Bar and defense organizations play an important role in developing relationships and networks and in giving you opportunity to publish articles and present to your peers and to others.
Get Out of Purgatory: How to End a Claim Where a Plaintiff has Died and No Estate Has Been Substituted to Continue the Lawsuit
Defense counsel deal with a myriad of issues in tort and premises liability cases which lead to undue delays. However, there is one type of delay that can seem to progress eternally slow, one where the named plaintiff has died.
Networking: It’s all about relationships. Networks built on friendship, on common areas of practice, on similar backgrounds or personal interests, THEY are critically important for the development of business.
Write and publish. If you do so, a number of wonderful things begin to happen. People read what you write. They are impressed that you have been published. You have demonstrated subject matter expertise. You begin being known as a thought leader. Someone who reads what you have written may have a matter to refer to you on that self-same subject. An organization that sees your article may contact you and ask you to speak at their next conference on that subject or one similar.
Attorney Anastasia M. McCarthy was presented with the Excellence in Law award by The Daily Record in the category of Up & Coming Attorneys on June 6, 2019. Winners were selected based on their dedication to the legal profession, their commitment to their clients and the community, and letters of reference.
The purpose of the New York Labor Law is to ensure a safe work place by imposing liability on owners and contractors for the failure of an employer to provide a safe place to work. No matter which of the three main sections—§ 240(1), § 241(6), or § 200—was allegedly violated, there are four criteria that will determine the applicability of the Labor Law to the case--do you know them?
PRODUCT LIABILITY SPECIAL ALERT: Lease Runs Out on “Rental Market” Exception to Defense of Strict Liability Design Defect Claims
Product manufacturers and distributors can be relieved of strict product liability in New York from design defect claims where the manufacturer offered the product with an optional safety device and the purchaser chose not to buy it. Scarangella v. Thomas Built Buses, 93 N.Y.2d 655 (1999).
Why spend the extra money on this insurance policy when the loan policy will take care of any title issues which arise?
Attorney McCarthy was featured for her article on "How the Child Victims Act will Impact Public Schools."
The Erie County Bar Association awarded the James Otis Lecture Series with their highest award bestowed. The award honors Michael Perley (Hurwitz & Fine P.C.), U.S. District Judge William Skretny (Western District of New York), and Greg Peterson (Phillips Lytle LLP), for their work in the lecture series.
Their article "Lecher Pays - Can Social Change Be Sped Up Via Legislation? A key provision of the recent tax-law overhaul, clearly written with #MeToo in mind, suggests it can" is featured in the Best Lawyers 2019 Business Edition - Women in the Law publication.
Attorney Anastasia McCarthy discusses additional points about the newly signed act.