Michael Furey was quoted in an article, “Horizon Can’t Divvy Up Trial With Hospitals Over Tiered Plan,” published by Law360. As noted in the article, Superior Court Judge Robert P. Contillo has rejected Horizon Healthcare Services Inc.’s request for two separate bench trials over three hospitals’ claims that Horizon’s tiered health coverage plan, Omnia, leaves them competitively disadvantaged. In addition, Judge Contillo denied Horizon’s motions to prevent the hospitals from introducing damages evidence and to prevent the trial testimony of their liability expert. Furey told Law360, “We are hopeful the case will go to trial, as scheduled on May 7, and the truth about Omnia will finally be revealed that not only these hospitals but also the public is being harmed by Omnia.”
Furey and Dennis LaFiura are representing the three hospitals, CentraState Medical Center in Freehold; Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck; and Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.
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On November 18, Darian Butcher will co-chair the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) webinar, "Current State of Business/Commercial Litigation in the Superior Courts During the COVID-19 Pandemic."
Day Pitney Partner Joy Harmon Sperling will present on a panel entitled "How to Navigate Debt Collection Restrictions, Manage Liquidity Challenges, and Reconcile Opposing Demands from Consumers and Investors as a Servicer," at the 27th American Conference Institute National Forum on Residential Mortgage Regulatory Enforcement and Litigation.
James Rotondo and Andrew Ammirati co-authored the article, "Ohio: 'Control' determines whether Amazon is subject to strict liability," for Westlaw Today.
On September 29, Christopher Droney and Chase Rogers provided appellate advice to the Appellate Advocacy Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. Judge Droney (ret.) and Justice Rogers (ret.) shared insights on the differences between state and federal appellate practice from their unique perspectives as former appellate jurists who are now in private practice.
Eric Sussman was quoted in the Hartford Business Journal article, "Employers face tough choices as COVID-19 vaccine rollout nears."
Judge Christopher Droney was quoted in the Connecticut Law Tribune article, "What Are Some ADR Trends Since COVID-19?"
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Adam Myron, senior counsel resident in Day Pitney's West Palm Beach office, is running for judge in south Florida.
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