On March 4, 2005, in a New York County Supreme Court jury trial, Stuart Bernstein, obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a major supermarket corporation. The plaintiff, a customer in the store, alleged that she fell on an empty display pallet at the end of an aisle. She claimed that as a result of […]
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 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.