Jun 24th, 2024

FKB’s Neil Kornfeld was a Featured Speaker at The Western Foot and Ankle Conference

FKB’s Neil Kornfeld was a featured speaker at The Western Foot and Ankle Conference and participated in a panel discussion on improving patient outcomes in high-risk patients. The panel discussion analyzed both the medical and legal implications related to below-the-knee amputations using real-life cases. The Western is an annual conference…

Jun 21st, 2024

FKB’s Aaron M. Barham and Victoria A. Yachkouri Obtain First Department Decision Upholding Dismissal of a Legal Malpractice Action Arising from the Favorable Settlement of an Underlying Medical Malpractice Litigation

FKB’s Aaron M. Barham and Victoria A. Yachkouri obtained a First Department decision upholding summary judgment on behalf of a prominent medical malpractice law firm. The plaintiff asserted legal malpractice claims arising from an underlying medical malpractice lawsuit that was diligently prosecuted and successfully resolved by FKB’s client for a…

Jun 18th, 2024

FKB’s Aaron M. Barham, Sara Choe and Alec Neimand Secure Pre-Answer Dismissal On Behalf of a Public Interest Legal Services Organization

FKB’s client is an independent organization which has provided civil legal services to low-income New Yorkers for several decades.  In an underlying eviction proceeding, FKB’s client vacated a default judgment against the plaintiff before withdrawing as counsel due to fundamental differences in the representation.  When Plaintiff brought this action in…

Jun 14th, 2024

FKB’s Rachel Aghassi and Salvatore Lapetina Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Cyber-Security and Legal Malpractice Claim on Behalf of Attorney

FKB’s Rachel Aghassi and Salvatore Lapetina obtain a pre-answer dismissal of a cyber-security breach complaint seeking legal malpractice against an attorney where funds were wired to an incorrect bank account as the result of a cyber-scam. During a real estate transaction where FKB’s client represented the seller, a cyber-criminal infiltrated…

Jun 12th, 2024

FKB Partners Patrick Brennan and Ita Parnass Secured a Unanimous Defense Verdict Following a 4-week Trial in the Southern District of New York

FKB partners Patrick Brennan and Ita Parnass secured a unanimous defense verdict following a 4-week trial in the Southern District of New York . Our client was  a  local hospital accused of medical malpractice leading to the death of a 29 year old patient. The trial also included allegations of…

Jun 12th, 2024

FKB Participates in the 2024 American Heart Association Wall Street 5K Run/Walk

On May 16, 2024, Furman Kornfeld & Brennan LLP participated in the American Heart Association’s 2024 Wall Street 5K Run/Walk.  Team FKB helped raise money and awareness for this worthy cause, followed by a well-deserved cocktail party afterwards!  

May 22nd, 2024

FKB’s Neil Kornfeld was a Speaker at the 26th Annual Georgia Foot & Ankle Summit Sponsored by the Georgia Podiatric Medical Association Conference

FKB’s Neil Kornfeld was a speaker at the 26th Annual Georgia Foot & Ankle Summit sponsored by the Georgia Podiatric Medical Association Conference. The Summit included workshops and panel discussions relaying the latest advances in the practice of podiatric medicine. Neil was part of a panel presentation which focused on…

May 17th, 2024

FKB’s David Furman Successfully Argues Appeal Affirming Dismissal of a Legal Malpractice and Judiciary Law §487 Action Against a Veteran Trial Lawyer Arising Out of a Disputed Settlement

FKB’s David Furman defended an appeal before the Appellate Division, First Department, which affirmed, with costs, the dismissal of a legal malpractice and Judiciary Law §487 action against FKB’s client, a well-known veteran trial lawyer. In this professional liability lawsuit, the plaintiff, himself a very experienced lawyer, hired FKB’s client…

May 13th, 2024

FKB’s Aaron M. Barham and Steven Kaufman Secure Pre-Answer Dismissal Of a Legal Malpractice Claim Arising From an Alleged Concurrent Representation Conflict

FKB’s Aaron M. Barham and Steven Kaufman secured a CPLR 3211 dismissal of a legal malpractice complaint, in New York County Supreme Court, arising from an alleged concurrent representation conflict of interest. FKB’s client represented the Plaintiff and a non-party property developer in preparing a settlement agreement regarding a construction…

May 9th, 2024

FKB’s Andrew R. Jones and Alec Neimand Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal for Real Estate Attorney

FKB’s Andrew R. Jones and Alec Neimand secured pre-answer dismissal of a legal malpractice complaint on behalf of a real estate attorney in Nassau County Supreme Court. Plaintiff alleged FKB’s client committed malpractice by allegedly not advising Plaintiff that the name of a third-party contributing to Plaintiff’s purchase of home…