Verdicts & Settlements

People vs Thomson

Criminal Defendant’s Saratoga County Judgment is Vacated on Appeal People v. Thomson The defendant allegedly stole a vehicle and led police on a high-speed chase across Albany and Saratoga Counties, which ended when he drove the vehicle into occupied police cars. He was indicted in both counties, where charges against him included attempted murder in […]

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People v. Victor

Criminal Defendant Wins Conviction Dismissal and Judgment Reversal in NY Court of Appeals Case People v. Victor The defendant was convicted in the County Court of Chenango County of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the second and third degrees, conspiracy in the second degree, and criminal possession of a weapon in the second […]

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$500,000.00 Settlement For Orange County Man Involved In Motorcycle 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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