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Syngenta Settles U.S. Corn Litigation

Written By Erika Hooker   On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, Syngenta agreed to settle one of the largest legal battles in the company’s 17-year history. Background Syngenta is a Swiss-based agribusiness, with customers across...

Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(1) 0

Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(1)

As it currently stands, the text of FRCP 26(b)(1) states the following: “Parties may obtain discovery regarding any non-privileged matter that is relevant to any party’s claim or defense, including the existence, description, nature,...

Rigano v. Vibar Const., Inc. 0

Rigano v. Vibar Const., Inc.

The issue decided in the case is whether a notice of mechanic’s lien can be amended nunc pro tunc to reflect the name of the true owner of the property or whether the misnomer...

Farruggia v. Town of Penfield 0

Farruggia v. Town of Penfield

This appeal addresses an order by the New York Supreme Court denying summary judgment, granting summary judgment, denying partial summary judgment, and granting a motion for leave to amend. The Plaintiff, Gaetano Farruggia, was...

Gristwood v. State 0

Gristwood v. State

This appeal addresses an action for damages for wrongful conviction and imprisonment.  Claimant appeals from a Court of Claims judgment that awarded him $5,485.394 in damages. In 1996, Claimant was convicted of murder in...

Koch v. Sheehan 0

Koch v. Sheehan

This appeal considered a decision of the Office of Medicaid Inspector General (“OMIG”) to exclude Petitioner from participating in New York’s Medicaid program. Petitioner Eric J. Koch, D.O., was investigated by the Office of...