Jared S. Henig, Senior Counsel with Hickey Smith LLP, has been practicing law in New York City since 2005. Since that time, Jared has worked at multiple large and small insurance defense firms defending the interests of both commercial and personal lines insureds.
Jared brings to the Hickey Smith team an in-depth knowledge of the insurance defense industry and his diverse experience defending lawsuits stemming from motor vehicle and premises accidents (including but not limited to slip/trip and fall, property damage, subrogation, assault, negligent security, products liability, elevator, dram shop/liquor liability, etc). This diverse experience also includes significant work on legal matters involving construction related accidents/New York Labor Law.
Jared handles complex legal matters with confidence and efficiency and provides results that consistently exceed clients’ expectations. Having successfully represented many clients in a wide variety of matters from inception through resolution, Jared has a proven record of achieving excellent results in all types of cases.
- Successfully defended multiple large and small property owners and tenants (including supermarkets/delis/bodegas, restaurants, bars/nightclubs, gyms, laundromats, trucking companies, security companies, municipal entities, etc.) from various types of slip and/or trip and fall, property damage, assault, negligent security, elevator, food poisoning and other personal injury lawsuits
- Defended multiple personal and commercial drivers in motor vehicle and trucking accident lawsuits resulting in advantageous outcomes for client
- Successfully defended property owners, contractors/subcontractors, tenants, and the like in construction related lawsuits (involving New York State Labor Law §200, §240 and §241, contractual and common law indemnification) commenced by injured workers
- Successfully managed and supervised defense of over 300 lawsuits related to injuries allegedly sustained by World Trade Center cleanup workers
- Obtained summary judgment dismissal on behalf of a condominium of a trip and fall lawsuit occurring on a Brooklyn sidewalk, successfully extending the New York City Administrative Code §7-210 exclusion for one, two or three family residential real property, in whole or in part owner occupied, used exclusively for residential purposes, to apply to condominiums