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Yankwitt LLP Obtains $1 million for Elderly Fraud Victim in Mid-Trial Settlement

Yankwitt LLP obtained a settlement mid-trial of $1 million for a victim of fraud in Westchester Supreme Court. Yankwitt LLP represented Plaintiff, an elderly woman who suffered from memory loss and dementia, and brought suit against Defendant, who was Plaintiff’s bookkeeper, for fraud, conversion, breach of fiduciary duty, and unjust enrichment.

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Yankwitt LLP Wins Summary Judgment Motion in Escalator Case Filed Against its Hospitality Client

Legal ImageYankwitt LLP successfully moved for summary judgment to dismiss all claims against its hospitality client, in two consolidated personal injury actions brought in New Jersey Superior Court, Bergen County. Both Plaintiffs suffered injuries when they tripped over their own luggage on an escalator.

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Yankwitt LLP and Ahdoot & Wolfson, P.C. File Class Action Complaint Against Quest Diagnostics and AMCA for Alleged Data Breach of 12 Million Patients

JusticeOn June 3, 2019, Quest acknowledged that hackers accessed the personal sensitive information of nearly 12 million Quest clients. The information includes credit card numbers, bank account information, and medical information. Quest allegedly learned about the massive data breach in May 2019 but allegedly failed to alert its clients for a period of weeks. Yankwitt LLP and Ahdoot & Wolfson, PC have filed a class action complaint seeking relief for Quest’s many victims.

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Yankwitt LLP Expands Employment Law Practice with New Hire Michael Reed

MichaelWhite Plains, New York-based law firm Yankwitt LLP has expanded its civil litigation practice with Michael H. Reed, a former federal law clerk.

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Russell Yankwitt Co chairs Record Breaking Fundraiser for the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley

fundraisers Russell Yankwitt, managing partner of White Plains, New York-based law firm Yankwitt LLP, recently co-chaired the annual Legal Services of the Hudson Valley.

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Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Benjamin R. Allee Joins Yankwitt LLP

Benjamin AlleeYankwitt LLP announced that former Assistant U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of New York, Benjamin R. Allee has joined the firm as a partner in its White Collar Crime practice. He also will represent clients in breach of contract cases, employment litigation, shareholder disputes and fraud investigations.

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Yankwitt LLP Obtains Summary Judgement of Defendant in Snow and Ice Fall Case

Court HouseYankwitt LLP successfully moved for summary judgment on behalf of its client, 373 Park, LLC, in connection with a personal injury lawsuit filed by its former employee, who claimed to have fallen on snow and ice on a ramp that ran from the dining room of 373 Park's New York City restaurant to the sidewalk outside.

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