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 February 2007, Vincent A. Nagler successfully defended a hardware store against a claim of negligence. In the case, tried before a Manhattan jury, the plaintiff alleged that he fell into the store’s basement through a sidewalk trap door that was left open and unprotected and suffered a fractured calcaneous. By way of defense, we […]
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 […]
On January 14, 2006, managing partner Warren S. Koster presents legal overview seminars on the topics of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace and Family Medical Leave for a national corporate client. The seminars cover statutes, procedures, conventions, and strategies for properly coping with these hot-spot employers’ issues, with detailed discussions of the case law and […]
In January 2009, Warren S. Koster presented training seminars in the areas of Employment Discrimination and Ethics in The Workplace to the managers DCI Biologicals, Inc. The seminar trained managers on how to prevent workplace harassment and concentrated on educating the workforce to avoid discrimination. Managers were taught investigative techniques and trained in remediation. Case […]
In April 2009, Warren S. Koster delivered a seminar on New York Premises Liability to the management of Whole Foods Market Group, Inc. The seminar included a discussion of recent developments in New York law with particular emphasis placed on New York Labor Law.
In April 2009, Warren S. Koster presented the first part of a training seminar on Employment Discrimination to Whole Foods Market Group, Inc., management employees. The focus of the training seminars was on sexual harassment in the workplace. Techniques management should utilize to educate, investigate and remediate sexual harassment in the workplace were emphasized. Case […]
In April, 2009, Warren S. Koster appeared before a group of New York masonry contractors to discuss the ramifications and case law developments of the New York Labor Law. The seminar was arranged by Bollinger Insurance. The seminar stressed the importance of contractual indemnification and contractual liability coverage as tools to transfer liability in a […]
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.