May 30, 2018

Court of Appeals Declares Facebook 'Private Data' and Other Social Media Subject to Discovery

The New York Court of Appeals has issued an unequivocal declaration that even materials deemed “private” by a Facebook user are subject to discovery, if they contain material r...

May 30, 2018

Court of Appeals Facebook Decision Leaves Many Questions Open

Maurice J. Recchia, New York Law Journal

April 13, 2017

In a newsworthy case in which retail giant Amazon and social media developer Foursquare Labs, among others, submitted friend of the court briefs, the New...

May 30, 2018

Car Accidents With Pedestrians: Conflict in the Departments

Maurice Recchia, New York Law Journal

September 9, 2016

Cases involving injuries to pedestrians are staples of New York civil litigation, especially in the five boroughs of New York City. New York is a crowded an...

May 30, 2018

Addressing Standard for Summary Judgment in Medical Malpractice Cases

Maurice J. Recchia, New York Law Journal

November 29, 2016

The Court of Appeals recently addressed the standard for negligence on summary judgment motions in medical malpractice matters in a memorandum...

May 30, 2018

Maurice Recchia, New York Law Journal

May 20, 2016

The New York Court of Appeals on May 5, 2016, addressed the "storm in progress" doctrine in a case that involved a winter rain storm in progress.

A Brief Background

The "storm in progress" doctrine was clearly stated by th...

May 30, 2018

On, May 21, 2018, Fallon Mulerman-Orer won summary judgment dismissing Plaintiff’s Complaint against our client in the case of Hilda Ysolina Gramajo De Flores v. Julia Daniels and Lee Rodriguez, Index No. 600680/2015 (Supreme Court, Nassau County). The Plaintiff claime...

May 18, 2018

Marcin J. Kurzatkowski Prevails on the Plaintiff’s Two Appeals Before the Second Department

On May 16, 2018, the Second Department issued two Decisions and Orders in the matter of Kwang Bok Yi v. Open Karaoke Corp., et al. (under Docket Nos. 2015-01836 and 2016-11486) w...

May 16, 2018

Mackey v Afrodent Corp. et. al.  Maurice Recchia obtains a verdict for the defense in King’s County Supreme Court in a case involving a left turn across an intersection by a defendant cab driver and a plaintiff on a moped who came out into the intersection from be...

May 14, 2018

On May 3, 2018, Marie Castronuovo won summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s Complaint against our client in the case of Roberts v. Boston Properties et al, Index No. 162697/2014 (Supreme Court, New York County). The plaintiff claimed she tripped and fell on an inclem...

May 14, 2018

On April 18, 2018 Marie Castronuovo, Esq., won summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s Complaint and all cross claims against our client in Then v. Hui Fat et al, Index No.7507/2016 (Supreme Court, Queens County).  In this case, the plaintiff claimed that he slipped on...

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Stephen Toner appointed to the American Board of T...

June 25, 2020

On June 20th, 2020 Stephen Toner was voted into membership in the American Board of Trial Advocacy, an invitation only national organization of civil...

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