Jenna’s Recent Successes

Defeated a Non-Insured’s Attempt to Arbitrate Purported Claims for Coverage against an Insurer

Jenna Gallagher successfully obtained on behalf of an insurance company a withdrawal with prejudice of a purported insured’s demand to arbitrate a claim under an insurance policy where the purported insured never purchased any policy from the insurer or otherwise entered into any agreement with the insurer.

Obtained Dismissal of Plaintiff’s Claims against Insurer upon Co-Defendant’s Refusal to Consent

(July 2022) Following settlement of the plaintiff-insured’s claim for coverage, Jenna Gallagher successfully obtained judgment for our client, the defendant-insurance company, dismissing the plaintiff’s claims where the insurer’s co-defendant refused to consent to the plaintiff’s voluntary discontinuance of the complaint against the insurer.

Negotiated Opportunity for Homeowner to Redeem Real Property Lost to a Tax Lien Sale

(March 2022) Jenna Gallagher assisted a homeowner redeem real property that had been lost to Suffolk County by tax lien foreclosure sale by successfully demonstrating that the homeowner experienced a qualifying hardship.

Successfully Moved for Summary Judgment on behalf of Real Property Owner Whose Title Was Being Challenged

Obtained summary judgment in favor of a property owner dismissing an action seeking to void the owner’s deed and removing a notice of pendency on the ground that the owner was a good faith purchaser for valuable consideration whose title was protected by New York Real Property Law Section 266, and sanctions against the plaintiff due to the action’s frivolousness. See Malaty v. Malaty, No. 525066/2020, 2021 WL 4812482 (Sup. Ct. N.Y. Cnty. Sep. 20, 2021).

Successfully Protected a Junior Lienholder’s Lien against a Condominium Unit by Challenging the Condominium Board’s Inflated First-Priority Lien

Obtained partial summary judgment on behalf of a junior lien holder in a condominium lien foreclosure action, reducing the amount claimed due and owing by the condominium board under its senior lien.