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Premises Case in Bronx Civil Court Dismissed

Yvette Garcia v. Rick Associates, Inc., et al Plaintiff sued the owner/management company for her building due to an alleged fall that occurred in front of the building.  During the early stages of the case, Plaintiff died, and her attorney, despite good faith efforts, was unable to substitute for her.  Our motion to dismiss was...
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Summary Judgment Granted in case involving a NYC School Bus accident

Sherrilyn Sims v. City of New York, NYC Dept. of Education, Renald Fleurantin and Reliant Transportation Inc.  Plaintiff Sims was a matron on a NYC school bus, operated by defendant Fleurantin.  Both were employees of All American School Bus Corporation, which had leased the bus from its owner, Reliant Transportation Inc.  While Fleurantin was driving,...
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Motion to Dismiss Granted for Failure to Provide Discovery – Queens County

Kabir v. Richardson, (Queens Co. Sup. Ct. 2020). On September 23, 2020,  the Hon. Justice Richard G. Latin dismissed plaintiff’s claims pursuant to NY C.P.L.R. Section 3216.  In this motor vehicle action, plaintiff and defendant were operators of separate vehicles involved in an intersection accident.  Plaintiff claimed severe personal injuries.  Our law firm aggressively sought...
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Brooks & Berne, PLLC Obtains Dismissal of Negligence Action Prior to Discovery

Nicole Varisco, Esq. and Michael Andreou, Esq. recently obtained dismissal of a personal injury action, wherein the plaintiff alleged that he was injured when he tripped and fell in a roadway/crossway in lower Manhattan. Plaintiff commenced suit against the Insured and several other entities, which ultimately resulted in a consolidated action involving 17 total defendants/third-party...
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