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Author: Defense Counsel

Another victory for our New York Office! Allen Kohn from MSZL&M’s New York office obtained summary judgment on behalf of our client, a regional grocery store.  After plaintiff’s daughter was caught shoplifting, a verbal dispute escalated to a physical altercation with an alleged store “employee.” During the altercation, Plaintiff was struck with a stick and lost use of an eye. The case was venued […]
STATUS OF PHILADELPHIA COURT SYSTEM IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC By, Steven Cherry PHILADELPHIA, PA , September 08, 2020 —  For those of you who may be interested in how the Philadelphia Court System has been responding to the Covid-19 Pandemic, here is the current status of civil operations as of September 2020: On March 16, 2020, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declared a Statewide […]
Big win for our South Florida Office Steven Mitchel and H. Maxwell Wihnyk secured the dismissal of their mold assessor client from a serious mold contamination case.  Plaintiff filed a 10-count complaint seeking damages for personal injury and violations of the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, including allegations of a conspiracy to produce false-test results.  Despite the serious allegations, Steve and Max […]
Michael Murphy
New Jersey Supreme Court Finds that the ‘Made Whole’ Doctrine Does Not Apply to First-Dollar Risk By: Michael J. Murphy, Esq. In a recent decision addressing a question of law certified by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in City of Asbury Park v. Star Insurance Company (A-20-19) (083371) the Supreme Court of New Jersey found that the equitable ‘Made […]
MSZL&M’s New York Office Obtains Big Win for Retail Client Allen Kohn from MSZL&M’s New York office recently obtained early dismissal of a complaint against one of the firm’s large NASDAQ-traded retailer clients.  Plaintiff alleged he was Christmas shopping with his partner and granddaughters when security personnel falsely accused him of shoplifting, physically detained him in a security office, stole his personal property, fabricated […]
Maryland’s Highest Court Upholds Commercial Property Owner’s Duty of Care to Neighboring Property Owner Ashley Friedman, Esquire             (August 4, 2020) In its July 27, 2020 opinion in Steamfitters Local Union No. 602 v. Erie Ins. Exch.. and Steamfitters Local Union No. 602 v. Cincinnati Ins. Co., Maryland’s highest court upheld the lower courts’ finding that Steamfitters, as a commercial property owner, owed a […]
Congratulations to Ela M. Hernandez! The Junior League of Miami recently announced its officers and board members for the 2020-2021 League year.  Ela M. Hernandez, an associate in our South Florida office,  was elected to serve on the Executive Management Team as the Vice President of Financial  Stewardship.  In her role, Ela will serve as the custodian of the League’s funds, create and implement […]
Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers, LLP is pleased to announce that Jason G. Wehrle, Managing Partner of our Western Pennsylvania Office is scheduled to present at ACA International’s Virtual Convention and Expo on July 16, 2020.  The goal of the presentation is to provide information, guidance and strategies to assist credit industry professionals during their dealings with consumer related complaints.  Founded in 1939, […]