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Commercial/Residential Insurance Victories

Summer Camp Fire Damage Settlement

The attorneys at Peterson Zamat, LLC were retained by a summer camp that sustained damages to much of its property due to a fire. The insurer filed a motion for summary judgment in New York Supreme Court just prior to Peterson Zamat’s retention. Our attorneys filed a juggernaut opposition to the motion for summary judgment, which led to a substantial settlement weeks later..

Wrongful Termination Case Settled

Mr. Zamat recently negotiated a quick settlement on behalf of an employee who was wrongfully terminated by her employer.

Lawsuit Against Major Social Media Network Settled

Attorney Zamat recently settled a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut against a major social media network and London-based newspaper and the Daily Mail. The lawsuit stemmed from an article published by the Daily Mail, taken from their feed, which placed Mr. Zamat’s client in a false light and also contained defamatory and libelous statements about the client.

New York Life Loses on Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit Over $1 Million Disability Insurance Policy

Federal Judge Alfred Covello ruled against New York Life Insurance Co.'s motion to dismiss a lawsuit over a $1 million disability insurance policy.
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Full Coverage Reinstated After Burglary

Represented an insured resulting in full policy coverage after a coverage dispute arose after a theft occurred at the insureds home.

Pharmacy Fire Receives Six Figure Settlement

Represented a pharmacy in a coverage dispute over whether its policy expired prior to or after a fire at the insureds property, resulting in a six-figure settlement

Settlement Won in Garage Fire

Represented an insured resulting in full policy coverage and a successful settlement after a coverage dispute arose shortly after the insureds detached garage caught fire.

Six Figure Settlement in Home Fire

Negotiated a six-figure settlement on behalf of a insured after a coverage dispute arose shortly after his home caught fire and burned.


Denial of Coverage Reversed

Disputed a denial of coverage and obtained full policy coverage for a commercial insured who's insurance company's engineer originally determined that, among other things, the building, a) was "vacant" as per the policy language, b) failed to maintain heat, and c) had poorly pitched sprinkler piping system.

Six Figure Settlement in Coverage Dispute

Negotiated a six-figure settlement on behalf of a large multi-state holding corporation in a highly complex and contested coverage dispute over what property fell under the policies exclusion of coverage for "underground pipes, flues and drains" after a fire occurred on its premises.

Car Wash Coverage Reinstated

Disputed a denial of coverage for a commercial car wash resulting in full policy coverage after the insurance company's engineer originally determined that, among other things, the building failed to maintain heat.

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