July 20, 2018

Jon Pisiewski Wins Reversal And Dismissal Of Plaintiff’s Case In Second Department

On July 18, 2018, Jon Pisiewski obtained a reversal of the trial Court’s decision and dismissal of the plaintiff’s complaint against our client from the Appellate […]
June 27, 2018

Steven Dyki Prevails On Summary Judgment Motions In Kings County Labor Law Case

On June 7, 2018, Steven Dyki successfully obtained dismissal of the plaintiff’s claims for negligence and violations of Labor Law sections 200 and 240(1) in Cruz […]
June 26, 2018

William Lawlor Wins Summary Judgment Dismissing Labor Law Case In Kings County

On May 24, 2018, William Lawlor won summary judgment dismissing the plaintiffs’ complaint in Wloch v. JDT Realty Enterprises, Index No. 511922/2014 (Sup. Ct., Kings County). […]
May 8, 2014

Premises Owner Entitled To CPLR Article 16 Protection Despite Non-Delegable Duty

By Jessica M. Erickson

The owner of real property in New York has a non-delegable duty to maintain the premises in a reasonably safe condition. Although it would appear that a non-delegable duty is an exception to the apportionment of CPLR Article 16, §1602(2)(iv) is actually a “savings provision” that allows a premises owner found less than 51% liable to apportion the liability with responsible tortfeasors.