In Matter of Village of Chestnut Ridge v. Town of Ramapo (N.Y. App. Div., 2d Dep’t)
Environmental Law-Impact Statements
Town board complied with SEQRA in adopting negative declaration for application to approve adult student housing construction. Daniel D. Angiolillo, J.P.
A.M. Medical Services, P.C., as assignee of Sergo Chadaevi v. Progressive Casualty Insurance Company (N.Y. App. Div., 2d Dep’t)
Assigned no-fault claim could be barred when treating physicians were independent contractors of assignee. Daniel D. Angiolillo, J.P.
Christopher Godson, o/b/o himself and all others similarly situated v. Eltman, Eltman & Cooper, P.C., LVNV Funding, LLC (W.D.N.Y.)
Fair notice standard applies to pleading of affirmative defenses. William M. Skretny, Chief Judge
H. Cristina Chen-Oster, Lisa Parisi, Shanna Orlich v. Goldman, Sachs & Co., The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (S.D.N.Y.)
Labor and Employment-Discrimination
Former employees were entitled to pre-certification discovery of employer's computerized employment data. James C. Francis IV, United States Magistrate Judge
Mkubwa Matthews, Zambena Allan v. The City of New York, Police Officer Matthew T. Granahan, Shield No. 26635, Sergeant Louis Marino, Shield No. 1597, Police Officer Kenneth Miller, Shield No. 18242, Police Officer Vitali, Police Officers John Doe, Richard Roe (names and shield numbers of whom are unknown at present, and other unidentified members of the New York City Police Department) (E.D.N.Y.)
Civil Rights-Arrest and Detention
Police officers were not entitled to qualified immunity from Fourth Amendment claims. Kiyo A. Matsumoto, J.
Greg DAVID, Victor Natanzon and Gadi Shvarzman, Plaintiff, v. EDUARD AGAYEV AND NEPTUNE GRILL, INC., Defendants. (Sup. Ct., Kings County)
Business Organizations-Piercing Corporate Veil
No proof was submitted to justify piercing the corporate veil. Peter P. Sweeney, J.
People v. Ronald E. Young; People v. Todd A. Dellahoy, Sr. (City Ct., Jamestown)
Law firm could withdraw as defense counsel based on defendant's inability to pay in one case, but not the other. John Lamancuso, J.
In the Matter of the Application of MARIKLEVE, INC., Petitioner, v. THE NEW YORK STATE LIQUOR AUTHORITY, Respondents. (Sup. Ct., New York County)
State Liquor Authority’s determination that granting of liquor license was not in accordance with public convenience and advantage was not lacking in reason. Carol E. Huff, J.
In Matter of Application of State of New York v. Philip B., an Inmate in Custody of New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, for Civil Management Pursuant to Mental Hygiene Law Article 10 (Sup. Ct., Dutchess County)
Disqualification of state Attorney General’s Office was not appropriate in proceeding brought under Mental Hygiene Law. Christine A. Sproat, J.
Gladys Vera v. Derek K. Soohoo, St. Joseph's Hospital, Surinder Malhotra (N.Y. App. Div., 2d Dep’t)
Plaintiff's proffered reasons for being unable to proceed to trial were reasonable.