Catherine J. Fiorentino Wins Summary Judgment in Fall from Ladder Case

December 9, 2019

Catherine J. Fiorentino recently won summary judgment in a case involving an electrician who fell from a ladder, earning a dismissal of all claims against the defendants, including plaintiff’s Labor Law 240(1), 241(6) and 200 claims. Even though plaintiff fell from a ladder that allegedly moved, the court held that plaintiff was the sole proximate cause of his accident, as argued by Ms. Fiorentino in her motion papers. While earning a victory on the sole proximate cause doctrine is rare in a 240(1) case, Ms. Fiorentino’s diligent handling of each of the party depositions created the requisite foundation for the hard-earned dismissal.

Please reload

Featured Posts

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...

1/10
Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Archive