HARRIS J. ZAKARIN,
P.C.

Appellate Counsel
to the Bar

Representative Cases

  • Mary Jo C. v. Central Islip Public Library, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 2013 (2d Cir. 2013) (Americans with Disabilities Act in the context of employment)
  • Fort v. AFSCME, 375 Fed. Appx. 109 (2d Cir. 2010) (Labor Management Relations Act)
  • Geraci v. Probst, 15 N.Y.3d 336 (2010) (defamation)
  • Allstate Ins. Co. v. Rivera, 12 N.Y.3d 602 (2009) (UM/SUM coverage)
  • Brothers v. NYSEG, 11 N.Y.3d 251 (2008) (vicarious liability)
  • Raffellini v. State Farm, 9 N.Y.3d 196 (2007) ("serious injury" in the context of supplementary uninsurance)
  • Parker v. Mobil Oil Corp., 7 N.Y.3d 434 (2006) (reliability of novel scientific evidence)
  • Flatlands Medical, P.C. v. State Farm, 2013 Misc. LEXIS 157 (AT 2d Dep't 2013) (no-fault insurance failure to appear at an EUO)
  • County of Suffolk v. LIPA, 100 A.D.3d 944 (2d Dep't 2012) (breach of contract and bond documents)
  • Valley Psychological, P.C. v. GEICO, 95 A.D.3d 1546 (3d Dep't 2012) (change of venue as of right)
  • Kalthoff v. Arrowood Indemnity Co., 95 A.D.3d 1413 (3d Dep't 2012) (late notice and timeliness of disclaimer)
  • Fifth and 106th Street Associates v. Harris, 37 Misc.3d 128A (AT 1st Dep't 2012) (landlord tenant)
  • Torres v. Posy, 92 A.D.3d 676 (2d Dep't 2012) ("serious injury")
  • Paolucci v. Kamas, 84 A.D.3d 766 (2d Dep't 2012) (legal malpractice)
  • Heim v. Columbia University, 81 A.D.3d 507 (1st Dep't 2011 (premises liability)
  • Matter of Okslen Acupuncture, P.C. v. Dinallo, 77 A.D.3d 451 (1st Dep't 2010) (CPLR article 78 and private right of action)
  • Matthews v. Vlad Restoration, Ltd., 74 A.D.3d 692 (1st Dep't 2010) (premises liability)
  • Hargob Realty v. Fireman's Fund, 73 A.D.3d 856 (2d Dep't 2010) (status as an additional insured)
  • Rodriguez v. 520 Audubon Associates, 71 A.D.3d 417 (1st Dep't 2010) (premises liability)
  • Ajifowabaje v. Astramed Physicians, P.C., 71 A.D.3d 608 (2d Dep't 2010) (medical malpractice)
  • Santiago v. Fellows, Epstein & Hymowitz, P.C., 66 A.D.3d 758 (2d Dep't 2009) (legal malpractice)
  • Rosenfeld v. Hudson Valley Stadium, 65 A.D.3d 1117 (2d Dep't 2009) (baseball stadium liability)
  • Danko v. Forest Lake Camp, 63 A.D.3d 1099 (2d Dep't 2009) (vicarious liability)
  • Goldstein v. MassMutual, 60 A.D.3d 506 (1st Dep't 2009) (breach of a disability policy)
  • Rukaj v. Eastview Holdings, 36 A.D.3d 519 (1st Dep't 2007) (Labor Law § 240 and elevated-related risks)
  • Long Island Radiology v. Allstate, 36 A.D.3d 763 (2d Dep't 2007) (defense of medical necessity in no-fault litigation)
  • Curiel v. State Farm, 35 A.D.3d 343 (2d Dep't 2006) (material misrepresentation in insurance policy)
  • Giovanniello v. Carolina Wholesale, 29 A.D.3d 737 (2d Dep't 2006) (violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act)
  • Goldfarb v. Schwartz, 26 A.D.3d 462 (2d Dep't 2006) (legal malpractice)
  • Grove Hill v. Colonial Indemnity, 24 A.D.3d 607 (2d Dep't 2005) (enforceability of policy exclusion)
  • Berardino v. Ochlan, 2 A.D.3d 556 (2d Dep't 2003) (GBL § 349, fraud and insurance agent malpractice)
  • Carella v. Reilly & Associates, 297 A.D.3d 326 (2d Dep't 2002) (reinstating answer that had been stricken for discovery abuses)
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