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September 27, 2011

MOSC Welcomes New Associate

Category: Firm News — admin @ 4:40 pm

We are pleased to announce that Aaron F. Carbone has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Aaron concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, State taxation, and commercial matters.

Prior to joining the firm, he was an attorney with the Degraff, Foy firm in Albany. Aaron received his legal degree from Albany Law School and his bachelor’s degree from Hartwick College.

The addition of Aaron expands the firm to a team of seventeen attorneys engaged in a wide and diverse area of legal fields.

September 22, 2011

Firm Provides Relief to Victims of Recent Disasters

Category: Firm News — admin @ 6:23 am

Many local communities were severely impacted by Hurricane Irene and the subsequent flooding. Through a number of different programs, members of Maynard, O’Connor have recently provided much-needed support to the local victims of these disasters.

Through a program sponsored by the Albany and Greene County Bar Associations, Jim Schultz, Tom Daley, Kathleen Barclay, and Adam Mandell are volunteering their time to meet with homeowners and tenants affected by the flooding and to answer their legal questions regarding insurance coverage, property disputes, landlord-tenant matters, and general legal matters.

In addition, the staff and attorneys of the firm personally contributed $500 to support the American Red Cross in its support of local disaster relief.

September 7, 2011

Rausch Wins Verdict on Behalf of Cafe

Category: Firm News — admin @ 11:46 am

Robert Rausch was recently successful at trial in the defense of a trip-and-fall claim venued in Saratoga County.  In the matter of Abel v. Clifton Perk, the plaintiff tripped over the base of a “Daily Specials” sign located near the front counter of a local coffee shop, and maintained that the cafe was negligent in its use and placement of the sign.  In defense of the claim, Rob argued that the sign was open and obvious, had existed in that location without any prior problems or complaints, and that the only cause of the accident was the plaintiff’s own failure to be aware of her surroundings.  At the conclusion of the trial, the jury returned a unanimous verdict in favor of the defendants.