Joshua S. Bauchner

Let Them Plead in the Alternative

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq. recently published an article in the September 12, 2014 issue of the New York Law Journal entitled “Let Them Plead in the Alternative.”  The right to plead claims in the alternative is well established in New York state practice and jurisprudence. Yet, courts often seek to “streamline” cases at the very […]

Steering Suit Shines Light on Insurer Abuse

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq., a Member of Ansell Grimm & Aaron, P.C., recently filed lawsuits in New York and New Jersey against insurance brokers and adjusters alleging violations of state “anti-steering” laws which forbid insurers and their agents from directing claimants to, or away from, a particular body repair shop.  The Complaints include transcripts of […]

The Pressure Is On: Insurer-Mandated Parts Procurement Hits Home

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq., a Member of Ansell Grimm & Aaron, P.C., recently spoke on a panel at the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers Northeast Convention.  The panel addressed the launch of PartsTrader, an online parts procurement system developed by State Farm, which will provide insurers with control over the pricing of parts.  The program […]

Hudson Lights Project, Fort Lee

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq., a Member of Ansell Grimm & Aaron, P.C., recently filed a lawsuit against Tishman Construction Corp., Tucker Development, and A.G. Construction Corp. on behalf of the firm’s client,  Riverfront Management and Consulting LLC, relating to the $1 billion mixed-use development Hudson Lights Project in Fort Lee, New Jersey.  The suit alleges […]

Fending Off the Appointment of a Receiver

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq. recently published an article in the December 2013 issue of the Law Journal Newsletter entitled “Fending Off the Appointment of a Receiver.”  This article covers entitlement to a receiver; mortgagee’s security and more.  For the full article, click here.

The False Hope of Lost Profits Damages

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq. recently published an article in the September 27, 2013 issue of the New York Law Journal entitled “The False Hope of Lost Profits.”  Lost profits damages are frequently sought by clients who have suffered a business interruption due to another’s negligence or contractual breach.  However, Courts often are reluctant to award such […]

Fending Off the Appointment of a Receiver

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq. recently published an article in the July 1, 2013 edition of the New Jersey Law Journal entitled “Fending off the Appointment of a Receiver.”  In today’s stressful economic climate, commercial property owners often are the victims of their tenant’s problems.  While a national tenant may file for bankruptcy with the expectation of […]

AGA Sues National Law Firm Alleging It Violated Former Client’s Rights

Law360, New York (February 19, 2013, 2:37 PM ET) — A former Ramius Securities LLC manager sued Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York state court on Friday, alleging the law firm disclosed privileged attorney-client communications to make him the fall guy in a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority investigation of the broker-dealer…. Please click here to […]

Assistance with Hurricane Sandy

FEMA INFORMATION IF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS HAS BEEN FLOODED December 17, 2012 Friends, FEMA has issued important information to help you build back safer and stronger. Flood Insurance Changes Might Affect You As risks change, insurance premiums also change to reflect those risks. Your flood insurance premiums may be going up.  However, you may be able to […]

Bankruptcy Trustee’s Avoidance Rights Are Nearly Limitless

Joshua S. Bauchner, Esq. recently published an article in the national online journal, Law360, entitled “Bankruptcy Trustee’s Avoidance Rights Are Nearly Limitless”  The article addresses Section 550 of the Bankruptcy Code which applies where the trustee, having already avoided a transfer of some property, seeks to recover that property. Under those circumstances, the recovery must be “for the benefit of […]