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NINE NEW APPELLATE DIVISION JUSTICES

Governor Cuomo Announces Appointments to the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court Honorable Rolando Acosta Designated Presiding Justice for the First Appellate Department Nine Supreme Court ...
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WHAT MAKES A HOUSE A (THREE-FAMILY) HOME?

While working on Elyvan V.’s house, Angel Q. fell off the roof and died. When the homeowners were later sued, a jury found in the estate’s favor, and the Bronx County Supreme Court denied ...
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ARCHITECTS WERE NEGLIGENT?

Landmark Owner Sues Architect Over Renovation 143 Bergen Street in Brooklyn. Image Credit: CityLaw. Architect failed to submit plans to Commission for renovation of landmarked building; owner had to ...
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TENANT WAIVED LOFT LAW CHALLENGE

Tenant Waived Right to File Challenge Against Loft Board 329 Greenwich Street in Manhattan. Image Credit: CityLaw. Loft tenant filed a petition to annul a New York City Loft Board’s amended ...
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WHAT A STEAL!

Mondo New Line, an online retail store, rented warehouse space from Syosset Industrial Park. When burglars entered a vacant unit next to Mondo’s space, and broke through a wall and stole ...
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EXEMPT DUE TO SUBSTANTIAL REHAB

Buildings Exempted from Rent Law Image Credit: GoogleMaps. Red Hook developer converted commercial buildings into residential apartments. Harbor Tech LLC in 1999 purchased a commercial complex located ...
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TRUMP VILLAGE NEEDS TO PAY UP MORE

Trump Village Loses Utility Claim Trump Village at 2940 Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn. Image Credit: GoogleMaps. Residents of Trump Village challenged size of rent reduction when Trump Village switched to ...
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GOOSE COOKED

As she walking her dog, Joan C. was allegedly attacked by another pouch that belonged to an employee of the Trump National Golf Club. (At the time, Scott B. used the dog to chase geese off the golf ...
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CASINO SPOILS

While at a casino, Frank M. was hit by a pane of glass that fell off a video slot machine. Two years later, Frank sued IGT, the machine’s manufacturer, for negligently designing the device. And ...
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MY TWO SONS

Before Nicholas B. died, the deed to his home was transferred to a trust, which named his caregiver, Krystyna, as beneficiary. Nicholas’s sons—Michael and William—later sued, ...
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PARTY WALL PARTY OVER?

Condo Owner Loses Support Claim for Party Wall 211 W 61st Street. Image Credit: CityLaw. Condo which used former party wall only as a façade wanted former party wall partner to pay for ...
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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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