Verdicts & Settlements

$500,000.00 Settlement For Orange County Man Involved In An Accident

April 6, 2017 - B.B. v. B.W. Orange County Index # 4170/2015

$500,000.00 Settlement for a 55 year old Orange County man involved in an accident while riding his motorcycle suffering a fractured humerus, requiring surgery. The matter was mediated before Leonard Kessler in advance of a trial date. Evidence relating to damages was presented by David Darwin on behalf of our client.

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Panel Faults Failure to Read Full Contents of Jury Note

May 2016

A new trial was ordered for a man serving up to 39 years in prison on drug and weapons charges because the trial judge was found to have improperly handled a note from jurors. Read More from the New York Law Journal Read More from the New York Law Journal

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Child Porn Charges Dismissed

July 2, 2014 - Dismissed

Ostrer & Associates, Marissa Tuohy obtained Appellate Division reversal of Orange County man’s 52 count conviction after trial for possession of sexual performance by a child (child pornography); All charges were later dismissed after case returned to County Court for new trial.

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Jenack victory in New York Court of Appeals

January 2014

Ben Ostrer & Cynthia Dolan obtained a reversal at the N.Y. Court of Appeals on behalf of Jenack Auction & Appraisers reinstating a judgement for in excess of $400,000.00 against a defaulting purchaser at an antique and fine art auction. Cynthia and Ben drafted the appellate briefs and Ben argued the case before the Court […]

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12 Year Old Murder Conviction Vacated by Saratoga County Court

June 27, 2011

People v. Katherine S. Indictment #M 083-2000 and #M 160-2000V Ben Ostrer & Vernon Broderick, Corey Chivers and Tashanna Pierson obtained an order vacating the 2001 plea of guilty entered in a Saratoga County homicide case by Katherine Seeber, a then 19 year old defendant accused of being complicit in the murder. The Court vacated […]

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