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01/10/2023

FKB’S TRACY S. KATZ OBTAINS A DISCONTINUANCE OF A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTION

FKB’s Tracy S. Katz obtains a discontinuance of a medical malpractice action upon service of a motion for summary judgment. The case involved claims that defendants failed to prevent, diagnose and treat the patient’s ankle ulcers leading to infection, sepsis, the need for an above the knee amputation, multiorgan failure and wrongful death.   FKB represented […]

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01/9/2023

FURMAN KORNFELD & BRENNAN LLP IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT SPENCER A. RICHARDS HAS BEEN NAMED PARTNER, EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2023

Spencer A. Richards, based in the Firm’s New York City office, is a member of FKB’s legal malpractice and insurance broker liability practice. Spencer has taken the lead role in many successful outcomes over the past several years, both at the trial and appellate level on complex matters, including cyber security liability defense, Judiciary Law […]

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01/5/2023

FURMAN KORNFELD & BRENNAN LLP ANNOUNCES THAT TWELVE FKB ATTORNEYS WERE SELECTED IN THE 2022 NEW YORK SUPER LAWYERS MAGAZINE

We are proud to announce that twelve FKB attorneys were selected as super lawyers in the 2022 New York Super Lawyers Magazine. A. Michael Furman, Neil S. Kornfeld, Patrick J. Brennan, Andrew R. Jones,  Andrew S. Kowlowitz, Rachel Aghassi,  Benjamin Oxenberg, and Shari Sckolnick have been named 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers.  Aaron M. Barham, Spencer A. Richards, David Gorelick, Salvatore Lapetina and Irina […]

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12/30/2022

FKB’S ANDREW KOWLOWITZ AND SALVATORE LAPETINA OBTAIN DISCONTINUANCE OF LABOR LAW AND NEGLIGENCE CLAIMS AGAINST TRUCK MAINTENANCE COMPANY

In an action involving road milling work in Westchester, plaintiff was the driver of a dump truck and claimed the truck’s brakes failed, causing him to jump from the moving truck, sustaining injuries. FKB’s client was the truck maintenance, repair, and inspection facility who performed maintenance and repair work to the subject dump truck prior […]

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12/23/2022

FKB’S RACHEL AGHASSI AND CHRISTOPHER D. SKOCZEN ACHIEVE DISMISSAL OF ACCOUNTING MALPRACTICE ACTION SEEKING MILLIONS IN DAMAGES

FKB’s Rachel Aghassi and Christopher D. Skoczen succeeded on a motion to dismiss an action for accounting malpractice which sought millions in damages from FKB’s client.  The Supreme Court, New York County held that Plaintiff had failed to state a valid claim for accounting malpractice, requiring dismissal of the Complaint. Plaintiff, a textile company, alleged […]

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12/7/2022

FKB’S ANDREW S. KOWLOWITZ AND SPENCER A. RICHARDS SUCCESSFULLY OBTAINED PRE-ANSWER DISMISSAL OF A COMPLAINT ALLEGING LEGAL MALPRACTICE

FKB’s Andrew S. Kowlowitz and Spencer A. Richards successfully obtained Pre-Answer dismissal of a Complaint alleging legal malpractice filed in the Supreme Court, New York County, against FKB’s client, a prominent real estate law firm, arising out of FKB’s client’s representation of a Co-op Board. In the Underlying Action, FKB’s client advised a Co-op Board […]

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12/5/2022

FKB’S MIKE FURMAN TO SPEAK AT THE NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION’S CLE LECTURE: RISK MANAGEMENT FOR LAWYERS: 2022

FKB’s A. Michael Furman will speak at the New York State Bar Association’s CLE Program: Risk Management for Lawyers: 2022. Mike Furman will cover the topic “Effective Client Relations and Resolving Attorney-Client Disputes.”  The seminar will take place virtually on December 13, 2022 and be available to NY CLE attendees throughout New York State. The panelists will include […]

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12/1/2022

FKB’S JOHN GIZUNTERMAN AND ITA PARNASS OBTAIN SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND DISMISSAL OF MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTION AGAINST MAJOR NEW YORK CITY HOSPITAL NETWORK

FKB’s John Gizunterman and Ita Parnass successfully obtained summary judgment and dismissal of plaintiff’s medical malpractice action against FKB client, a major New York City hospital network and several physicians affiliated with the facility. This action involved allegations concerning failure to treat kidney stones, obstructive uropathy, and a calcified ureteral stent over a series of […]

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11/9/2022

FKB had a spook-tacular Halloween Potluck and Take Your Children to Work Day!

The best tradition is back- FKB Halloween! Great to see the kids and celebrate with trick-or-treating and a potluck!

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11/1/2022

FKB’s ANDREW KOWLOWITZ AND SALVATORE LAPETINA OBTAIN SUMMARY JUDGMENT AND DISMISSAL OF LABOR LAW § 240(1) CLAIM ON BEHALF OF CONTRACTOR

FKB’s Andrew Kowlowitz and Salvatore Lapetina successfully obtained summary judgment and dismissal of plaintiff’s Labor Law § 240(1) claim against FKB’s client, a concrete contractor, in the Queens County Supreme Court. In its motion for summary judgment, FKB successfully argued, among other things, that the earth ramp upon which the plaintiff allegedly fell while carrying equipment did not constitute […]

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