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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: […]
BUSINESS INTERRUPTION CLAIMS IN THE AGE OF CORONAVIRUS 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 […]
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 […]
By: Alexander Krasnitsky, Esquire 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 […]
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 […]
On January 29, 2020, Sandra T. Carson, of our Maryland Office, obtained judgment  as a matter of law on behalf of a major retail client at the close of plaintiff’s case in a premises liability trial in which plaintiff sustained a fractured patella and other injuries as a result of a fall in our client’s store.  Plaintiff alleged that she slipped on an unknown […]
Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers is pleased to announce that Katie E. Pakler has joined the Western Pennsylvania office as an associate.  Katie has experience in various areas of the law, with a concentration on litigation, health care and professional liability.  Katie’s interest in healthcare law and litigation stems from her involvement with her family’s medical supply sale and distribution business.  Prior to […]
On December 21, 2016, a fire originated in a condominium unit under renovation in Greenbelt, Maryland. Causing over $750,000.00 in damages, it was determined that the fire originated in the HVAC closet as a result of hot work being performed on copper piping. The investigation revealed that the renovation was being undertaken by the unit owner as general contractor and several hired contractors. MSZL&M […]
Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers, LLP is pleased to announce that Terrence Pitt has joined the firm as a partner is our Eastern Pennsylvania office.  Terry spent the last twenty-five years of his legal career practicing civil litigation, this after three years as an assistant district attorney. Terry’s civil experience has involved the defense of medical malpractice, asbestos, sidewalk design and auto accident […]