Martin v. Moazami, Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute and Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (Sup. Ct., New York County)
Health - Experts
Patient’s expert witness lacked sufficient qualifications to opine on patient’s eye surgery. Joan B. Lobis, J
M.B.S. Moda, Inc. v. Fuzzi S.P.A. (Sup. Ct., New York County)
International Law – Treaties and Conventions
Attempted service on Italian clothes designer did not comply with Hague Convention. Carol R. Edmead, J.
KGK Jewelry LLC v. ESDNetwork, Steve Yeko (S.D.N.Y.)
Torts – Tortious Interference
Third-party breach is not required to state claim for tortious interference with third-party contract. Laura Taylor Swain, District Judge
Abdul Wahab v. Agris & Brenner, LLC, Atlantic Contracting, LLC, (Appeal No. 1); Abdul Wahab v. Agris & Brenner, LLC, Atlantic Contracting, LLC, (Appeal No. 2) (N.Y. App. Div., 2d Dep’t)
Commercial Law - Indemnity
Property owners were entitled to indemnification from construction worker’s employer.
People v. Flores (N.Y. App. Div., 2d Dep’t)
Criminal Justice - Identification
Photographic identification procedure was not unduly suggestive.
In Matter of Leslie Tyrone Maraj v. Natalie Gordon (N.Y. App. Div., 2d Dep’t)
Family Law – Child Custody
Award of sole custody of child to mother had sound and substantial basis in record.
In Matter of Kevin L. (Anonymous); Administration for Children's Services v. Jose L. L. (Anonymous) (N.Y. App. Div., 2d Dep’t)
Family Law – Child Protection
Agency exercised diligent efforts to strengthen father’s relationship with child.
Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance, PLC v. International Management Services Company, Inc., UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Inc., Worldwide Dedicated Services, Inc., TFE Logistics Group, Inc., f/k/a The TFE Group, Inc. (2nd Cir.)
Transportation - Carriers
Carmack Amendment did not extend carrier's limitation on liability to its subcontractors.
In Matter of Administration Proceeding, Estate of Stewart Texin, a/k/a Stuart Texin, Deceased (Sur. Ct., Nassau County)
Estate Planning and Probate - Fiduciaries
Appointment of decedent’s daughter as administrator was in best interests of estate. Edward W. McCarty, J.
Lind v. Fidelity Nat. Title Ins. Co. (Civ. Ct., City of New York)
Insurance - Title
Title insurance policy’s exclusion regarding rights of tenants or persons in possession did not apply. Carmen R. Velasquez, J.