Lee-David Weiner focuses his practice on general property and casualty liability through all phases of litigation, including appellate practice. He handles a wide range of personal injury cases, including slip and fall, trip and fall, and construction accidents. He has extensive experience litigating premises and dram shop liability, as well as automobile negligence matters.
Recent client successes include:
- Smith v. City of New York et al., 179 A.D.3d 500 (1st Dept. 2020)
- Stakey v. Town of Riverhead- Feb. 2020
- Russo v. Lake Grove Owners - 2021
Lee-David has been cited numerous times in New York Law Journal for his expertise in personal injury and liability. From 2015 through 2020 he was featured as a Super Lawyer Rising Star and in 2021 earned the distinction of Super Lawyer. Lee-David practices in the five boroughs of New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester Counties, and New Jersey.
The Appellate Division First Department unanimously affirmed the lower Court''s decision which granted our client summary judgment. The Appellate Division determined that Vehicle and Traffic Law 1214 was violated when the passenger in plaintiff's parked car opened the passenger door into oncoming traffic when it was not safe to do so. The Court determined that the photographs submitted of the damage to our client''s bus was consistent with our client''s testimony that plaintiff''s passenger opened plaintiff''s car door and struck the middle of the bus while it was passing.
In Russo v. Lake Grove Owners, et al., Supreme Court Suffolk County, Index No: 003987/14, the plaintiff slipped and fell on ice on a walkway while exiting a store in a shopping plaza. Mr. Weiner successfully argued that our client did not owe a duty to the plaintiff, owed no duty under the terms of the snow removal contract with the owner of the shopping plaza and did not create the ice condition that caused plaintiff''s fall.
Mr. Weiner wins summary judgment In Stakey v. Town of Riverhead et al. Suffolk County Index No: 15-00089. The Court in an 8-page decision held that our client did not perform any work on the subject sidewalk and was not responsible for the safety or means and methods of each individual contractor pursuant to the contract between our client and the subcontractor performing the work.