GEORGIA MALONE & CO., INC., Plaintiff, v. EXTELL DEVELOPMENT CO., Extell 601 West 137th LLC., Extell 605 West 137th LLC., Extell 607 West 137th LLC., Extell 609 West 137th LLC., Extell 611 West 137th LLC., Defendants. (Sup. Ct., New York County)
Litigation-Attachment and Garnishment
Plaintiff did not satisfy its burden of showing that defendant was about to conceal property. Joan M. Kenney, J.
Esther RODITTI, Plaintiff, v. CITY OF NEW YORK, Jennifer C. Bienstock and Megan E. Bienstock as Administrators of the Estate of Stanley Bienstock, Global Pizza Corp., d/b/a Manhattan Brick Oven Pizza & Grill, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., Empire State Subway Company (Limited), Warren George, Inc., Delaney Associates, LP, S3 Tunnel Constructors, Inc., and Felix Associates L.L.C., Defendants. (Sup. Ct., New York County)
Issue of fact existed as to whether city caused defective condition on sidewalk. Margaret A. Chan, J.
In Matter of Jalil U. (Anonymous); Suffolk County Department of Social Services v. Rachel L.-U. (Anonymous), (Proceeding No. 1); In Matter of Josiah U. (Anonymous); Suffolk County Department of Social Services v. Rachel L.-U. (Anonymous), (Proceeding No. 2); In Matter of Orianna U. (Anonymous); Suffolk County Department of Social Services v. Rachel L.-U. (Anonymous), (Proceeding No. 3) (N.Y. App. Div., 2d Dep’t)
Family Law-Child Protection
County Department of Social Services did not prove by preponderance of evidence that mother failed to comply with terms of suspended judgment.
In Matter of Arbitration Between Professional, Clerical, Technical, Employees Association and Board of Education for Buffalo City School District (N.Y. App. Div., 4th Dep’t)
Education-Labor and Employment
Arbitrator's award upholding school district's process for filling vacancies was not irrational.
George Gannon v. The City of New York, Guadalupe Sarracino (S.D.N.Y.)
Arrestee stated a claim for malicious prosecution. Harold Baer, Jr., J.
People v. Trevis D. Baker, (Appeal No. 1); People v. Trevis D. Baker (Appeal No. 2) (N.Y.)
Criminal Justice – Arrest
Arrest for disorderly conduct was not supported by probable cause. Graffeo, J.
In re Michael M., a Dependent Child Under Age of Eighteen Years; Michael M., Sr. v. St. Dominic's Home (N.Y. App. Div., 1st Dep’t)
Family Law – Adoption
Father's consent was not required for adoption of child.
U.S. v. Joseph S. Barone (2d Cir.)
Criminal Justice – Costs
Defendant was not entitled to attorney fees and expenses under Hyde Amendment.
Jak Daragjati v. NYP Holdings, Inc. a/k/a New York Post, John Doe, a fictitious name, Jane Doe, a fictitious name, XYZ Corporation, a fictitious name (Sup. Ct., Richmond County)
Torts – Defamation
Police officer’s brother adequately pleaded element of gross irresponsibility in defamation action. Philip G. Minardo, J.
Margaret Pellon v. Colgate-Palmolive Company, MD USA Trading, Inc., Dollar Worth Inc., Forest Discount Inc. (Sup. Ct., Richmond County)
Products Liability – Persons Liable
Manufacturer did not make toothpaste that allegedly made consumer ill. Joseph J. Maltese, J.