On September 28, 2018, Marcin J. Kurzatkowski obtained summary judgment on behalf of our client in the Sabrina Lee v. The City of New York, et al. matter in the Supreme Court – Kings County. Mr. Kurzatkowski represented a major bank with regards to the plaintiff’s allegation that she sustained injuries when she tripped and fell on the sidewalk outside of a property in Brooklyn, New York. Mr. Kurzatkowski used documentary evidence to demonstrate that the bank had absolutely
On June 29, 2018, Marcin J. Kurzatkowski obtained summary judgment on behalf of our client in the Carrin Quin and Joseph Quin v. Thomas Costa, et al. matter in the Supreme Court – Orange County. This matter concerned the plaintiffs’ allegation that they were exposed to and suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning at their home. Mr. Kurzatkowski represented the heating company that performed certain repairs to the boiler at the plaintiffs’ home approximately fourteen (14) mon
On October 10, 2018, Marcin J. Kurzatkowski obtained summary judgmet on behalf of our client in the Nakia Scott v. Euro-Spek, LLC, et al. matter in the Supreme Court – Bronx County. Mr. Kurzatkowski represented the tenant deli at the subject strip mall in connection with the plaintiff’s allegation that he had slipped and fallen on a snow and/or ice condition in the parking lot after leaving the tenant’s deli. In relying on the deposition testimony of all parties and the sub
Catherine J. Fiorentino recently won summary judgment in a trip and fall case, securing a dismissal of all of plaintiff’s claims with prejudice against our client, a private landowner that owned the abutting sidewalk where plaintiff was allegedly injured. Plaintiff claimed that he tripped and fell in a snow-covered city-owned tree well on New Year’s Day 2011. Throughout the litigation, plaintiff argued that it was the snow condition—and not the tree well—that caused plaintiff
On October 1, 2018 John Komar secured a liability defense verdict for our clients in Pagan v. Paradise, after a twelve day unified trial in Supreme Court, Bronx County. Plaintiff was a passenger in our client’s yellow taxi when it collided with the co-defendant’s vehicle as the taxi was making a left turn from the left-most lane of 7th Avenue onto 56th Street in Manhattan. The co-defendant made the same left turn but from the middle lane of 7th Avenue, claiming that the vehi
The plaintiff, a 46-year old deliveryman, claims herniated discs to his back and neck as well as left shoulder bursitis as a result of a two-car collision on August 6, 2013 in Albany County. Judge Sylvia Ash directed a verdict on liability as the close of the plaintiff’s case and the matter proceeded to damages. After 95 minutes of deliberations the jury rendered a unanimous defense verdict that the plaintiff did not sustain a “serious injury”.