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MMP&S Obtains Dismissal of Trip and Fall Case in Federal Court

Christo Hadjicharalambous of MMP&S’s Woodbury, New York office obtained a dismissal of a potentially high-value trip and fall action in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.  After the plaintiff failed to appear for her continued...

MMP&S Obtains Defense Verdict in Broward County

Michael Lynott and Samantha Reynolds of MMP&S obtained a complete defense verdict for a property insurance company in Broward County Circuit Court on March 7, 2024, after a four-day jury trial. The Plaintiff alleged breach of contract for denying a claim for...

MMP&S Obtains Another Broward County Defense Verdict

Ian Alperstein and Isha Kumar of MMP&S’s Boca Raton, Florida office obtained a defense verdict for Citizens Property Insurance Corporation in the Circuit Court of Broward County, Florida.  The plaintiffs alleged that Citizens breached its insurance contract by...

MMP&S Obtains Defense Verdict in Broward County Circuit Court

The trial team of Michael J. Lynott and Ian Alperstein achieved a defense verdict after four days of trial in Broward County Circuit Court on December 21, 2023.  The trial was before Judge Michelle Towbin-Singer.  Lynott and Alperstein were defending the denial of...

MMP&S Obtains Defense Verdict in First-Party Property Action

Ian Alperstein and Isha Kumar obtained a defense verdict for Citizens Insurance in the Palm Beach County Circuit Court. The plaintiff alleged that Citizens breached its insurance contract by denying a claim for water damage caused by a one-time plumbing backup and...

Super Lawyers® Names MMP&S Partners in the 2023 Edition

Milber Makris Plousadis & Seiden, LLP congratulates our Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2023. We are proud to announce that this year we have 16 attorneys who received this recognition. MMP&S is pleased to congratulate our Woodbury, NY Partners Lorin Donnelly,...

MMP&S Secured Defense Verdict in Miami Dade County Circuit Court

Ian Alperstein and Chauncey Dean obtained a defense verdict for Citizens Insurance in Miami Dade County Circuit Court. The plaintiff alleged that Citizens breached its contract by denying a claim for a wind-created opening in the plaintiff’s roof that led to interior...

MMP&S Prevails in Multi-Vehicle Accident Liability Trial in Florida

Michael Lynott and Crystal Arocha tried a liability-only case in a three-car highway accident case where MMP&S’s client allegedly struck a truck, pushing it into the plaintiff’s lane, striking the plaintiff’s vehicle and causing the plaintiff to drive off the...

MMP&S Secures Defense Verdict in Broward County, Florida

On February 9, 2023, MMP&S trial team of Michael J. Lynott  and Ian Alperstein obtained a jury defense verdict for Citizens Insurance Company in Broward County Circuit Court.  The claim was for Hurricane Irma which allegedly caused water damage to plaintiff’s home...

New York Governor Vetoes Grieving Families Act

On June 2, 2022, the New York State legislature passed the “Grieving Families Act,” which would have made sweeping changes to New York State’s 175-year-old wrongful death statute (§5-4.1 of New York’s Estate, Powers and Trusts Law) by dramatically expanding the...

MMP&S Defeats Summary Judgment Motion in NY Labor Law Matter

James Baden, a partner in our Purchase, New York office, successfully opposed a plaintiff’s summary judgment motion in a complicated Labor Law matter pending in the New York State Supreme Court, Queens County.  The plaintiff was dismantling a scaffold, when he fell 10...

Super Lawyers® Names MMP&S Partners in the 2022 Edition

Milber Makris Plousadis & Seiden, LLP is pleased to congratulate our partners Christopher Albanese, Richard Davies, Kevin Dmochowsky, Lorin Donnelly, Daniel Rucket and Susan Stromberg for being named Super Lawyers®, and Alicia Gross, Niall Harding, Kenneth...

MMP&S Secures Two Nominal Settlements Before Florida Trials

Michael Lynott of MMP&S’s Miami office and Jennifer Noud-Duarte of MMP&S’s Boca Raton office obtained two favorable settlements for Citizens Property Insurance Corporation (Citizens) on the eve of one trial and the first day of another. The night before a...

MMP&S Prevails on Motion for Summary Judgment in Miami-Dade County

Jennifer Noud-Duarte of MMP&S’s Boca Raton office prevailed on a summary judgment motion in a breach of contract action involving a water leak.  Judge Elijah A. Levitt in the County Court of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit in and for Miami-Dade County adopted our...

MMP&S Wins Motion to Dismiss in Delayed Burial Action

Samantha Lansky and Jennifer Bentivegna prevailed on a pre-answer motion to dismiss in Supreme Court, Suffolk County in an action stemming from a delayed burial. Plaintiffs, relatives of the decedent, commenced suit against our client, a funeral home, and...