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…

May 9th, 2024

FKB’s Neil Kornfeld Obtains a Defense Verdict on Behalf of a Hospital in Supreme Court, Dutchess County

FKB’s Neil Kornfeld obtains a defense verdict on behalf of a hospital in Supreme Court, Dutchess County. Plaintiff claimed that the defendant Hospital and ER staff failed to timely diagnose a bowel perforation resulting in sepsis and multiple surgeries. Plaintiff alleged that she presented to the hospital with an acute…

Apr 30th, 2024

FKB’s Aaron M. Barham And Alec Neimand Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal For a Criminal Defense Attorney

FKB’s Aaron M. Barham and Alec Neimand secured pre-answer dismissal of a legal malpractice complaint on behalf of a criminal defense attorney in New York County Supreme Court. Plaintiff alleged that FKB’s client committed malpractice by attempting to negotiate a resolution with the ADA instead of moving to dismiss for “malicious prosecution.”  In securing…

Apr 30th, 2024

FKB’s Aaron M. Barham And Alec Neimand Secure CPLR 3211 Dismissal Of A Legal Malpractice Claim On Behalf of a Real Estate Attorney

FKB’s Aaron M. Barham and Alec Neimand secured a CPLR 3211 dismissal of a legal malpractice complaint on behalf of a real estate attorney Westchester County Supreme Court. FKB’s client represented the Plaintiff in the purchase of a Manhattan luxury co-op apartment. After the Plaintiff purchaser withdrew the application facing possible rejection by the…

Apr 25th, 2024

FKB’s John Gizunterman and Kevin Grande Successfully Obtained Summary Judgment in a Medical Malpractice Claim Against a Major Metropolitan Hospital

FKB’s John Gizunterman and Kevin Grande successfully obtained summary judgment in a medical malpractice claim against a major metropolitan hospital. In this action plaintiff alleged multiple deviations from the standard of care resulting in development of a sacral ulcer. In the hospital’s defense, FKB successfully argued that the sacral ulcer…

Apr 16th, 2024

FKB’s Hillary Agins and Brian Dwyer Successfully Obtain Summary Judgment on a Multifaceted Medical Malpractice Claim Against FKB’s Clients

FKB’s Hillary Agins and Brian Dwyer Successfully Obtain Summary Judgment on a multifaceted medical malpractice claim against FKB’s clients. This action involved allegations that defendants were negligent in first, prescribing the medication amantadine to the plaintiff, and then, discontinuing the medication. She alleged that the care rendered by the defendants…

Mar 11th, 2024

FKB’s John Gizunterman and Christopher Fox Obtain Dismissal of a Kings County Action Alleging Medical Malpractice

FKB’s John Gizunterman and Christopher Fox obtain dismissal of a Kings County action alleging medical malpractice. In this action FKB represented a prominent New York pulmonologist against allegations of failure to diagnose pneumonia. In reaching its decision the Court accepted FKB’s argument that plaintiff’s presentation was consistent with her chronic conditions…