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ANOTHER PRE-ANSWER MOTION TO DISMISS GRANTED FOR MUNICIPAL CLIENT

JANUARY 17, 2023 – Partner Maurizio Savoiardo successfully defended the Village of Sleepy Hollow and individual members of its Board of Trustees against claims of bid rigging, anti- trust violations and tortious inference.  Plaintiff claimed that members of the Board engaged in a conspiracy to preclude his construction company from receiving contracts to perform work  for the Village.  …

APPELLATE WIN FOR HOME HEALTH AGENCIES

Ondine Slone recently prevailed after oral argument in the Appellate Division for a significant win for home health aides. In this particular case, plaintiff was injured when she fell out of her wheelchair when driving in an ambulette accompanied by her home health aide. Plaintiff’s counsel argued that the aide had the responsibility to make sure that the plaintiff was properly strapped into the vehicle. …

FEDERAL DEFENSE VERDICT IN EMPLOYMENT CASE

NOVEMBER 4, 2022 – In a hotly-contested disability discrimination trial, partner Maurice Savoiardo won a defense verdict for the New Rochelle School District in Gamboa v. New Rochelle SD (Southern District of New York-Westchester courthouse).

Maurice deftly navigated a slew of claims plaintiff was not accommodated, as well as her termination claims. …

SIX (6) MSSSV PARTNERS NAMED AS 2022 SUPERLAWYERS

OCTOBER 2, 2022 – We are pleased to announce that Ondine Slone, Andrew Kaufman, Larry Wasserman, Steve Verveniotis, Mike Miranda and Rich Sklarin have again been named as Superlawyers for 2022!

ANOTHER DEFENSE VERDICT FOR LARRY WASSERMAN

JUNE 13, 2022 – After a hard-fought 5 day trial, MSSSV partner Larry Wasserman persuaded another Suffolk County jury to find for his client. Defense verdict in Dorst v. Walsh !  …