Insurance Defense Litigation

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About Insurance Defense Litigation

As one of New York’s premier real estate litigation firms, Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. has participated and prevailed in some of the most important insurance and real estate cases of the new millennium in numerous published and unpublished decisions on novel legal issues. Our attorneys’ impressive success record in hundreds of trials places the firm’s performance among the very best in the profession. Our attorneys have won over a thousand cases in State, Federal and Housing court, including over 250 appellate court cases, many at New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals. Besides participating in some of the most important housing decisions during the past decade, our attorneys have written some 90 books on housing law, including encyclopedias and the Housing Court Reporter, a thirty year collection, organization, and analysis of over 50,000 housing cases relied on by most regular housing court practitioners and judges.

Our team of attorneys have lectured on trial, pretrial and trial preparation topics, as well as authoring over 90 books including Trial of a Negligence Case in New York and becoming a major contributor to Taking and Defending Effective Depositions, both manuals for New York litigation and trial attorneys.

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. attorneys have participated in a number of notable published insurance defense cases, including:

  • Lorne v 50 Madison Ave. LLC, 65 A.D.3d 879, 886 N.Y.S.2d 1, lv app dism 15 N.Y.3d 732, 905 N,Y,S,2d 798
  • Murphy v Sawmill Construction Corp., 17 A.D.3d 422, 792 N.Y.S.2d 616
  • Mulhern v Chai Management, 309 A.D.2d 995, 765 N.Y.S.2d 694
  • Garay v National Grange Mut. Ins. Co., 117 Fed.Appx. 785
  • Babalola v Crystal Chemicals, Inc., 258 A.D.2d 367, 685 N.Y.S.2d 679
  • Desmoni v. Allstate Ins. Co., 1995 WL 396593

Our successes have led to the highest honors and awards from the Bar and ranking organizations. Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. is the only law firm in New York City with cooperative housing practice attorneys named by the internationally esteemed Chambers and Partners among “New York’s Leading Real Estate Lawyers.” Chambers & Partners noted that Adam Leitman Bailey makes his “debut in the rankings following enthusiastic praise for his expertise in housing litigation,” and hailed him as a “tenacious and confident litigator who is quick-witted in court and respected by the judges.” Chambers & Partners noted that Bailey is “an extraordinary practitioner who gets great results” quoting a client on Mr. Bailey’s “ability to anticipate things before they happen.”

In addition, we are the only real estate litigation law firm with under 30 attorneys that has received an AV® Martindale-Hubbell rating, Super Lawyers honors and selection into the Registry of Preeminent Lawyers. In addition, our success as cooperative and condominium general counsel earned our firm recognition in “Who’s Who in Real Estate” by Habitat Magazine and selection into the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.

Real Estate Weekly noted that “Adam Leitman Bailey has made a name for himself with his success winning cases in the courtroom,” and that he is famous for his “condominium representation.” The New York Real Estate Journal declared Mr. Bailey to be “one of New York’s best real estate attorneys.” The New York Times praised his “novel” strategy in one case and remarked that in another “Bailey fought on… grinding through excruciating detail and obscure Perry Mason moments.” The New York Real Estate Journal called Bailey “One of New York’s best real estate attorneys. After Mr. Bailey’s firm used a forgotten statute to prevail in a landmark federal case, the Wall Street Journal quoted a prominent New York developer’s attorney calling the holding a “game changer” affecting real estate nationwide.Dateline NBC referred to Mr. Bailey as “aggressive, tenacious and smart” in asking Mr. Bailey to share his negotiating secrets on its nationally syndicated television program.


 

Related Resources:

Sample List of Insurance Company Clients: (Click Here)

Sample Types of Claims Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Handles: (Click Here)


 

Published Articles

Published Articles

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Press Mentions

Press Mentions

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Lands Largest Settlement in New York History for a Restaur...
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Panel Upholds Unsealing of Settlements in Crane Case
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Adverse Possession Claim Dismissed
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Making New Law, Appellate Division Finds that Condo Board Not Liable For Repairing N...
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What Boards Can Expect When Facing a Slip-and-Fall Lawsuit
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Wins Important Decision Unsealing Documents in Landmark Ca...
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Decision to Unseal East 51st Street Crane Collapse Settlements Appealed
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The Five Most Common Slip-and-Fall Areas Co-ops & Condos Should Guard Against
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Appeals Court OKs Lifting Seal on Turtle Bay Crane Collapse Wrongful Death Settlemen...
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Risky Business: 66% of Renters Don’t Have Insurance
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“A Guide to Getting and Using Insurance After the Hurricane,” Curbed
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Letters of Reference

Letters of Reference

“To Adam Leitman Bailey-who was the best trial lawyer I saw in my nine years a...
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“Having had the pleasure to have Mr. Leitman Bailey represent us in a sheer im...
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“Mr. Bailey and his law firm demonstrated a genuine interest in achieving the ...
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“… I was impressed in the effectiveness of your firm’s representation ...
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“Adam Leitman Bailey’s legal eagles kept costs down while delivering the...
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“I deal with a lot of attorneys all over the country and there isn’t one tha...
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“I am pleased with the thorough manner in which Ms. Halpern is handling this case....
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“Gracias a mi abogado Adam Leitman Bailey todos aquellos que colaboraron.̶...
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“Three different law firms told me I had no case … Somehow Adam Leitman ...
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Case Studies

Case Studies

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C., Successfully Defends Condominium Board and Managing Agent...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Prevails in Adverse Possession Claim
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Makes New Law, Evicting Long Term Nuisance Tenant
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Jury Decides Complex Ownership Dispute
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Making New Law, Appellate Division Finds that Condo Board Not Liable For Repairing N...
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Conflicting Property Descriptions In Deed
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Saves Client’s Home Despite Fraud Committed Through Forg...
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Brokers And Family Members Steal From Elderly Woman In A Straw Man Transfer: Adam Le...
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Title Agency Prevails Against Borrower Falsely Claiming That It Was Insured by Lende...
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Fraudulent “Victim” Uncovered By Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C.
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Corporate Identity Fraud
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Wins Appeal for Board of Directors of Condominium; Board h...
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Published Decisions

Published Decisions

Louis Lasky Memorial Medical and Dental Center LLC v 63 West 38TH LLC, et al. Publis...
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Hartman v Goldman Published Decision
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Squeri v. East 51st Street Development
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Baez v Ende Realty Corp. Published Decision
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Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v Wilkinson, New Century Mortgage Corp Published Decision
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Lorne v 50 Madison Avenue, LLC
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Ankari v Fidelity National Title Insurance Company Published Decision
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Ying Qi Yang v Shew Foo Chin, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department De...
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Sinensky v Rokowsky Published Decision
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Headlines

Headlines

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Wins Priority Position for New Century Mortgage
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Causes Prior Mortgage To Be Deemed Void As Against The Pre...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Gets Action Dismissed Against Major Title Insurance Compan...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Defeats Allegations of Fraud From A Former Owner/Current O...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Saves Client’s Home Despite Fraud Committed Through Forg...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Lands Largest Settlement in New York History for a Restaur...
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Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Makes New Law, Evicting Long Term Nuisance Tenant
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Applying the Business Judgment Rule: Individual Tort Liability for Co-op & Cond...
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Who’s in Charge When Ice Is Falling?
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Ying Qi Yang v Shew Foo Chin, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department De...
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State Legislators, Insurers and Courts to Homeowner Associations: We Will Not Insure...
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Finding Individual Tort Liability for Board Members
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Making New Law, Appellate Division Finds that Condo Board Not Liable For Repairing N...
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Owners’ Rights to Inspect Management Records
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Protecting Boards from Liability: The Roommate Law
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The Metamorphosis of the Environmental Control Board
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“When you really need somebody to deliver, this is the firm.” – J....
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“I had a brilliant lawyer, Adam Bailey, who cared about me, who fought for me,...
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