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Blog Posts in May, 2008

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WANNA BE A CIVIL COURT JUDGE?

You've got under a week to apply! Here's the announcement that appeared the other day in the New York Law Journal : Lawyers interested in obtaining the Democratic nomination for a county-wide Civil ...
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DINNER WITH AL GORE WILL RUN YOU $28,500

Everyone knows Al Gore likes to eat. But should a dinner run a guy $28,500? Apparently, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) thinks supporters should fork over a small fortune for a ...
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ESTATE PLANNING FOR COHABITATING COUPLES

Got an invitation to an interesting CLE event hosted by the Jewish National Fund on Monday, June 2, 2008, at 6:30 PM. The evening's topic is: "Estate Planning & Cohabitation Agreements for ...
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RESIDENT NOT LIABLE FOR DOCTOR'S CONDUCT

In Muniz v. Katlowitz, David Muniz sought to recover damages for medical malpractice from Doctors Katlowitz and Lehman and the Maimonides Medical Center (MMC) . Muniz alleged that his ilioinguinal ...
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WHO HATCHED THIS IDEA?

Is starting (or maintaining) a business as challenging as finding a date? Many appear to think so. That's why the good folks over at "The Hatchery" are promoting an event called "Hatch Match." It's ...
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IF YOU'RE HURT IN JERSEY, WHAT LAW APPLIES?

In Wosner v. Elrac Inc. , Moshe Wosner was seriously injured in a vehicle rented by Joel Leibowitz under a long-term lease with Elrac Inc. While the accident occurred in New Jersey, both occupants ...
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PARTIALLY VACATE THIS!

A reader sent us an observation which we thought we'd share with you. Over six months ago, the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) posted a "Partial Vacate Order" on the building ...
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HOW DILIGENT ARE YOU ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT?

Here's an opportunity to attend a free CLE sponsored by our friends over at AmericanLand (and earn three CLE credits): For additional information, please contact our friend, Marc Lawrence, VP of Sales ...
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SIMON SAYS: I DIDN'T COMMIT MALPRACTICE!

In Snyder v. Simon, Donna Snyder sued Dr. John Simon alleging he committed malpractice and failed to secure her "informed consent" to eye surgery which caused double vision, pain, and an ...
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PRINCIPAL FINED $3000 FOR EXPLOITING TEACHERS

It's never a good idea to take advantage of the people that work for you -- particularly if you're employed by the City of New York. Erica Zigelman is a principal at Middle School 322 (MS 322) here in ...
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HE'S THAT CLOSE WITH MALONEY?

Acclaimed painter and photographer, Chuck Close, will be hosting a reception for Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney at his Manhattan studio on Monday, June 2, 2008, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Should you have an ...
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ST VINCENT CLAIMS HARDSHIP

St Vincent Catholic Medical Centers wants to build a 625,000 square foot state-of-the-art medical facility which will house 365 beds, 18 operating rooms, and a new emergency room and trauma center. ...
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WAS THIS A CRUMMY RESULT?

In Crooms v. Sauer Bros. Inc, James Crooms filed a personal injury lawsuit after he fell in the backyard of Sauer Brother's apartment building. Crooms fractured his left foot's metatarsal bone and ...
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SUPPORT CHRISTINE JENNINGS FOR CONGRESS

If you're a Democrat living in the Sarasota (Florida) area, you've got to meet Christine Jennings. Chris worked her way up from bank teller to founder and CEO of Sarasota Bank. In 2006, she ran for ...
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GET FIRED UP AFTER HOURS

The Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to our next "After Hours" Complimentary Drinks & Hors D'oeuvres Although all Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce ...
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"LIVE LIFE THE WAY YOU IMAGINE"

What great thinker came up with that line? Not Plato or Socrates. Try "Dominque," a purported cheerleader and member of a "new all-girl singing group" called Beach Girlz. According ...
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JUDGMENT DAY FOR JUDGE KORNREICH

Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chair 10:00 AM, Wednesday, May 28, 2008 Room 124 CAP The Committee will consider the following nominations: Shirley W. Korneich of ...
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GOING TO THE LIU

City Councilmember John Liu is having a fundraiser on Wednesday, June 11, 2008, at 2 Rivers Restaurant & Bar at 10 Murray Street, here in Manhattan. It's rumored that John is considering a run for ...
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BRONX CHEERS FOR THESE DEFENDANTS

In Timan v. Sayegh, Yvette Timan sought to have the venue of her medical malpractice and wrongful death case changed from the Bronx to Westchester. Timan's decedent committed suicide in Yonkers, where ...
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ADOLFO CARRION'S CATERED AFFAIR

Bronx Boro President (and candidate for New York City Comptroller) Adolfo Carrion, will be honored at a reception to be held on June 19, 2008, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Bayard's Events & Catering, ...
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HOW BAD WERE THEY HURT?

In Martinez v. Pioneer Transp. Corp. , Gladys Martinez and Juan Rivera (plaintiffs) sued Pioneer Transportation after they were hit by one of the company's school buses. Although Martinez and Rivera ...
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OUR NEXT CIVIL COURT JUDGE IS ...

Last night, the Judicial Screening Panel for the First District (Manhattan) selected three candidates who may vie for the Civil Court seat formerly occupied by the Honorable Paul G. Feinman -- now a ...
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KNOW YOUR CURRENT EVENTS

A list of events follows. This information is supplied as a public service, and does not necessarily comprise an endorsement of the identified activity, candidate, charity, club, meeting, organization ...
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HELP GETS PAID

In Campos v. Ofman, Mendel Ofman allegedly agreed to pay $7,000 for each apartment Martin Campos renovated. When he went unpaid after finishing nine units, Campos filed suit with the Kings County ...
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