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BUSTING CHOPSTICKS

Two months after she slipped and fell on ice in New Chopsticks House’s parking lot, Veronica G. hired a private investigator to conduct some surveillance. And, apparently, the investigator ...
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ENTRAPPED BY AIR FRESHENERS?

After being pulled over for an alleged traffic violation, Dillen D. was arrested when he showed signs of intoxication. And when he later challenged an Administrative Law Judge’s decision to ...
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PRIMARY NUMBERS?

Even though Primary Electrical Supply failed to timely provide certain electrical equipment, Aldona Fire Protection eventually accepted the delivery, and later declined to honor the applicable ...
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PUMP THE BRAKES!

Mary F. and her spouse sued Ford UK and Ford USA for damages attributable to her husband’s exposure to asbestos while he replaced brakes, clutches, and engine parts on Ford vehicles in Ireland ...
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THIS DOES COMPUTE

Denied late fees, interest, and attorneys' fees in its New York County Supreme Court case against Hubert P., the Board of Managers of Central Park Place Condominium went to the Appellate Division, ...
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A ROSE IS STILL A ROSE ....

The Departmental Disciplinary Committee (DDC) wanted to disbar Eric H. because he supposedly committed a felony outside the State of New York. New York's Judiciary Law § 90(4)(b) provides for ...
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LACKING INDEPENDENCE

Herbert Blatt filed suit after he tripped over a "hazardous condition" created by another independent contractor. While you aren't usually liable for the acts of an independent ...
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CALL OFF THE DOGS!

As Danielle G. was offering assistance to a dog stuck in a fence, the animal reportedly lunged at, and injured, the poor woman's face. After a lawsuit was filed, the animal's custodian asked ...
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CUT IT OUT!

When police officers stopped Elliot P. for a traffic infraction, they uncovered a gravity knife in his pocket, and arrested and charged Elliot with criminal possession of a weapon. At trial, Elliot ...
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FLOWERY FALL

After she fell in front of Bangert’s Flowers store, Tanya B. filed a personal injury lawsuit against the shop, and the property’s owner. When Bangert’s sought to have the case ...
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DEFACTO TAKING CLAIM WAS MADE TOO LATE

De Facto Taking Claim Fails Image Credit: WaterfrontAlliance.org Owner claimed de facto taking when City installed storm drains that flooded land designated as a wetland. The firm 594 Associates, Inc. ...
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AKAW!!!

Concerned for his son’s safety, Vincent S. ran his boat aground on Nickerson Beach. And when a large wave tipped the boat over, passenger Jennifer L. got pinned to the ground. When she later ...
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SIGN OF THE TIMES?

Large Bruckner Boulevard Sign Rejected Image Credit: Google Maps OTR Media sought to legalize an 11,297-square-foot billboard visible from the Bruckner Expressway. On January 14, 2013, the Department ...
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RISKY BUSINESS

During Hurricane Sandy, police officer James K. injured his neck and shoulder while rescuing people trapped in a collapsing home. When he later applied for accidental disability retirement benefits, ...
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AGENCY OUT OF GAS?

Sandra J. worked as a caseworker for a child welfare agency, and upon obtaining approval from her supervisor, was given a $15 gas card to use for field visits to clients. She was later fired when her ...
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ENTRANCE HANDICAPPED

After Marine Holdings denied a request to install a handicap accessible entrance to a tenant’s apartment, the lady filed a complaint alleging unlawful discrimination on the basis of a ...
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OUT OF ORDER

Wesley B. took an appeal after he was found guilty of disorderly conduct and ordered to stay away from Zakeima B.'s home and place of employment for a year. Because he was allegedly intoxicated ...
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HEARTLESS!

If you're a police officer or fire fighter, New York law provides that heart conditions are presumed to have been triggered by an individual's performance of his/her duties. The question which ...
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LOST SIGN SIGN

Sign Use Lost Following Demolition Property owner relied on permit improperly issued by Buildings to claim that advertising sign was a legal grandfathered use. Perlbinder Holdings, LLC owned a ...
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HORSING AROUND

After she was thrown from a horse, Lynette B. sued the stable operator, the Bronx Equestrian Center, and the City of New York, to recover damages for her injuries. When the Bronx County Supreme Court ...
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CHRISTIAN'S CASE DISMISSED

Buildings Upheld on Crane Licenses President of the operating engineers challenged new rules on crane operator licenses. Edwin L. Christian, President and Business Manager of the International Union ...
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UPHOLDING LOCAL LAW 44

Affordable Housing Law Upheld Image Credit: NYS Association for Affordable Housing. Association of developers and contractors of affordable housing claimed that local law on prequalification and ...
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NOT SUCH SMOOTH SAILING

Even though Lydia R. slipped and fell down a dark and slippery internal staircase, the Bronx County Supreme Court still ended up dismissing her case. Since the landlord hadn't received any ...
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EVICTING AN ILLEGAL

When his ex-wife moved out of their old apartment, Jamal W. moved in. And after efforts to relocate him to a comparable apartment in other buildings failed, the landlord sued to have Jamal removed ...
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HANDS OFF!

Because Richard T. engaged in sexual conduct with a 15 year-old girl, a jury found him guilty of rape in the third degree. When he later asked that the verdict be set aside due to, among other things, ...
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