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Blog Posts in March, 2008

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BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HIGHWAY

In Guzov v. State of New York, Debra Guzov filed a "wrongful death" case against the State of New York after her family member was killed when his vehicle struck boulders on the side of the Montauk ...
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14 YEARS TOO LATE

Shortly after giving birth, Mona Bennor's child was hospitalized with respiratory problems and was eventually discharged by order of the Clinton County Department of Social Services into the care of ...
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SON COULDN'T BE EVICTED

In Landry v. Harris, Christopher Landry sought to evict his former girlfriend, Taquana Harris, their 3-year-old son, Azlan, and, Harris' daughter from a prior relationship, from a Chelsea ...
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"WHAT'S UP, DOCS?"

In 2004, Sidney Burch was convicted of armed robbery and sentenced to two years in prison, with no post-release probation. While incarcerated, the New York State Department of Correctional Services ...
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RENOVATION RHUBARB

In 905 5 th Assoc., Inc. v. 907 Corp. , Dr. Pamela Lipkin sued to recover damages she sustained as a result of renovation work that had been performed by the Weintraubs, her upstairs neighbors. After ...
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INTO SLAVERY?

The Criminal Court of the City of New York (New York County) together with the New York Women's Bar Association presents: Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery Issues Monday, March 31, 2008 ...
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ALLEGING "POLITICAL INFLUENCE" AIN'T DEFAMATORY

In Bernard v. Grenci, Leonard Bernard and his mother sued Lisa Grenci alleging they were defamed by the publication of letters written to the editor of the East Hampton Independent. Grenci's letters ...
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HOW CHILLING WAS THIS?

Rachel Ehrenfeld, the author of Funding Evil: How Terrorism Is Financed—and How to Stop It, filed suit against Khalid Salim A Bin Mahfouz, to prevent him from enforcing an English libel judgment ...
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YATES TO RESIGN FROM BENCH

We just received the following newsflash from our friend, Alan Flacks. THE FLACKS REPORT State Supreme Court Justice James A. Yates announced today, 26 March, 2008, that he is leaving the Manhattan ...
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20 YEARS TOO LATE

In Barklee 94 LLC v O'Keefe, the New York County Civil Court concluded that a breach of lease claim, stemming from the installation of a living room radiator cover back in 1983, was barred by a ...
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THIS CASE DOESN'T HOLD WATER

In LaTronica v. F.N.G. Realty Corp. , Robert LaTronica filed suit against his landlord, F.N.G. Realty Corp. ("FNG"), to recover damages for personal injuries he incurred as a result of a plumbing ...
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WANNA BE A CIVIL COURT JUDGE?

There's an opening in the First Civil Court District -- as a result of Judge Feinman's elevation to the Supreme Court. The District, which runs south from 14th Street to the World Trade Center, has ...
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JOIN OUR TEAM!

Finkelstein Newman Ferrara LLP is on the grow! We are currently accepting resumes from lawyers with 3 or more years of real-estate litigation (or related) experience. Strong research and writing ...
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COONS MUST RETURN DEPOSIT

In May 2006, after Klaiber, LLC paid $35,000 to Richard and Kimberly Coon as a downpayment toward the purchase of real property, a title search revealed there were four judgments against Richard Coon. ...
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AN UNCONSTRUCTIVE TRUST

In De Laurentis v. De Laurentis, Jeanne De Laurentis claimed a "constructive trust" -- that she was the co-owner of certain real property that was held in the name of her brother, Vito De Laurentis, ...
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LIGHTS, CAMERA, LAWSUIT!

After suffering an injury during a photo shoot, John Goodwin sued Outdoor Life Magazine, Comcast Corporation, and, Susan Heller -- the photo director. When the New York County Supreme Court denied ...
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FOIL FOILED

In June 1995, Michael Mays made a request to the New York City Police Department (NYPD) pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) for all documents relating to a particular officer's ...
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EYE LOSS RECOVERY

In Villaseca v. City of New York, Rodrigo Villaseca sued the Big Apple after an emotionally disturbed student slammed a door against his head. Evidence established that the Board of Education (BOE) ...
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HAPPY EASTER?

... Not if you're the Easter Bunny. CNN has exposed yet another scandal at the Bush Whitehouse. Here's the link: EGG ROLL MISHAP ENJOY THE HOLIDAY! (And stay clear of D.C. !)
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CONDO OWNERS LIABLE FOR WORK

In Canela v. TLH 140 Perry St., LLC, Jose Canela was injured while completing alterations to a condo unit owned by TLH 140 Perry Street, LLC and David Smilow ("unit owners"). When the Kings County ...
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BASEBALL GLOVE CAUSED FOOTBALL INJURY?

In Gardner v. Town of Tonawanda, Daniel Gardner was injured during an indoor flag football game when he slipped on a baseball glove used as a sideline marker. When the Town of Tonawanda, owner of the ...
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AN UNINVITED PARTY

After Harry N. Gold died, his mortgage went unpaid and his lender filed a foreclosure proceeding against his estate. When a court-appointed referee determined that $334,393.01 was due and payable, ...
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PARENTAL RIGHTS LOST DUE TO "MENTAL ILLNESS"

In Matter of Alexander James R, the Queens County Family Court terminated a mother's parental rights by reason of her mental illness and transferred guardianship and custody of her child to the New ...
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THIS IS WHAT SEX OFFENDERS GET

After an incident which involved attempted oral sexual contact with a minor, Jack Nash pled guilty to attempted criminal sexual act in the first degree and was sentenced by the County Court of ...
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ELTON JOHN COMES OUT ....

Check this out! Elton John -- the 61 year old English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist -- will be holding a solo concert for Hillary Rodham Clinton at Radio City Music Hall on April 9, 2008. ...
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