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Author: Defense Counsel

Mintzer Sarowitz has offices spread throughout the Northeast, MidAtlantic, Midwest, and Florida.  The firm also has a diverse practice group, including labor and employment.  Recently, the firm was able to provide expedited services to an institutional client on short notice.  The client’s Virginia location became ensnared in a post-accident investigation conducted by a state agency.  The client reached out to its attorney, George Bogris, […]
Maryland’s Highest Court Overrules Frye-Reed, Officially welcoming the era of Daubert By Saad Malik, Esquire On August 28, 2020, the Maryland Court of Appeals voted 4-3 to officially adopt Daubert as the standard by which courts admit or exclude expert testimony, abandoning the previously standing Frye-Reed test.  See Rochkind v. Stevenson, Case No. 47, September 2019 Term (Aug. 28, 2020).  In 1978, Maryland Courts […]
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 […]
Western District of Missouri Court Gives Potential Life to COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims By: Jason G. Wehrle, Esq. Throughout the country a myriad of lawsuits have been filed by businesses against their insurers seeking business interruption coverage in connection with shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the suits involve different parties and venues, one common thread is the lawsuits involves the question of […]
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 […]
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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 […]