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Latest Case Reviews

Second Departments hold Legal Documents, Insurer’s File, and Legal Bills Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege or Conditional Immunity

By James Brodie, Esq. In a decision dated September 26, 2018, the First Department decided an appeal in the case of Teran v. Ast., 164 A.D.3d 1496, 1497 (2d Dept 2018). The case was initially brought for a claim of medical malpractice and lack of informed consent against the Louis Lasky Memorial Medical and Dental […]

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Third Department: Insurer Unable to Disclaim Coverage for Injuries Sustained by Victim of Intentional Assault

In a decision dated, June 14, 2018, the Third Department was asked to decide if an insurance company could disclaim coverage under a homeowner’s policy for injuries sustained by an assault victim at the hands of an insured under said policy. The facts of this particular case (State Farm Fire & Cas. Co. v. McCabe, […]

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Plaintiff in a Storm in Progress Legal Malpractice Action Must Prove Success in Underlying Action

By Christopher Guetti, Esq. In a legal malpractice action, the plaintiff must show he or she would have prevailed in an underlying action “but for” the lawyer’s negligence. Basically, this means that if the claimed legal malpractice has to do with the loss of potential recovery from a law firm’s handling of a personal injury […]

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Latest Blog Posts

SDG Stepped Out to Hold Annual Holiday Party

      No need to wait to until so close to Christmas! SDG decided to step out and celebrate the Holiday season during that brief period between the hubbub of Thanksgiving and the craziness of Christmas. Not only did the firm family get the opportunity to meet outside of work time with families to […]

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Redfin: Homes keep getting cheaper

In October, the number of homes dropping in sale price reached an 8-year high. In October home sale prices climbed 4.5%, however the percentage of listings that had a price drop of more than 1% reached an 8-year high, according to new data from Redfin. This October, home sale prices reached a median of $297,200, increasing 2.4% […]

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Text Messages: The Smoking Gun in a Custody Battle?

By: James Brodie, Esq. In any custody litigation, a multitude of problems may arise between parents, ranging from minor things such as one parent being habitually late to exchanges, to more major issues such as discussion of court matters in front of a child or alienation by one parent. Whether before or after litigation has […]

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