Expediting the Resolution of Claims: New York’s Presumptive ADR is Coming to a Courthouse Near You
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Expediting the Resolution of Claims: New York’s Presumptive ADR is Coming to a Courthouse Near You

Building on her initiative to eliminate an immense backlog of cases, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore announced last April a plan to implement Presumptive ADR (alternative dispute resolution) for civil cases in courthouses throughout New York.  Judge DiFiore’s vision for the enhanced use of ADR, whether by mediation, arbitration, neutral evaluation, summary judge trials or otherwise,…

When to Hire an Attorney for Your Car Accident Case
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When to Hire an Attorney for Your Car Accident Case

Involvement in an automobile accident is a traumatic event for a number of reasons, but none more important than possibly sustaining serious physical injuries that can have long-term or even permanent effects for your life.  You may ask yourself: Who is going to pay for my medical bills?  If I can’t work, how will I…

David Barry, Partner at Collins Gann Mccloskey & Barry, Appointed Vice-Chair of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Committee at The NCBA
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David Barry, Partner at Collins Gann Mccloskey & Barry, Appointed Vice-Chair of Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Committee at The NCBA

David Barry, a partner at the Mineola-based law firm of Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry, has been appointed as the Vice-Chair of the Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Committee at the Nassau County Bar Association, the nation’s largest suburban bar association.  David, who spearheads the firm’s Personal Injury division, concentrates his practice in working as an advocate…

David Barry Lectures Fellow Personal Injury Attorneys on Trial Techniques
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David Barry Lectures Fellow Personal Injury Attorneys on Trial Techniques

On May 1, 2019, David Barry presented a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar on trial techniques at the Nassau County Bar Association to a number of personal injury lawyers and Supreme Court Justices. Specifically, David lectured on how to properly prepare for and conduct cross-examinations at trial, including investigative techniques, legal limitations on what questions…

What Should You Do When an Insurance Company Undervalues Your Personal Injury Case?
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What Should You Do When an Insurance Company Undervalues Your Personal Injury Case?

– CGMB Secures Personal Injury Settlement for Client Fifty-five Times Larger than the Insurance Company’s Initial Offer – As with many of his personal injury cases, CGMB partner David Barry recently secured a significant settlement in a Nassau County motor vehicle accident case. In typical fashion, the insurance company in this case determined their insured…