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Gene R. Berardelli

Gene Berardelli’s Legal Cases

10 total

  • Advocated Change In Local Zoning Laws Successfully

    Practice Area:
    State, local, and municipal law
    Date:
    Feb 15, 2006
    Outcome:
    8 Blocks Re-zoned in Brooklyn, NY
    Description:
    Represented Sheepshead Bay / Plumb Beach Civic Association before Brooklyn Community Board 15, The NYC City Planning Commission, and the NY City Council in advocating an 8-block rezoning in Sheepshead Bay that was sponsored by the Association.
  • Small Business Dispute - Successful Negotiation

    Practice Area:
    Limited liability company (LLC)
    Date:
    Mar 01, 2006
    Outcome:
    Success Negotiation of Company Ownership
    Description:
    50-50 partners in a sports media small business. Negotiation of Dispute between partners with favorable outcome for client - details of settlement to remain confidential
  • $1,000,000.00 - Labor Law - Fall From Ladder

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jul 21, 2011
    Outcome:
    $1,000,000.00
    Description:
    Apprentice laborer fell from ladder on construction site. Client broke his back, requiring 2 rods and 10 pedicle screws, fractured pelvis and forearm / wrist. Case settled in mediation before discovery commenced.
  • $100,000.00 - Motor Vehicle Accident - Hit & Run

    Practice Area:
    Car accident
    Date:
    Feb 01, 2011
    Outcome:
    $100,000.00
    Description:
    Hit-and-run in Brooklyn, NY where front seat passenger suffered injuries to back and knee requiring surgery on both. Obtained maximum result - Uninsured motorist (UM) policy tender in AAA Arbitration
  • Matter of Cipriano v. Graves, 87 A.D.3d 636 (2011) 928 N.Y.S.2d 466 2011 NY Slip Op 6263

    Practice Area:
    Election campaigns and political law
    Date:
    Aug 16, 2011
    Outcome:
    Order Reversed on Appeal, Candidate Will Appear on Ballot
    Description:
    Trial court erred by invalidating candidate when petitioner lacked standing to contest another's designating petition. Order reversed on appeal by Second Dept.
  • Matter of Fidler v. Storobin, Index No. 700003/12, (Bk. Sup.,

    Practice Area:
    Election campaigns and political law
    Date:
    May 07, 2012
    Outcome:
    Disputed Ballots Ordered Open - Client won Election
    Description:
    Favorable trial outcome defeating Petition to disqualify 120 ballots based on allegations of fraud – which turned an 87-vote deficit into a 13-vote victory for my client.
  • Settlement - "Ponzi" Scheme - $250,000.00

    Practice Area:
    Securities and investment fraud
    Outcome:
    Settled - $250,000.00
    Description:
    FINRA Securities Law: Settled via mediation a USD 250,000 claim against FINRA member firm for failure to protect confidential information from solicitation into a "ponzi" scheme.
  • Successful Non-Profit Filings

    Practice Area:
    Corporate and incorporation
    Outcome:
    Registration Successful
    Description:
    Registration of a New York non-profit for tax exempt status for state and federal taxes, enabling org to obtain over $20K in grants
  • Debt Collection - Breach of Contract

    Practice Area:
    Business
    Date:
    Jun 30, 2015
    Outcome:
    Settled
    Description:
    Debt collection services for a leading home security company.
  • Premises Liability - Love v. 939 Putnam Avenue, LLC, et. al. - Index No. 018466/2011 (Sup. Ct., Kings County)

    Practice Area:
    Personal injury
    Date:
    Jun 23, 2014
    Outcome:
    Settled - $450,000
    Description:
    Slip and fall in front of a commercial building in Brooklyn, NY with a poorly maintained ramp for special use by landlord and tenant. fracture ankle with surgeries. Settled before trial.