In May 2016, partner Vincent A. Nagler represented a building owner in Kings County accused of not properly maintaining cellar doors on a city public sidewalk. Despite the plaintiff’s expert’s testimony that the cellar door variances constituted a building code violation, the jury found no liability on behalf of the building owner. In June 2016 […]
In October 2013, Bruce M. Brady obtained a defense verdict in favor of an anesthesiologist in a suit that claimed the physician failed to properly evaluate a patient’s cardiac condition before a routine colonoscopy procedure. The suit also claimed that the physician failed to properly monitor the patient’s vital signs during the procedure. Shortly after […]
Major Products Liability Victory – This excerpt from Newsday’s report of significant Long Island trials, highlights Vincent A. Nagler’s successful defense of a major products liability matter, involving an allegedly defective backhoe. Details regarding this July 2002 verdict can be accessed through the hyperlink.
On March 12, 2003, Vincent A. Nagler won a defense verdict in New York County Supreme Court in defending a cooperative and managing agent against a claim of negligence. Prior to trial the Court ruled that a strip of molding in the building’s elevator that the plaintiff tripped on was defective and dangerous. The jury […]
On November 10, 2005, Vincent A. Nagler won a defense verdict in favor of a Suffolk County psychiatrist in a federal jury trial in Central Islip, NY. Our client, a private psychiatrist working within the State’s emergency commitment mental hygeine laws, involuntarily committed the plaintiff, a 45 year old homemaker, after she appeared at her […]
In May 2008, Vincent A. Nagler successfully defended a national supermarket in a three week damages trial in NY (State) Supreme Court, Richmond County. The plaintiff claimed she sustained a traumatic brain injury after being struck in the head with a twenty pound box of frozen carrots. The jury agreed with the defense that plaintiff’s […]
In March of 2002, Bruce M. Brady successfully defended an anesthesiologist in a suit that claimed he improperly positioned a patient during a surgical laminectomy and fusion. Several days after the surgery, the patient began experiencing pain, numbness, and weakness in his right (dominant) arm. The problem was diagnosed as a brachial plexus injury. Seven […]
In June 2009, KBN and Marc R. Wilner obtained a unanimous decision from a panel of the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, affirming the lower court’s dismissal of the complaint against the firm’s client in a case claiming legal malpractice and fraud.