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On July 6, 2012, in Edwin Perne v Elof Hansson, Inc., Index 57992/2011 (Sup.Ct., Westchester Co., July 6, 2012) (Giacomo, J.), Kucker Marino Winiarsky & Bittens, LLP won an Order granting defendant Elof Hansson’s pre-answer CPLR 3024 motion to strike four paragraphs in plaintiff’s complaint for breach of an alleged written employment agreement and alleged age discrimination in which plaintiff violated CPLR 4547 by discussing the parties’ settlement negotiations prior to commencement of the action and plaintiff contended that defendant’s participation in settlement discussions was because it allegedly recognized the employment agreement was enforceable – when in fact defendant denied the existence of a written employment agreement.