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GANSEVOORT MARKET CHALLENGE FAILS

Challenge to Permits Issued by Landmarks Fails on Appeal Gansevoort Market Development Rendering. Image credit: BKSK. Preservationists renewed challenge to LPC permit for redevelopment of 5-building ...
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$111 MILLION DEAL WASN'T TAX EXEMPT

Property tax on $111 million sale upheld Realty company claimed property transfer was exempt from City taxes. In April 2007, the Gramercy Capital Corporation purchased a forty-five percent ownership ...
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SANITATION SWEEPS UP NEIGHBOR'S PROPERTY

City wins adverse possession dispute 1716 Pacific Street in Brooklyn. Image: Google Maps. Department of Sanitation parked trucks on lot for more than ten years. In 1948, Vertley Clanton and her ...
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TENANT FAILED TO VALIDLY EXERCISE RENEWAL OPTION

In Plaza Collectibles Corp. & Lee Rosenbloom v. Directors Guild of America, Inc., Plaza & Rosenbloom asked the New York County Supreme Court for a “Yellowstone” injunction to ...
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EVICTED FOR AIRBNB-ING

Airbnb Host Evicted from Apartment in Greenwich Village 39 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan. Image credit: CityLand Rent-stabilized tenant substantially profited from 93 individual Airbnb sublettings. In 2010, ...
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SELLING REAL ESTATE DID NOT REQUIRE SIGN

DCA Ruled Wrong on Posting Tenants’ Rights Sign Image Credit: NYCourts.gov The Department of Consumer affairs charged a real estate broker with failing to post a sign alerting tenants of their ...
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TOUROMACHY?

After graduating from an online law school--Novus University School of Law--Leodegario S. was admitted into Touro Law’s Master of Law (L.L.M.). During his admission interview, a program ...
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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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