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MSSSV Wins Marina Dispute on Pre-Answer Motion

Judge Briccetti of the Southern District of New York granted our pre-answer motion to dismiss the plaintiff-marina owner’s complaint filed against our client, the Town of Carmel and its officials. The Plaintiff marina had alleged that the Town had violated its constitutional rights by bringing a series of actions against them seeking to enforce its zoning code and over-regulating the Plaintiffs’ operation of their commercial marina. …

Four MSSSV Lawyers Named SuperLawyers

Michael Miranda, Neil Sambursky and Steven Verveniotis were named SUPERLAWYERS by the prestigious national organization. Independent nominations and peer research are conducted to be named to this list. Less than 5% of the lawyers in the state are selected. The selections will be featured in a special supplement to the New York Times in October 2014. …

MSSSV Wins Summary Judgment in High Exposure Suffolk County Premises Liability Matter

Justice Baisley of the Suffolk County Supreme Court granted summary judgment to our client, Friends of Bradstock (FOB), dismissing plaintiff’s Complaint in its entirety in this personal injury lawsuit involving a quadriplegic.
The injured plaintiff had fractured his neck at the annual Labor Day weekend music festival organized by FOB, which was held at a Suffolk County park. …

MSSSV Wins Summary Judgment in Federal Age Discrimination Employment Case Before the Southern District

Judge Daniels of the Southern District of New York granted summary judgment to our client Columbus Citizens Foundation, Inc. regarding its termination of an employee ,after the EEOC had found probable cause that his age was a motivating factor in his dismissal. The Court dismissed all claims of age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the New York State and New York City Human Rights laws. …

MSSSV wins Article 78 petition for Town of Fishkill

In this action, petitioners were seeking an injunction prohibiting the Town of Fishkill from removing officers from the functional title of a Sergeant and replacing them with officers who had been hired from a competitive civil service list. The Court adopted our argument that the Town could not be estopped from enforcing the law which requires that sergeants be hired from a competitive civil service list. …

MSSSV prevails in the First Department

After oral argument, the Appellate Division, First Department unanimously upheld the decision granting summary judgment for MSSSV’s client, Alert Glass & Architectural Metals Corp., in an action involving claims of Labor Law 240(1), 241(6) and 200. Plaintiff sustained an injury when he fell from a ladder while working on the installation of a store front window frame. …