional liability […]

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03/24/2021

FKB’s A. MICHAEL FURMAN AND AARON M. BARHAM OBTAIN PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAWSUIT ON BEHALF OF PROMINENT CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY

FKB’s A. Michael Furman and Aaron M. Barham obtained a pre-answer dismissal of a legal malpractice lawsuit filed in the Southern District of New York by a former dermatology physician’s assistant who pled guilty to perjury and sexual misconduct offenses against two former patients.  The plaintiff alleged that FKB’s client, a prominent criminal defense attorney, provided incorrect advice about […]

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