November 18, 2019

In a swift victory, Senior Partner, Stephen B. Toner, Esq., recently won a unanimous defense verdict, before the Honorable Jack L. Libert, for our client in the medical malpractice action for Barahona v. Adamo in the Supreme Court, Nassau County.

The Plaintiff, Mario Ba...

August 15, 2019


Florina Altshiler’s sixth-floor office is a shrine of sorts to her career.

One wall is adorned with uniform patches gifted to her from various law enforcement organizations she worked with as a prosecutor. Another boasts a mix of commendations and media...

July 11, 2019

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 an...

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

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...

November 14, 2017

Florina Altshiler Presents a DRI Webinar on Unintentionally False Eyewitness Testimony on Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Click here for more information.

August 10, 2017

Florina Altshiler authored an article for the Summer 2017 edition of DRI’s publication, In-House Defense Quarterly, entitled Memory, Perception and Confirmation Bias - Unintentionally False Eyewitness Testimony.  The article addresses issues with the perception of eye...

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