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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 […]
On July 22, 2020, Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers partners  Bradley Shafer, George Bogris, and Jeffrey Sotland participated in the National Fire Sprinkler Association Virtual Back to Work Contractor’s Forum.  As part of a much larger curriculum, MSZL&M presented on the following topics:  Bradley Shafer, Esquire addressed the current COVID-19 circumstances and the myriad of regulations and guidelines that exist for both worker […]
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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 […]
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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, […]
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MSZL&M is pleased to announce that the President of the Florida Bar recently appointed Ela M. Hernandez to serve on the 2020-2021 Civil Procedure Rules Committee and re-appointed her to serve on the Leadership Academy Committee. The scope and function of the Civil Procedure Rules Committee is to carry out the mandate of Rule 2.140 of the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration, concerning the […]
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MSZL&M is pleased to announce that Ela M. Hernandez, with the firm’s Southern Florida office, was recently recognized in the 2020 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™. The list of 1,071 honorees represents just over 1% of the active Florida Bar members, including attorneys in private practice as well as top government and non-profit attorneys who practice in Florida. 
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MSZL&M and Jacksonville, Florida Associate, Maxwell Wihnyk obtained summary judgment in a personal injury claim against a national retailer.  Plaintiff fell in a parking lot as she was on her way to shop.  Plaintiff slipped as she stepped up onto the perimeter sidewalk surrounding the entire shopping complex.  Plaintiff underwent extensive treatment, including multiple injections to her back and knees.  Plaintiff was given a […]
COVID-19 RESOURCE DIRECTORY: CURRENT STATUS OF COURT CLOSURES The following links will provide you with the current status of Court Closures in States we serve: Delaware: State: Federal:   Florida: State:           Federal:              Maryland and District of Columbia: State: Federal:   New Jersey: State:           Federal:        New York: State: […]