Tagged: New York Court of Appeals

New York Court of Appeals: Schron v. Troutman Saunders, LLP 0

New York Court of Appeals: Schron v. Troutman Saunders, LLP

The matter before the Court was the result of a number of consolidated cases, but the parties immediately on appeal were SVCare Holdings, LLC and Cammeby’s Equity Holdings, LLC (“Cam Equity”).  The issue centered...

New York Court of Appeals: Auqui v. Seven Thirty One Ltd. Partnership 0

New York Court of Appeals: Auqui v. Seven Thirty One Ltd. Partnership

This appeal addresses the preclusive effect of an administrative finding of fact.  The plaintiff, Jose Verdugo, was a food service deliveryman who was injured when a sheet of plywood fell from a building owned...

New York Court of Appeals: People v. Solomon 0

New York Court of Appeals: People v. Solomon

This case dealt with the question of whether a lawyer can, with the consent of his client, represent both his client, and, in an unrelated matter, one of the prosecution’s witnesses against his original...

New York Court of Appeals: In the Matter of Galasso 0

New York Court of Appeals: In the Matter of Galasso

Respondent, Peter J. Galasso, was a partner at the law firm Galasso & Langione, LLP.  Anthony Galasso, the respondent’s brother, worked as the firm’s bookkeeper and office manager.  Over a period of three years,...

New York Court of Appeals: People v. Garcia 0

New York Court of Appeals: People v. Garcia

The Court in this case considered whether a police officer must have reasonable suspicion to ask the occupants of a lawfully-stopped vehicle whether they possess any weapons.  The Court extended its holding from Debour...

New York Court of Appeals: Bitachatchi v. Board of Trustees of New York City of Police Department Pension Fund 0

New York Court of Appeals: Bitachatchi v. Board of Trustees of New York City of Police Department Pension Fund

In this case, the Court considered three consolidated appeals, each addressing a police officer that responded to provide assistance at the World Trade Center (“WTC”) following the attacks on September 11, 2001.  The three...

New York Court of Appeals: People v. Best 0

New York Court of Appeals: People v. Best

This case arises from the conviction of defendant Emil Best for endangering the welfare of a child.  The defendant appeals his conviction on the basis that his constitutional rights were violated because he was...

New York Court of Appeals: People v. Fernandez 0

New York Court of Appeals: People v. Fernandez

The issue on appeal in this case was whether the accusatory instrument in a traffic violation stop constituted a facially sufficient simplified traffic information, even though it was titled “Complaint/Information” and contained factual information....