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Abrams, Gorelick, Friedman
& Jacobson, LLP
New York, New York Office
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One Battery Park Plaza, 4th Floor
New York, New York  10004

(New York Co.)

Telephone: 347-834-8265
Fax: 212-968-7573

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Office Hours:
Monday: 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Tuesday: 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Wednesday: 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Thursday: 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Friday: 09:00 AM-06:00 PM

Construction LawInsurance Law
Legal MalpracticePremises Liability
Product Liability LawProfessional Liability
Transportation Law
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About this office:

The character and professionalism of AGF&J's attorneys are what set us apart from other insurance law firms. We believe that the role of counsel is not merely to respond, but to proactively and aggressively advocate for our clients. Our skilled, experienced and insightful attorneys are diverse, dynamic individuals from many backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We share a passion for our work and strive to achieve the highest standards. We expect nothing less than the very best from ourselves and know that our clients expect the same.

Abrams, Gorelick, Friedman & Jacobson, LLP, was founded by Michael E. Gorelick, Glenn A. Jacobson and the late Daniel J. Friedman. AGF&J serves as counsel to insurance companies, Underwriters at Lloyd's, third-party administrators, risk managers, self-insured businesses and others in the risk and insurance industries in the New York and New Jersey metropolitan areas. The firm's practice focuses primarily on insurance litigation, trials and appeals, coverage matters and reinsurance.

AGF&J is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, listed in A.M. Best's Guide to Insurance Attorneys, and is a member of the Harmonie Group, a by-invitation-only network of independent law firms across North America with proven accomplishments in insurance law and trial advocacy.

AGF&J's attorneys are members of distinguished national, state and local bar associations and organizations such as the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC), the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices (NAPSLO) and the Defense Research Institute (DRI).

It is the firm's policy to hire, train and promote highly-skilled people without regard to their age, gender, race, ethnicity or sexual orientation. AGF&J is proudly committed to fostering diversity in its entire staff, which creates a climate of inclusion and culture of collegiality and professionalism.


Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
AppealsConstruction Law
Employment Practices LiabilityFair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) Litigation
First-Party and Third-Party Property DefenseGeneral Liability
Insurance CoverageMotor Vehicle Liability
Premises LiabilityProducts Liability
Professional Liability DefenseReinsurance
SubrogationToxic and Environmental

Statement of Practice Summary:
Insurance Coverage; Insurance Coverage Defense; Legal Malpractice Defense; Insurance Agents and Brokers Defense; Products Liability Defense; Premises Liability Defense; Negligent Security; Inadequate Security; Motor Carrier Defense; Truck Accidents; Fire Insurance Defense; Arson and Insurance Fraud; Insurance Fraud Defense; Property Subrogation; First and Third Party Insurance Defense; Automobile Liability Defense; Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists; Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists Arbitration; Litigation; Construction Law; Insurance Defense; Negligence; Torts; Professional Liability; Insurance; Reinsurance; Subrogation; Casualty Insurance Defense; Commercial Insurance Defense; Insurance Defense Subrogation; Self Insured Defense; General Practice.

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In Bronx Prayer Service Case, Arbitration Award in Favor of Defendant on Liability
Irwin D. Miller, May 12, 2015
Numerous inconsistencies in the plaintiff's testimony led a JAMS Arbitrator to find in favor of the defendant property owner in an action alleging serious injuries from a fall in a darkened stairway behind a boiler room door.

Proof of Loss Untimely When Not Provided Within Extension of Time Granted By Property Insurer: Court Grants Insurer's Motion to Dismiss
Mark Ian Binsky, May 12, 2015
In a breach of contract action concerning first party property insurance coverage, the Honorable Eileen A. Rakower granted the defendant insurer's pre-answer motion to dismiss a Complaint which sought coverage for vandalism damage to commercial property. The Court held that the insureds had...

Virginia auto insurer not subject to personal jurisdiction in New Jersey; Court dismisses UM insurer's Third-party Complaint seeking reformation of the policy
Jay S. Gunsher,Dennis J. Monaco, May 12, 2015
A New Jersey Court dismissed a Third-party action against a foreign insurer for claims arising out of a motor vehicle accident in New Jersey. The insurer demonstrated that it did not have such "minimum contacts" with the State as to subject itself to the Court's jurisdiction.

Year Established: 1968

Law Firm Affiliations: THE HARMONIE GROUP

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