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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, […]
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 […]
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. 
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: https://courts.delaware.gov/ Federal: https://courts.delaware.gov/supreme/    https://www.ded.uscourts.gov/   Florida: State: https://www.floridasupremecourt.org/    https://www.flclerks.com/general/custom.asp?page=COVID-19           Federal: http://www.flnd.uscourts.gov/       https://www.flmd.uscourts.gov/    https://www.flsd.uscourts.gov/federal-judicial-districts-florida              Maryland and District of Columbia: State: https://mdcourts.gov/ https://www.courts.state.md.us/ https://www.dccourts.gov/ Federal: https://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/home.nsf https://www.mdd.uscourts.gov/   New Jersey: State: https://njcourts.gov/           Federal: https://www.njd.uscourts.gov/        New York: State: […]
Businesses are closed.  Stores and malls are empty.  Restaurant tables and hotel rooms sit vacant.  Sporting events and conferences are canceled.  Supply chains are disrupted or destroyed.  The ripple effects of the novel coronavirus are expected to wreak havoc on commerce worldwide for an extended period of time.  News reports already indicate that the impacts are being felt across virtually every industry.  Without a […]
Dear Clients and Colleagues, As we continue to be impacted by COVID-19, we have been monitoring developments and relying on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO) and other relevant organizations to establish our own processes to keep our team members, clients and community as safe as possible while ensuring continuing quality service.  At this time, and in accordance […]
New Jersey Supreme Court rules that a commercial tenant has sole responsibility for snow and ice removal in a slip and fall injury case where the tenant assumed responsibility for maintenance of the property, overcoming the previously established law that imposed a non-delegable duty for snow and ice removal on commercial landlords. On February 6th, 2014, Shields, a driver for Federal Express, slipped and […]
MSZL&M is proud to announce that New York Managing Partner Bradley J. Levien has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Retail & Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA).  Brad has been an active member of NRRDA for eight (8) years.  He has been a regular speaker at NRRDA events and has served on many committees.  He is a past chairman of the […]
A restaurant employer in West Virginia shook up its management team and installed a new kitchen manager, bar manager, front of house manager, and then hired a new general manager from outside the restaurant.  The bar manager and front of house manager began making complaints to upper level management about the new general manager claiming he was using drugs in the workplace.  An internal […]