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Jonathan Gabriel Schopf

Jonathan Schopf’s Legal Cases

11 total


  • Undisclosed Plaintiff v. Undisclosed Defendant

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Mar 04, 2009
    Outcome:
    Verdict of no liability for defendant.
    Description:
    Verdict of no liability at trial in a defense of a breach of contract action. Dispute between parties to a contract regarding an interstate sale of goods.
  • Undisclosed plaintiff v. Undisclosed defendant

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Mar 01, 2007
    Outcome:
    Verdict of no liability.
    Description:
    Verdict after trial of no liability in defense of a contractor who had allegedly improperly performed an installation of a concrete driveway and was accused of damaging the plaintiff's property.
  • Undisclosed plaintiff v. Undisclosed defendant

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Oct 01, 2006
    Outcome:
    Summary judgment granted for plaintiff.
    Description:
    Dispute between plaintiff and defendant Home Owner's Association over meaning and interpretation of restrictive covenants in offering plan and by-laws and the impact of such on plaintiff's landscaping. Summary judgment was granted upon motion by the plaintiff allowing his landscaping to remain in place without prior approval by defendant.
  • Undisclosed v. Undisclosed

    Practice Area:
    Constitutional
    Date:
    Oct 01, 2007
    Outcome:
    Code violation charge for church nightclub
    Description:
    Representation of defendant church's youth musical group and priest accused of running a nightclub in violation of a city ordinance. Motion to dismiss the case on Constitutional 1st Amendment grounds denied in City Court. Subsequently the case was litigated in Federal Court by co-counsel and was ultimately settled after a motion hearing which raised the defenses set forth in City Court.
  • Undisclosed v. Undisclosed

    Practice Area:
    Insurance
    Outcome:
    Successful Summary Judgment motion.
    Description:
    Plaintiff tattoo and piercing business sued defendant insurance company over coverage dispute surrounding theft of stainless steel body piercing supplies. Insurance company disclaimed coverage based upon a jewelry exclusion in policy. Plaintiff was successful upon a summary judgment filing in which the court found that as a matter of law stainless steel body piercings were not jewelry and as such not covered by the exclusion. Case set for trial on damages.
  • Undisclosed v. Undisclosed

    Practice Area:
    Employment & Labor
    Date:
    Jun 11, 2008
    Outcome:
    Successful settlment in favor of plaintiff
    Description:
    Litigation brought by plaintiff under New York State Human Rights law claiming discrimination based upon disability after defendant employer terminated plaintiff's job position one day after plaintiff informed employer of a doctor ordered leave of absence for recovery from an emergency surgery. Settlement for plaintiff in the sum of $60,000 for lost wages and incidental damages.
  • Undisclosed v. Undisclosed

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Nov 24, 2005
    Outcome:
    Validity of Power of Attorney overturned
    Description:
    Cross-Petitioner (Other) claimed to be incapacitated family member's power of attorney. After a highly contested three day trial the Court determined that the written and executed Power of Attorney was not executed while incapacitated person was competent. The Court further granted guardianship powers to non-family member petitioner based upon the parties testimony at trial.
  • Undisclosed v. Undisclosed

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Oct 01, 2008
    Outcome:
    Settlement of claimed constructive trust
    Description:
    Plaintiff/ tenant/ parents sued under a claim that a deeded property transfer to Defendant/ landlord/ child was invalid and/ or constituted a constructive trust under New York law. Case ultimately settled prior to trial.
  • undisclosed v. undisclosed

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Outcome:
    Verdict in favor of plaintiff contractor
    Description:
    Suit by prime contractor against sub-contractor to recoup monies expended in correcting defective wrok performed by sub-contractor in construction of new residence. After a bench trial, judgment was rendered in favor of the plaintiff.
  • undisclosed v. undisclosed

    Practice Area:
    Landlord & Tenant
    Outcome:
    Verdict in favor of landlord/ plaintiff
    Description:
    Suit by landlord for damages to residence resulting from tenant's failure to maintain heating in the rented home. After a bench trial, judgment awarded in favor of the plaintiff / landlord.