On July 11, 2019, at 2 p.m. Florina Altshiler presented a CLE course entitled “Insurance Coverage for Sexual Assault Claims” The #MeToo movement has brought forth widespread attention to the issue of sexual assault. With it, comes significant litigation implications and new legislation across the country, such as the Child Victim Act passed in New York State 2019. This program explores the topic of sexual assault within the field of civil litigation, specifically addressing
Alexandra Alvarez was victorious after oral argument before the Appellate Division in the Second Department. They affirmed the trial court’s decision which granted our threshold motion on default on the case Theodora Renee Harrison v. Andrea M. Toyloy and Andrew Toyloy. The Appellate Division held that the plaintiff did not provide a meritorious defense or reasonable explanation as to why they could not oppose the motion on the merits.