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David Lawrence Ganz

David Ganz’s Legal Cases

27 total

  • Rivas v City of Passaic

    Practice Area:
    Insurance
    Date:
    Mar 28, 2008
    Outcome:
    settled
    Description:
    eMTs in wrongful death suit (3d Circuit)
  • Matter of International Coin & Currency

    Practice Area:
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    Date:
    Mar 28, 1982
    Outcome:
    Successful CH.11
    Description:
    Representing the largest unsecured creditor, I helped steer to a successful conclusion and a company in business some 30 years later
  • Corujo v Apfel

    Practice Area:
    Administrative Law
    Date:
    Mar 09, 2000
    Outcome:
    Pltf given SSI
    Description:
    Multiple disabled child denied SSI benefits. Benefits granted on summary judgment with > $25,000 in attorneys fees for novelty of issue & complexity of case
  • Welinsky v REsorts of the World

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Mar 01, 1988
    Outcome:
    2d Circuit reverses dismissal below
    Description:
    Claim against hotel in St Maartin subject to fire brought in NY and dismissed by trial court fror lack of jurisdiction. 2d circuit reversed finding significant contacts. Case settled.
  • Weinstein & Elsis vs TWA

    Practice Area:
    Personal Injury
    Date:
    Mar 01, 1990
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict $420,000
    Description:
    Two women took a TWA Getaway vacation on the Nile, the boat caught fire & burned, both women had psychological trauma but no broken bones; Verdict $420,000 (including loss of services claims of both husbands), case settled on appeal. Jurisdiction found in NY.
  • US v Schultz

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Mar 01, 1996
    Outcome:
    amicus brief filed
    Description:
    FIled amicus brief 1th circuit representing two trade associations
  • People v First Meridian Corp.,

    Practice Area:
    White Collar Crime
    Date:
    Mar 31, 2003
    Outcome:
    amicus filed
    Description:
    COmplicated caseinvolving rare coin industry and rare coins as security. People v First Meridian Corp., 86 NY2d 608, 658 NE2d 1017, 635 NYS2d 144 (1995)
  • Conforti v Marroccoli

    Practice Area:
    Wills & Living Wills
    Date:
    Dec 01, 1999
    Outcome:
    plaintiff prevails
    Description:
    Conforti v Marroccoli, 1999 WL 1072271 (Sup. Ct. Bx Co. 1999) (Executor seeking accounting, also receiver for corporation. Receiver denied; accounting granted for minority stockholder
  • Efdey Electrical COntractors v Melita Electrical

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Apr 01, 1991
    Outcome:
    Suimmary judgment for defendant
    Description:
    Efdey Electrical Conctractors Inc. v Melita, 562 NYS2d 172 (2d Dep't 1990) (multiple summary judgment motions discouraged without new evidence; contingent countreclaims dismissed; individual defendant remoed from case(no personal liability)
  • In re RUndlett

    Practice Area:
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    Date:
    Apr 01, 2002
    Outcome:
    Bank forecloses on lien
    Description:
    COmplicated case involving racew-notice recording. Bank (Chase Manhattan) won the race. We did the rest. In re Rundlett, 136 B.R. 376 (SDNY 1992)(converts 11 back to 7), later decisions: 142 B.R. 649 (SDNY 1992), clarified in 142 B.R. 655 (SDNY 1992)(insurance proceeds)[we represented Chase Manhattan]