Implementing our cutting edge practice of proactive defense capabilities with years of proven litigation experience, our team is driven to provide the highest caliber of accomplished representation to our clients, the industry and its insurance markets.
Providing unparalleled claims handling and litigation management along with sophisticated trial experience, Brand Glick Brand comprise a formidable team of attorneys with a history of achieving successful results from the outset. Automobile, trucking and transportation law is a continually and readily changing area of practice in New York and New Jersey. New York’s unique Vicarious Liability and No-Fault Statutes, in conjunction with its Vehicle and Traffic Laws, require our attorneys to stay abreast of new developments in the law.
Brand Glick Brand has become nationally recognized as an industry leader for defending vehicle owners & operators, trucking and transportation clients. We regularly represent commercial and private automobile, rental car companies, livery, fleet and taxi medallion owners and operators, as well as interstate and intrastate trucking companies.
We routinely handle both first and third-party personal injury matters as well as no-fault, uninsured/under insured motorists, subrogation and arbitration regarding accident claims. We regularly petition the court to stay arbitrations and argue at framed issue hearings on a myriad of coverage related matters.
We represent many businesses and individuals, including insureds and self-insureds, in a wide array of personal injury matters. We maintain an aggressive approach to resolving cases efficiently and cost-effectively, and focus on disposing of matters during the early stages of litigation. Although we strive to achieve early resolutions of cases, we are always fully prepared and equipped to defend actions at trial, and our attorneys have attained significant successes in the courtroom.
In addition to working along with our clients in defending general liability lawsuits, we are regularly called upon to present legal seminars, and are featured speakers at national conferences on topics of importance to attorneys and the insurance industry, including litigation management and recent developments in substantive law to keep our industry of professionals informed of important legal decisions and developments.
The firm’s Products Liability practice centers on the defense of matters involving significant risk exposure to a wide variety of clients, including manufacturers of heavy equipment, swimming equipment, conveyor belt equipment and vehicles. Major claim categories include: Products liability/design defect claims, failure to warn, commercial, industrial and construction site claims, elevator, machinery and equipment claims and utilities related injury and damage claims.
Our litigation experience extends to all manner of Premises Liability claims involving commercial property, public property, condominiums and individual residences. It includes falls on ice and snow, other pedestrian hazards, defective design and construction, as well as claims of inadequate security.
We have practical experience in all aspects of the defense of claims against developers, owners and managers of retail premises. These cases involve many of the critical issues facing developers, owners and managers of malls, shopping centers and retail stores, including security, structural design, maintenance and repair, parking lots and traffic, foreign substances, escalators and elevators, as well as ice and snow.
Brand Glick Brand is experienced in the litigation, arbitration and resolution of matters involving architects, engineers, construction managers, owners, developers, contractors and sureties. Our attorneys defend all aspects of construction claims.
We litigate matters related to construction site accidents and construction defects, both residential and commercial. Our attorneys have vast experience to effectively handle all construction-related claims. We are intimately familiar with New York’s strict liability deriving from the state’s Labor Law, Industrial Code and procedural nuances. For example, we routinely handle matters relating to wrongful death claims, scaffolding accidents, falls from a height, falls from ladders and the operation and use of heavy equipment.
Our firm represents a wide variety of individuals, companies, insureds and insurers who seek to subrogate against other entities to recover monies paid related to a claim and/or litigation. We challenge ourselves to be innovative trailblazers in pursuing various avenues of recovery. This proven, successful approach has yielded substantial recoveries and inured to the benefit of our clients.
Brand Glick Brand excels at aggressive, pro-active coverage analysis and litigation. Our attorneys possess considerable trial experience and have addressed significant issues under a multitude of primary, excess and umbrella insurance policies, including commercial general liability, commercial and personal automobile, commercial property and homeowners. We litigate coverage disputes in both state and federal courts. Additionally, the firm advises the insurance industry regarding insurance policies and underwriting concerns.
The attorneys of Brand Glick Brand possess experience in all facets of state and federal workers’ compensation practice. The firm is retained by insurers to represent employers in the defense of workers’ compensation claims. Our attorneys appear routinely before state and federal courts and agencies, and are familiar with the personnel and procedures at the local and regional offices of the Workers’ Compensation Board. Although workers’ compensation defense is a high volume, fast-paced field, at Brand Glick Brand, every case is given care and attention to ensure that each employer and insured’s matter is handled promptly, efficiently and effectively. This insures that the claims professional is well versed in all aspects of each individual claim through its conclusion. Given the nature, extent and duration of the typical workers’ compensation claim, it is imperative that we seek to dispose of these matters as promptly and as efficiently as possible.
Our firm presents you with a complete range of legal services in different areas of commercial law, including contracts, Uniform Commercial Code, Securities Litigation. From negotiating and drafting of commercial documents to enforcing their meaning in courts. We have extensive experience in preparing contracts in complex commercial transactions. In doing so, we are always trying to look several steps ahead, trying to foresee any potential problems and to protect your future interests and assets. When necessary, we will stand ready to vigorously protect your commercial interests in various judicial forums. Our firm successfully represents its clients not only in courts but also at such forums like FINRA.
If you lost in trial court, this does not have to be the end of the road: we can help you to reverse this situation even when your odds appear remote. We offer you the entire range of appellate service, from filing of notice to appeal to oral arguments. We prosecute many appeals every year in state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey. Our knowledge of appellate procedures are unparalleled. Ability to identify appellate issues and to develop winning arguments, world class legal research and writing skills, creative and clear legal analysis allow us to find a solution even when you did not prevail at trial court level. Our attorneys are a frequent presence in the appellate courts and are well regarded by the judges.
Our firms alternative dispute resolution practice group recognizes the need to expeditiously dispose of matters through arbitration and mediation. Often, our successes through ADR result in significant costs savings to our clients. The attorneys in our ADR group are highly experienced and well versed in representing not only individuals, but corporations, insurance companies, and partnerships. Given the breadth of experience our attorneys have in negligence, contract, and corporate matters, we are perfectly suited to provide aggressive representation to ensure successful results when matters are brought to both mediation and arbitration. We pride ourselves on providing our clients with faster, more cost effective and creative means to resolve their claims and disputes.
Virtually all aspects of residential real estate matters may be handled by our attorneys. Attorneys in our firm have many years of experience in handling real estate transactions, including purchases, sales, leases, refinances and title reviews. The firm can represent owners, purchasers, developers, tenants, and financial institutions in a variety of real estate matters.
The firm provides counsel on estate planning and administration, including preparation of wills and trusts, probate, and Surrogate’s Court proceedings such as litigation, conservatorships, guardianships and accountings.