Fallon J. Mulerman-Orer

Fallon J. Mulerman-Orer

Offices: New York
Of Counsel

Fallon focuses her practice on the defense of high exposure personal injury and general liability claims, including construction defect and property damage actions.

She has experience defending claims brought under Labor Law 240(1), 241(6) and 200 as well as motor vehicle and slip-and-fall accidents.

Her experience includes all aspects of litigation including discovery matters, motion practice, court appearances including oral argument on motions, depositions, hearings, mediations and trials.

Fallon has won several motions for summary judgment on the issue of threshold.

Education
Jacob D. Fuschberg Touro Law Center, J.D. 2014
State University of New York College at New Paltz, B.A., cum laude, 2010
Admissions
New York State Bar
Southern District New York
Eastern District New York
Memberships
Defense Association of New York
New York Women's Bar Association
New York State Bar Association

News Insights

January 24, 2023

Marie Castronuovo Wins Summary Judgement - Laura Marks v. Lessings, Inc.

On January 9, 2023, Marie Castronuovo''s motion for summary judgment was granted on behalf of our client in the case of Laura Marks v. Lessings, Inc. This case involved a plaintiff who fell down exterior steps at Whitby Castle, claiming the steps were visually confusing. To establish that the steps were not visually confusing Ms Castronuovo presented the Court with the photos of the steps marked at plaintiff''s deposition which depicted various shades of gray on each step, and a darker landing as well as a white framed threshold. She also argued that plaintiff''s expert failed to identify a Building Code violation and admitted that the steps were well lit. Plaintiff opposed the motion, arguing that the steps were an optical illusion and required a mid-handrail. This was rebutted by Ms. Castronuovo who argued that plaintiff''s expert''s opinion only provided suggestions for making the steps safer and did not identify any Building Code requiring a mid-handrail. She further cited to plaintiff''s testimony that she was looking straight ahead as she exited the building, instead of down at the staircase.

January 23, 2023

Marie Castronuovo Wins Summary Judgement - Brian Crosby v. AJA Turnpike et al

On January 3, 2023, Marie Castronuovo''s motion for summary judgment was granted on behalf of our clients in the case of Brian Crosby v. AJA Turnpike et al. Ms. Castronuovo moved for a dismissal of plaintiff''s Labor Law 200, 240 and 241 claims against various Sonic entities. Plaintiff opposed the motion, arguing that there was an agency relationship between the Sonic entities and the owner of the property and the general contractor on the job. Judge Frank Nervo agreed with Ms. Castronuovo''s argument that no agency relationship existed and that the Sonic entities were not subject to the Labor Law.

December 20, 2022

25 Years and Counting - Reflecting on a Wonderful Anniversary Year

25 Years and Counting - Reflecting on a Wonderful Anniversary Year What a fantastic 25th year we had at Russo & Gould! Thank you to our clients and friends for your continued support these 25 years. We enjoyed a busy year; below are some highlights that we wanted to share.