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Liability Defense Blog Goes Live
May 13, 2010 Posted By News
French & Casey is thrilled to launch the Liability Defense Blog which is up and running and can be accessed from our home page. The blog will cover a multitude of legal topics and will be updated at least twice per month. We hope that you will considering subscribing to this blog and sharing the content with your friends, clients and associates.
May 13, 2010 Posted By Douglas R. Rosenzweig Complex Litigation, Contracts
Both our corporate and individual clients often ask us whether the waiver they have prepared or signed is valid and binding in a Court of law. Our clients are specifically interested in the validity of a clause in a release waiving any the rights to sue for any injuries, even if those injuries are caused by the negligence of the party seeking the release. Read More
May 10, 2010 Posted By Douglas R. Rosenzweig Trial Practice
In preparing a case for trial, it often comes to pass that one or more of the witnesses in the case have a prior criminal record. In cases where there is a significant amount of money on the line, you can be sure that opposing counsel has done her homework carefully and is chomping at the bit to destroy the witnesses' credibility with an in depth and lengthy cross-examination regarding the prior misdeeds. This can have a significant impact on a case, particularly if the witness's credibility will be a determining factor in obtaining a defense verdict. Read More
May 7, 2010 Posted By Joseph A. French Complex Litigation
This is the launch of the Liability Defense Blog published by French & Casey so I feel justified in saying "Hello World" Read More
French & Casey, LLP participates in St. John's Roundtable Program
February 4, 2010 Posted By News
French & Casey, LLP recently participated in the Small to Mid Size Firm Specialty Roundtables program of St. John's University School of Law. The program offered students the opportunity to network with small to mid size firm practitioners and speak informally to the practitioners about their firms' legal setting and practice areas. The program was recognized as a great success with generally heavy student participation and multiple law firms represented.
January 31, 2010 Posted By News
In support of the Gov. Hugh Carey Dispute Resolution Society at St. John's University School of Law, Barry Meade again volunteered his time as a judge for the law school's fifth semi-annual negotiation competition held on Sunday, January 31, 2010. Read More
French & Casey to speak at Queens Chamber of Commerce
January 26, 2010 Posted By News
On January 29, 2010, Moira Casey, Susan Romano and Rosalyn Maldonado are giving a presentation entitled "Emerging Developments in 2010 for Small Business Owners and Construction Contractors" to the Queens Chamber of Commerce. For more information, visit the Queens Chamber of Commerce website at www.queenschamber.org or look us up on facebook.
French & Casey, LLP participates in NY Cares Winter Wishes Program
December 15, 2009 Posted By News
French & Casey, LLP once again participated in the NY Cares Winter Wishes Program. Children throughout Manhattan were the recipients of holiday gifts thanks to the generous support of the firm.
December 9, 2009 Posted By News
New York Gov. David Paterson signed tax amnesty legislation (Ch. 501 (A.B. 21), Laws 2009, Fourth Special Session) on December 4, 2009, that authorizes the PAID (Penalty and Interest Discount) program. The measure allows the Department of Taxation and Finance to administer an accounts receivable discount program, for certain outstanding tax, fee, or surcharge liabilities, that are or were imposed under the Tax Law and administered by the department. Read More
French & Casey, LLP wins summary judgment on appeal
December 9, 2009 Posted By News
The Second Department reversed the Supreme Court and granted summary judgment in favor French & Casey, LLP's client Rockledge Scaffold Corp. For more information, please see the "Recent Accomplishments" page of our website. http://www.frenchcasey.com/recent-accomplishments.