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New Year, New MSZL&M Calendar. To celebrate the new year, MSZL&M attorneys Larry Sarowitz and Alex Krasnitsky have created a 2021 MSZL&M photo Calendar. Larry and Alex have been making a yearly calendar of their photos for more than five years, and nothing makes them happier than to share it with their friends and colleagues. If you would like a copy, please email Kate […]
Jason G. Wehrle
With Profound Sadness We Mourn the Loss of Jason G. Wehrle Our Valued Partner, Dear Friend, and Admired Colleague (1971-2020) Jason Wehrle, the Managing Partner of our firm’s Pittsburgh Office, passed away on December 19, 2020 following a short illness.  Above all else, Jason was the loving and devoted father to his two children, Emma and Brady, and an adoring son to his mother, Cathy […]
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November 17, 2020 Sandra T. Carson of MSZL&M’s Maryland office obtained summary judgment on behalf of a large local car dealership group in a personal injury action arising out of a collision involving a loaner vehicle it had rented to one of its customers.  Plaintiff’s car was struck nearly head-on when our client’s vehicle crossed a double-yellow line and entered plaintiff’s lane.  Plaintiff, who […]
MSZL&M is proud to welcome Laura Schinella to the team! We are pleased to announce that Laura Schinella, has joined our Central Florida office as an associate attorney.  Ms. Schinella focuses her practice on representing clients in civil and commercial litigation claims involving automobile and first party insurance, premises liability, coverage issues, government liability, and other tort claims. Prior to joining MSZL&M, Ms. Schinella […]
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Great win for Katie Pakler of MSZL&M’s Western Pennsylvania Office! Plaintiff brought a premises liability action against our client, a Fortune 100 retailer, in which Plaintiff claimed he sustained personal injury after tripping and falling in the parking lot of the store.  According to Plaintiff, he parked in a parking spot containing cracks, debris and trash and that while walking to the store, his […]
Another Victory for MSZL&M’s New York Office! Allen Kohn from MSZL&M’s New York office won summary judgment on behalf of a large property owner.  Plaintiff alleged that he suffered personal injuries due to a hole in the concrete floor.  The hole was purportedly created by the property owner when it performed construction work in the area.  The case’s venue was slow-moving New York State […]
MSZL&M is pleased to announce that William Parks has joined our Central Florida office.  William (“Bill”) Parks, an Associate in our Central Florida Office,  grew up in Baltimore, Maryland but has lived in Florida for the past five years. Before joining MSZL&M, Bill represented financial institutions in both state and federal court, initiating foreclosure proceedings and defending against alleged violations of consumer protection laws. […]
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  Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers’ West Virginia Managing Partner Bradley Shafer will be speaking for NBI on Monday November 16.  He will discuss legal updates in West Virginia, handbook updates, and Reasonable Accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the West Virginia Human Rights Act.  There will also be a COVID update. Please use the link provided below to see the full brochure […]
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, […]
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 […]