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17 Million dollar lawsuit over explosion in East Village NYC

After a long year and the substantive investigations coming to a close, we are pleased the we are one step closer to our clients having their day in court.  Our client’s have lost their homes, belongings, beloved pets, and have endured significant financial hardships over the past year. We believe that the lawsuit reflects all … Continued

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Q: What is an Examination Under Oath and do I have to appear at the Examination Under Oath requested by my insurance company? A:  An Examination Under Oath (“EUO”) is a proceeding where your insurance company or its attorneys question you under oath regarding the facts and circumstances surrounding an insurance loss. Those questions are … Continued

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PROCURING INSURANCE AND ORDERING FOOD AT A DINER AREN’T THAT DIFFERENT…..

When discussing the concept of insurance broker negligence and failure to procure insurance in New York, the discussion usually starts with talks of visiting a doctor or lawyer. When we go to the doctor, we hop onto the table with the understanding and hope that the doctor will examine us and tell us what we … Continued

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LATIPAC CORP., Plaintiff–Appellant, v. BMH REALTY LLC, et al., Defendants–Respondents

    Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, New York. LATIPAC CORP., Plaintiff–Appellant, v. BMH REALTY LLC, et al., Defendants–Respondents. Decided: February 2, 2012 DAVID FRIEDMAN, J.P. JOHN W. SWEENY JAMES M. CATTERSON DIANNE T. RENWICK NELSON S. ROMÁN, JJ. Goldberg Weprin Finkel Goldstein LLP, New York (Kevin J. Nash of counsel), for appellant. Greenblatt … Continued

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THREE YEAR OLD SCREAMS THE NEED FOR PROPERTY INSURANCE

We’re not just lawyers, we’re parents too. We love our kids they are very cute, but they are little vehicles of destruction. When you add four boys to the mix, the odds of sudden and “accidental” catastrophe is virtually guaranteed increasing the need for protection with property insurance! So when my 3-year old, with his big … Continued

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Wong v. CO

  Following a frozen pipe and significant property damages, the homeowner’s insurance company denied the insured’s claim alleging a failure to maintain heat at the premises. Furthermore, the insurance company further alleged that the premises was not “occupied” at the time of the loss. Utilizing certain ambiguities in the insurance policy, relevant and novel case … Continued

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Zigel v. US Underwriters Insurance

Insurance Company denied a claim arising from burglars entering a commercial property, breaking the walls and stealing copper piping from the walls. The burglars caused significant damage as a result of the breaking of the walls. Insurance company’s denial alleged that the destruction of the walls was the result of theft as such was not … Continued

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