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Publications – Insurance Coverage

Major Consumer Company Fights Back Against Mass Arbitration

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Sexting: Risky or [F]risky?  An Examination of the Current and Future Legal Treatment of Sexting in the United States

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Publications – Medical Malpractice

Failure to Authenticate Resident’s Signature Leads to Denial of Motion to Change Venue

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Publications – Insurance Coverage

Underwriters Face New Challenges as the U.S. Supreme Court Opens Pathway for Litigations to Proceed in Multiple Jurisdictions

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Publications – Skilled Nursing and Aging Services

KBR Wins Dismissal Based on Emergency Disaster Treatment Protection Act Immunity

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Publications – Insurance Coverage

Crypto is the New Frontier in Securities Fraud Litigation

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News – February 20, 2024

KBR is proud to support the National LGBTQ+ Bar Association and Tyron Garner Memorial Scholarship Fund. 

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Publications – Securities and Directors & Officer Litigation

California District Court Denies Preliminary Approval of Securities Class Settlement

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Publications – Employment and Workplace Management

EEOC Updates Criteria for Mandatory Workplace COVID-19 Testing

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Publications – Skilled Nursing and Aging Services

New York Litigation Coordination Panel Orders Consolidation of Certain COVID Cases

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Publications – Securities and Directors & Officer Litigation

Adult Survivors Act Signed Into Law in New York

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Publications – General Liability

New York Court of Appeals Decides Trio of Labor Law § 240(1) Decisions Significant to Defendants

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Publications – Employment and Workplace Management

New York City Human Rights Law to Require “Bias Audits” for AI Systems and Algorithms Used in Employment Hiring Practices

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Publications – Employment and Workplace Management

New York City Employers Must Include a Salary Range in Job Posts Beginning May 15, 2022

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Publications – Employment and Workplace Management

Employers Must Provide Employees and New Hires with Written Notice of Electronic Monitoring, Effective May 7, 2022

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News – February 14, 2024

Congratulations to KBR partners Andrew S. Kaufman and Betsy D. Baydala on obtaining another defense verdict in a Medical Malpractice matter in Kings County!

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Publications – Employment and Workplace Management

New York City Human Rights Law Expands Coverage to Provide Protections for Domestic Workers

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Publications – Cyber

Irrelevance of Merck to Cyber Policy War Exclusion

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Publications – Insurance Coverage

New York Governor Kathy Hochul Signs into Law an Amended Comprehensive Insurance Disclosure Act, Mitigating Some of the More Burdensome Requirements

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Publications – Medical Malpractice

Second Department Decision Places Increased Burden on Parties Asserting Quality-Assurance Privilege

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Expansive Insurance Disclosures Now Mandatory by Defendants Under The New York Comprehensive Insurance Disclosure Act

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Publications – Medical Malpractice

“No Surprises Act” Requires Healthcare Providers to Offer Good Faith Estimate of Expected Costs to Self-Pay Patients Upon Request

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Publications – Employment and Workplace Management

Mayor de Blasio Mandates Vaccines for All NYC Employees

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Publications – Employment and Workplace Management

OSHA Suspends its Requirement that Businesses with More than 100 Employees Get a COVID-19 Vaccine or Test Weekly

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Publications – Securities and Directors & Officer Litigation

Delaware Supreme Court Sets Forth New Three Prong Test for Demand Futility in Shareholder Derivative Actions

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Publications – General Liability

New York Attorneys and Doctors Charged with Defrauding Businesses and Insurance Companies of More Than $31 Million Through Trip-and-Fall Fraud Scheme

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Publications – Employment and Workplace Management

EEOC Issues Updated Guidelines on Vaccines in the Workplace

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Appellate Division, Second Department Holds That Governor Cuomo’s March 20, 2020 Executive Order Operates As a True Toll, Rather Than a Mere Extension, Of Filing Deadlines Applicable to Litigation in New York State

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Publications – Skilled Nursing and Aging Services

New York State Senate Repeals COVID-19 Immunity Law

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Publications – Employment and Workplace Management

New Paid Leave Required for COVID-19 Vaccine

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Publications – Healthcare Law

Plaintiff Claims Dismissed by Federal Court Under the PREP Act

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Publications – Medical Malpractice

The United States Government Files Statement of Interest Asserting that Claims that Fall Within the Scope of the PREP Act Are Completely Preempted

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

EEOC Provides Guidance Regarding Mandating COVID-19 Vaccines in the Workplace

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Publications – Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Home Care & Hospice

Department of Health and Human Services Issues Advisory Opinion Concerning the Scope of the PREP Act

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Publications – Skilled Nursing and Aging Services

Long-Term Care Victory Curbs Class Action

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Publications – Healthcare Law

NY Bill Rolls Back COVID-19 Liability Protection for Health Care Workers

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

NY Expands Protection for Healthcare Workers Under its Whistleblower Law

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Publications – Skilled Nursing and Aging Services

Proposed NY State Senate Bill Would Allow for Remote Monitoring and Video Conferencing Equipment in the Rooms of Nursing Home Residents

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Publications – Accountants Professional Liability

Combination of Market Volatility and Unemployment Expected to Cause an Uptick in ESOP-Related Fiduciary Liability Claims 

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Publications – Healthcare Law

Recent Connecticut Executive Order Mandates Testing at Nursing Home and Other Facilities

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Publications – Healthcare Law

The Opportunities and Challenges of Delivering Mental Health Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Publications – Employment and Workplace Management

Precautions for Employers to Consider When Reopening the Workplace

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Publications – Healthcare Law

Connecticut Executive Orders Alter Health Care Landscape in Response to COVID-19 

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

OSHA Enforcement Addressing Coronavirus in the Workplace

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Publications – Skilled Nursing and Aging Services

Long-Term Care Providers and Covid-19-Related Laws

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Publications – General Liability

Statute of Limitations Tolled Due to COVID-19: What’s the Practical Effect

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Publications – Skilled Nursing and Aging Services

New York Limits Liability for Medical Professionals Responding to COVID-19

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Publications – Medical Malpractice

Medical Cannabis in the COVID-19 New York State Pause Era

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Publications – Skilled Nursing and Aging Services

HIPAA Compliance and COVID-19

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Publications – Healthcare Law

Recent Federal Emergency Actions for COVID-19 Lowers Barrier to Telehealth

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

Paid Sick Leave for New York Employees Under Quarantine Due to COVID-19

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Federal Emergency Relief for Certain Employees

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

Protecting Employers and Employees from COVID-19’s Impact on the Workplace

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Publications – Medical Malpractice

Wendy Young v. Hartford Hospital: The Evolving Requirement for a Similar Healthcare Provider Opinion Letter 

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

New Jersey Becomes First State to Mandate Severance Pay in Mass Layoffs

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News – February 7, 2024

Congrats to KBR attorney Lindsey Nourse on obtaining two dismissals, one in a Medical Malpractice matter and the other in a Long Term Care matter!

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

Changes to New York Employment Law in 2019

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

New Jersey Ban Hairstyle Discrimination

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

Broadened Protection for Reproductive Decision Making in New York State

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Publications – General Liability

Court Rejects Private Claim for Bad Faith Reports of Medical Misconduct

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Publications – Employment and Workplace Management

New DOL Overtime Requirements Go into Effect Jan. 1, 2020. 

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Publications – Employment and Workplace Management

New Jersey Issues Guidance on Hairstyle Discrimination

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Publications – Insurance Coverage

California Supreme Court Addresses Choice of Law and Consent Provisions 

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

New Jersey Passes the Country’s Broadest Wage Theft Law

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Publications – Employment and Workplace Management

New Jersey Amends Law to Prohibit Employers from Asking Job Applicants about Salary History

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

New Jersey Amends Medical Marijuana Law to Provide Employees with Job Protections

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Publications – Medical Malpractice

CMS Finalizes Reversal of Arbitration in Residential Health Care Facilities

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News – February 6, 2024

Last week, KBR attorney Diana-Marie Laventure had the opportunity to connect with bar leaders and DEI advocates at the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Diversity Summit.

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Publications – Insurance Coverage

Proposed New York Legislation Would Increase Potential Liability for Insurers Accused of Unfair Settlement Practices

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Publications – Employment Practices and Wage & Hour Liability

Connecticut Enacts New Paid Family and Medical Leave Act 

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

New York State Expands Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Protections

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Publications – Commercial Litigation

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and its impact on all companies offering products or services to California residents

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Publications – Insurance Coverage

Marijuana: Big Opportunities and Challenges for Insurers

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

New Jersey Employers May Have to Accommodate Medical Marijuana Use Outside of the Workplace

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Publications – Commercial Litigation

New York Businesses Regain Hope in ADA Website Accessibility Cases

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

New York Court of Appeals Issues a Wage and Hour Victory to the Home Health Care Industry

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

New Legislation Strengthens New Jersey’s Family Leave Laws

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News – February 2, 2024

KBR partner Andrew Oldis was a guest on the latest episode of Rising Edge Ltd’s D&O Podcast.

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News – February 2, 2024

KBR attorney Diana-Marie Laventure will be moderating a CLE entitled “Building and Expanding the Pipeline in a post SFFA v. Harvard/UNC World” on Thursday, January 25th for the New Jersey Bar Association’s Annual Diversity Summit.

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News – February 2, 2024

Congratulations to KBR attorney Brennan P. Breeland on becoming a member of the Supreme Court Bar!

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News – February 2, 2024

On February 6th, KBR attorney Lauren M. Lundquist presented a CLE titled, “Reptilian Tactics in First-Party Insurance Litigation: Lessons for Insurers” along with Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm, Ph.D of Persuasion Strategies and Robert T. Horst of Horst Krekstein & Runyon.

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News – February 1, 2024

Congratulations to KBR Attorney Christina Christoforo on back to back summary judgment wins!

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News – January 19, 2024

A warm KBR welcome to Michael O’Malley who has joined us in the Stamford office!

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News – January 16, 2024

Congratulations to KBR attorneys Alyssa Schiffhauer and Keith Kaplan on a summary judgment win in a long-term care matter

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News – January 10, 2024

Join us in extending a warm welcome to Breyonnia Duggins

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News – January 9, 2024

Congratulations to KBR attorney Jennifer Puglisi

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News – January 4, 2024

Congratulations to KBR partner David Bloom on an appellate win in a legal malpractice action in the Second Department!

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News – January 3, 2024

Earlier this month, KBR attorneys had an incredible experience in Las Vegas at the PLUS Annual Conference, where we proudly served as Diamond Sponsors.

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News – January 2, 2024

A big welcome to Kimberly Lindenmuth

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News – December 27, 2023

Congratulations to KBR partners Christine E. Fernandez Rockwell and Betsy D. Baydala on a recent defense verdict in New York Supreme Court!

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News – December 20, 2023

Congratulations to KBR partner Nicole Sheth on being named President of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society!

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News – December 19, 2023

Please join us in welcoming Brinet Rutherford to our Garden City office!

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News – December 18, 2023

Happy Holidays from Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP!

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News – December 14, 2023

KBR welcomes Ross-Wynn Ruben to our NYC office!

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News – December 12, 2023

Congratulations to KBR partners Andrew S. Kaufman and Betsy D. Baydala on a Defense Verdict in New York County Supreme Court in a medical malpractice matter.

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News – December 8, 2023

KBR welcomes Jessica Bird to our Albany office!

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News – December 6, 2023

KBR partner Jacqueline Mandell recently secured a unanimous First Department decision reversing an order that initially denied our motion for summary judgment.

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News – December 5, 2023

KBR is a proud Diamond Sponsor of the upcoming PLUS Conference in Las Vegas on December 4-5, 2023.

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News – December 5, 2023

KBR welcomes Katarina Parise to our NYC office!

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News – November 6, 2023

On Monday, October 30, 2023, KBR attorney Daniel H. Lewkowicz was honored by The Legal Aid Society as a recipient of the 2023 Pro Bono Publico Award.

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News – October 23, 2023

KBR is delighted to serve as a proud sponsor of the upcoming Fall Educational Conference & Reception organized by AHRMNY.

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News – October 20, 2023

In honoring October as LBGTQ+ History Month, KBR partner Kurtis McManus recently authored an article titled “Wallflower or Dancing Partner? A Call for Allyship in Celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month.”

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News – October 19, 2023

KBR partner Dianna Daghir McCarthy recently participated in the Professional Liability Underwriting Society Eastern Chapter Golf Tournament at Echo Lake Country Club in Westfield, New Jersey.

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News – October 18, 2023

Congratulations to KBR attorneys Patrick Stoltz and Neil A. Fox, Esq. on an appellate victory in the Second Circuit!

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News – October 17, 2023

Congratulations to KBR’s 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers!

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News – October 16, 2023

Congratulations to KBR’s 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers: Rising Stars!

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News – October 13, 2023

KBR partner Dianna Daghir McCarthy recently spoke at the Lockton Financial Services Conference in Miami Beach, Florida.

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News – October 12, 2023

Congratulations to KBR attorney Rocco P. Matra on obtaining summary judgment in Kings County on a construction Labor Law case.

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News – October 11, 2023

Congratulations to KBR partner Thomas J. Gerspach on a Defense Verdict in Kings County Supreme Court on a wrongful death medical malpractice matter!

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News – October 10, 2023

KBR welcomes Onid Larosiliere to our New York City Office!

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News – October 2, 2023

On Thursday, October 5th, KBR partner Judy M. Fisher spoke at ePlace Solutions, Inc.’s 3rd Annual Sexual Abuse, Victimization, and Exploitation Symposium.

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News – September 29, 2023

KBR recently held our 2023 New Associate Seminar.

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News – September 28, 2023

KBR welcomes Christina Ricci to our Woodland Hills Office!

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News – September 27, 2023

KBR welcomes Cheyanna Fuchs to our Westchester Office!

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News – September 26, 2023

KBR welcomes Sarah Hejazi to our Westchester Office!

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News – September 25, 2023

Congratulations to KBR partner Daniel Schilling for securing a dismissal in the Eastern District of New York!

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News – September 22, 2023

KBR welcomes Aaron Yousefzadeh to our Woodland Hills Office!

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Publications

Avoid Telehealth Pitfalls In A Post-Pandemic Environment

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News – September 20, 2023

KBR welcomes Afifa Waheed to our New York City Office!

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News – September 19, 2023

KBR partner Dianna Daghir McCarthy spoke at the American Conference Institute’s 32nd Annual Employment Practices Liability Insurance Conference on October 24th in Chicago, Illinois.

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News – September 18, 2023

KBR welcomes Johanna Joseph to our Westchester Office!

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News – September 15, 2023

KBR welcomes Elizabeth Rivera to our New York City Office!

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News – September 14, 2023

Mario C. Giannettino authored an article featured in McKnight’s Long-Term Care News addressing the subject of Quality Assurance privilege in skilled nursing facilities.

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News – September 13, 2023

KBR welcomes Hailey Kaye to our New York City Office!

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News – September 12, 2023

KBR partner Michelle Benedetto adds another victory to the record!

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News – September 8, 2023

A recent article on Bloomberg Law discusses a decision by a federal court finding coverage under a private company D&O policy for an opioid litigation.

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News – September 7, 2023

We are thrilled to announce that KBR attorney Jennifer Puglisi from our Buffalo, NY office has been honored as a Rising Star on the 2023 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list!

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News – September 6, 2023

Congratulations to KBR partner Dianna Daghir McCarthy on obtaining an impressive appellate win in a potential class action suit in the Second Department!

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News – September 5, 2023

KBR partners Mario Giannettino and Ruth Corcoran took in the sights and enjoyed their time in Washington, D.C. while attending the 2023 DRI Senior Living and Long-Term Care Litigation Seminar!

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News – August 21, 2023

Celebrating our accomplished attorneys for their inclusion in the 2024 editions of Best Lawyers in America!

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News – August 18, 2023

KBR welcomes Victoria Kager to our Cherry Hill Office!

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News – August 17, 2023

Wishing KBR’s ten 2023 summer associates a great academic year as they head back to their respective law schools after a summer filled with great experiences inside and outside of our offices.

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News – August 10, 2023

On August 10, 2023, the Appellate Division, First Department, reversed a lower court’s grant of a defendant nursing home’s motion to change venue based on a contractual venue selection clause.

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News – August 9, 2023

Congratulations to KBR attorneys Patrick A. Dolan and Lindsey Nourse on obtaining summary judgment in a Medical Malpractice case in Kings Supreme!

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Publications

The Anti-Rape/Anti-Sexual Assault Movement on College Campuses

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News – August 1, 2023

On July 29th, KBR hosted an unforgettable summer outing at the Bronx Zoo!

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

New York City Human Rights Law to Require “Bias Audits” for AI Systems and Algorithms Used in Employment Hiring Practices

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Publications – Cyber Liability and Tech E&O

Crypto is the New Frontier in the Securities Fraud Litigation

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Publications – Healthcare Law

’No Surprises Act’ Requires Healthcare Providers to Offer Good Faith Estimate of Expected Costs to Self-Pay Patients Upon Request

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Publications – Securities Broker-Dealer

California District Court Denies Preliminary Approval of Securities Class Settlement

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

EEOC Updates Criteria for Mandatory Workplace COVID-19 Testing

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Publications – Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Home Care & Hospice

New York Litigation Coordination Panel Orders Consolidation of Certain COVID Cases

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Publications – Sexual Abuse and Molestation Liability

Adult Survivors Act Signed Into Law in New York

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Can Social Media Corporations be held Liable Under International Law for Human Rights Atrocities?

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Publications – Construction and Labor Law

New York Court of Appeals Decides Trio of Labor Law § 240(1) Decisions Significant to Defendants

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

New York City Employers Must Include a Salary Range in Job Posts Beginning May 15, 2022

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

Employers Must Provide Employees and New Hires with Written Notice of Electronic Monitoring, Effective May 7, 2022

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

New York City Human Rights Law Expands Coverage to Provide Protections for Domestic Workers

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Publications – Cyber Liability and Tech E&O

Irrelevance of Merck to Cyber Policy War Exclusion

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Publications – Coverage Litigation and Arbitration

New York Governor Kathy Hochul Signs into Law an Amended Comprehensive Insurance Disclosure Act, Mitigating Some of the More Burdensome Requirements

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Publications – Healthcare Law

Second Department Decision Places Increased Burden On Parties Asserting Quality-Assurance Privilege

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Publications – Coverage Litigation and Arbitration

Expansive Insurance Disclosures Now Mandatory by Defendants Under The New York Comprehensive Insurance Disclosure Act

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

Mayor de Blasio Mandates Vaccines for All NYC Employees

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

OSHA Suspends its Requirement that Businesses with More than 100 Employees Get a COVID-19 Vaccine or Test Weekly

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Publications – General Liability

New York Attorneys and Doctors Charged with Defrauding Businesses and Insurance Companies of More Than $31 Million Through Trip-and-Fall Fraud Scheme

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News – June 23, 2021

New York partner Julianna Ryan featured in a June 23rd article in The National Law Journal

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

Governor Cuomo Signed Into Law the New York Health and Essential Rights Act (HERO Act) Requiring New Workplace Safety Measures

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Publications – Employment Practices Litigation

EEOC Issues Updated Guidelines on Vaccines in the Workplace

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Publications – General Liability

Second Department Holds That NY Governor’s Executive Orders Operate as a Toll, Not an Extension, of Litigation Filing Deadlines

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Publications – Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Home Care & Hospice

New York State Senate Repeals COVID-19 Immunity Law

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Publications – Cyber Liability and Tech E&O

New Paid Leave Required for COVID-19 Vaccine

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Publications – Medical Malpractice

Plaintiff Claims Dismissed by Federal Court Under the PREP Act

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Publications – Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Home Care & Hospice

The United States Government Files Statement of Interest Asserting that Claims that Fall Within the Scope of the PREP Act Are Completely Preempted

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We Didn’t Start the Fire… Did We? Analyzing Why California Can’t Seem to Extinguish Its Worsening Wildfire Problem

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Strategies and Techniques of Shakespeare’s Creative Mediators in Measure for Measure and The Tempest,” American Arbitration Association (AAA), Dispute Resolution Journal – Vol. 70, No. 3.

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