• Rodriguez v. Montefiore Med. Ctr.

    Publication Date: 2021-02-24
    Practice Area: Discovery | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Supreme Court, Bronx County
    Judge: Justice John Higgitt
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 22467/2019

    Noteworthy

  • Lanzetta v. Montefiore Med. Cntr.

    Publication Date: 2021-02-23
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Bronx
    Judge: Justice John Higgitt
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff: Gerald D. Grunsfeld, Esq., Lazar Grunsfeld Elnadav LLP, Brooklyn, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant Hochster: Michael J. Morris, Esq., Garson & Jakub LLP, New York, NY. For Defendants Montefiore Medical Center and Potenza: Gregory M. Shapiro, Esq., Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, White Plains, NY.

    Case Number: 27712/2019E

    Wrongful Prolongation of Life Claim Not Cognizable Under New York's Common-Law

  • Bell v. Stoddart

    Publication Date: 2020-07-08
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Bronx
    Judge: Justice John Higgitt
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff: Lucas B. Franken, of counsel, The Lambrou Law Firm, P.C., New York, New York.
    for defendant: For Defendant: Anna-Lisa Bonventre, of counsel, The Law Office of Leigh J. Katz & Associates, Garden City, New York.

    Case Number: 28136/2019E

    Defendant Ordered to Inform Plaintiff if Electing In-Person Deposition or By Remote Means

  • Blandino Jr. v. Guerrero

    Publication Date: 2020-04-23
    Practice Area: Personal Injury
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Bronx
    Judge: Justice John Higgitt
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff: Nelly Stotland, Esq., Law Offices of Nelly Stotland & Assoc., P.C., Forest Hills, NY.
    for defendant: For defendants Mister Softee, Inc., Mister Softee Franchise LLC and Mister Softee Franchises LLC: Chikodi E. Emerenini, Esq., Law Office of Burke, Conway & Stiefeld, White Plains, NY. For Defendants Cesar Guerrero and Blanca Cazo Zambrano: Christopher J. Pedraita, Esq., Kelly, Rode & Kelly, LLP, Mineola, NY. For Defendant Perez: Ronni Robbins Kravatz, Esq., DeSena & Sweeney, LLC, Bohemia, NY. For Defendant Pancho: Sergio Marquez, Esq., Bronx, NY. Defendants Southern Blvd. Depot Inc. and Spabo Ice Cream Corp. — no appearances

    Case Number: 301991/15

    Mister Softee Franchises Granted Dismissal of Complaint Asserting Vicarious Liability

  • Espinal v. Lightbody

    Publication Date: 2020-03-04
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Motor Vehicle Torts
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Bronx County
    Judge: Justice John Higgitt
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff: Ryan S. Goldstein, Esq., Law Office of Ryan S. Goldstein, PLLC, Bronx, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendants: Michael Goldenberg, Esq., Braff, Harris, Sukoneck & Maloof, Livingston, NJ.

    Case Number: 22820/2018

    Noteworthy

  • Marzan v. Levine

    Publication Date: 2019-11-14
    Practice Area: Personal Injury
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Bronx
    Judge: Justice John Higgitt
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff: Eric J. Gottfried, Esq., Pena & Kahn, PLLC, Bronx, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant: Jeffrey S. Dorman, Esq., Hagelin Spencer, LLC, Jersey City, NJ.

    Case Number: 21430/2018E

    Defendant Denied Bifurcated Trial as Issues of Liability, Damages Intertwined

  • Martinez v. Nelson

    Publication Date: 2019-08-28
    Practice Area: Evidence | Motor Vehicle Torts
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Bronx County
    Judge: Justice John Higgitt
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff: Maria C. Zieher, Esq., Subin Associates, LLP, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendants: Christian W. Hambleton, Esq., Callahan & Fusco, LLC, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 24567/2018

    Noteworthy

  • Akowuah v. Ancrum

    Publication Date: 2019-06-20
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Bronx
    Judge: Justice John Higgitt
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff: John F. Occhiogrosso, Esq., Ogen & Sedaghati, P.C., New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant: Lillian Aponte Caferra, Esq., Law Offices of John V. Trop, Yonkers, NY.

    Case Number: 25123/2017E

    Defendant Fails to Establish Entry of Judgment Against Him Inappropriate, Vacatur Denied

  • Animah v. Agyei

    Publication Date: 2019-04-03
    Practice Area: Motor Vehicle Torts
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Supreme Court, Bronx
    Judge: Justice John Higgitt
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff: James Newman, Esq., James Newman, P.C., Bronx, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendants: Summer Tinnie, Esq., Baker, McEvoy, Morrissey & Moskovits, P.C., Brooklyn, NY.

    Case Number: 302550/2016

    Rear-End Collision Establishes Liability on Behalf of Operator of Rear-Ending Vehicle

  • Lowe v. Reyes

    Publication Date: 2019-04-01
    Practice Area: Personal Injury
    Industry: Automotive
    Court: Supreme Court, Bronx
    Judge: Justice John Higgitt
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiff: James E. Gear, Esq., Krinsky & Musumeci, Esqs., PLLC, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendant: Chi Wai Chuck Chang, Esq., Martyn and Martyn, Mineola, NY.

    Case Number: 24721/2018E

    Injured Plaintiff Fails to Show That Car's Hood Was Within Defendant's Control