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Victory for B&B!!!

In 2011, a tour bus hit a loose construction plate in front of what would become the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.  A number of the passengers were thrown from their seats, and they sued individually and in different counties.  Eventually, the case was consolidated in Kings Supreme Court. Our insured, Perfetto Contracting, had done work […]

State v. Lamont Williams

Represented indigent defendant charged with violating a temporary restraining order. Upon investigating claim, we found exculpatory evidence that was not in the prosecutor’s discovery. Upon exchanging the exculpatory evidence, the prosecutor moved the court to dismiss the charges on grounds that the State would not be able to prove the charges beyond a reasonable doubt.

Obtains Discontinuance of Case

JR v. TS Plaintiff is a police officer who brought suit for assault against a BLM activist, for injuries he allegedly suffered at a George Floyd rally. Richard Berne and Alesha Powell brought a pre-Answer “Anti-Slapp” (“Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation”) motion against Plaintiff, arguing that Plaintiff brought the suit to deter our client from […]

Obtains Discontinuance of Case

Richards, Byrue v. Maspeth Supply Company, LLC Plaintiff tripped over a “crack” in the street. Richard Berne found a photograph of the location taken several years before the accident and before the insured had worked in the area, which showed that the crack had been there for years as of the time of Plaintiff’s fall. […]

Obtains Discontinuance of Case

Mojica, Edward v. Gerald Post and Jose J. Reyes Reynoso Motor vehicle accident case. The police report indicated that the insured was pushed into Plaintiff’s vehicle by co-defendant’s vehicle. After the insured testified at his deposition, Richard Berne argued to Plaintiff that he must discontinue the case against the insured, and the matter was discontinued.

Discontinuance of Case

Mena, Rosa Anyely Vasquez v. Emad A. Melek, Uber Technologies, Inc., Uber USA., LLC, Raiser-NY LLC, Lyft, Inc., Sidco Food Distribution Corp. & Daniel Aguilar Motor vehicle accident case. Richard Berne obtained a closed-circuit video taken in the area of the underlying accident, which showed that at the time of the impact the insured was […]

Hudson Valley Top Lawyers At B&B.

Brooks & Berne PLLC congratulates 5 of its attorneys for being selected as Hudson Valley Top Lawyers. Alesha Powell (Personal Injury) Chevon Brooks (Construction) Nicole Varisco (Civil Law Litigation) Barbara Matarazzo (Insurance)Alesha Powell (Personal Injury) Victor Gialleonardo (Insurance)

Brooks & Berne, PLLC Obtains Dismissal.

Christopher M. Davis and Denise A. Obre-Davis v. Dennis P. Crowley et al., CASE SUMMARY On September 24, 2021, the New Jersey Superior Court issued an opinion in Christopher M. Davis and Denise A. Obre-Davis v. Dennis P. Crowley et al., No. GLO L 000655-21, dismissing the Third-Party Complaint against United Property Casualty Insurance Company […]