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Archive: 2017

Defendant’s Burden in Slip and Fall Cases – Gairy v. 3900 Harper Ave., LLC, No. 2016-01951, 2017 WL 355973 (N.Y. App. Div. Jan. 25, 2017)

February 2, 2017 • Posted By Devika P. Kapoor • Insurance Coverage

The Appellate Division, Second Department’s recent ruling on a property owner’s motion for summary judgment highlights the importance of keeping meticulous inspection records relating to the maintenance of property and reports regarding latent defects or the lack thereof. 

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Defense Verdict in Queens Supreme Court January 25, 2017

January 25, 2017 • Posted By Douglas R. Rosenzwei • Construction Claims, News, Trial Practice

Defense Verdict in Queens Supreme Court January 25, 2017  On Monday, January 23, 2017, we obtained a defense verdict for our clients in Klimowicz v. Powell Cove Associates LLC & AVR Realty Company, LLC.  This was a Labor Law §240 action in which plaintiff, a bricklayer, claimed that he fell through a gap in scaffolding planking on June 20, 2008. Read More