01, Sep 2014 - Brooklyn, NY Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik LLP Secures $8.4 Million Judgment in Case Involving Fraudulent Real Esta
Investment fraud attorneys at Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik LLP recently secured an $8.4 million judgment on behalf of investors against a family running a sham real estate investment scheme out of Brooklyn, New York. (PRWeb August 13, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12093372.htm
01, Sep 2014 - New York, NY Union chief mobilizes nurses to fight hospitals
New York's biggest nurses union last week won a round in its fight to protect jobs at failing hospitals when a court temporarily stopped the state from transferring emergency services at Long Island... To view the full story, click the title link.
01, Sep 2014 - Brooklyn, NY N.Y. Governor Candidate Beats Cuomoâ€™s Residency Challenge
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo lost an effort to keep challenger Zephyr Teachout off the Democratic primary ballot in September when a judge ruled that sheâ€™s a resident of the state.
30, Aug 2014 - Binghamton, NY Attorney Charged with Grand Larceny
A Binghamton attorney has been charged with grand larceny for allegedly over-billing the state for representing children in Family Court. John Cadore is accused of bilking the system out of $11,000 he was not entitled to. According to auditors, Cadore submitted bills to two government agencies, New York State Supreme Court's Attorney for Children program and the Broome County Assigned Counsel ...
29, Aug 2014 - Former US judge on 'one-sided' UN Gaza inquiry headed previous probe that criticized Israel
A former New York State Supreme Court judge who replaced George Clooneyâ€™s fiancĂ© on the latest United Nations-sponsored inquiry into human rights violations in Gaza once chaired another U.N. committee that harshly criticized Israeli for a previous military operation into the Hamas-controlled territory.
29, Aug 2014 - How Will GM (GM) Stock React As Georgia Court Rejects Bid To Throw Out Ignition Suit?
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- General Motors Co. was unable to convince a Georgia judge to dismiss a lawsuit over the death of a 29- year-old woman that helped trigger the recall of 2.59 million cars over faulty ignition switches, Bloomberg reports. Cobb County State Court Judge Kathryn Tanksley rejected GMâ€™s motion to dismiss the revived lawsuit at a hearing today in Marietta, Ga., and set a trial ...
29, Aug 2014 - City Room: New York Today: Immigrant Children Head to Court
What you need to know for Wednesday: hearings for young border-crossers, plenty of rain, and an answer in the Mystery of the White Flags on the Bridge.
29, Aug 2014 - New York Today: Immigrant Children Head to Court
What you need to know for Wednesday: hearings for young border-crossers, rain and flooding, and an answer in the Mystery of the White Flags.
23, Jul 2014 - Albany, NY NY attorney general sues to stop ride-sharing Lyft
New York's attorney general filed a lawsuit Friday to block Lyft, the on-demand ride-sharing app, from operating in New York. The lawsuit was filed only hours before San Francisco-based Lyft planned to ...
05, Apr 2014 - Man faces criminal charges for speeding
BENNINGTON -- A New York man is facing misdemeanor charges after State Police said he was traveling over 100 mph on Route 7 in slushy road conditions. Jay Philippi, 32, of Cold Spring, N.Y., pleaded not guilty Monday in Vermont Superior Court to careless or negligent vehicle operation, and excessive speed.
04, Apr 2014 - Brooklyn, NY New York Auto Accident Lawyer David Perecman Weighs in on Fatal Multi-Vehicle Accident Set Off by P
New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman comments on a multi-vehicle accident on the New York State Thruway in the Hudson Valley in which a man died. (PRWeb March 06, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/NYautoaccidentlawyer/NYautoaccidentlawyer/prweb11636101.htm
04, Apr 2014 - Court reporter repeatedly types ?I hate my job?
A court reporter was fired after repeatedly typing, "I hate my job, I hate my job" as well as random characters instead of criminal trial dialogue. The New York Times reports that Daniel Kochanski, a stenographer with the State Supreme Court in Manhattan, was accused of compromising the integrity of more than 30 court transcripts, which could have serious consequences, such as overturned ...
04, Apr 2014 - Brooklyn, NY Updated 2013-14 NBA Playoff Picture: Wednesday, April 2
A whopping 13 games were played on Wednesday in the NBA , meaning there were a whole lot of playoff implications. With the exception of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Portland Trail Blazers and Dallas Mavericks, every team in the postseason race took to the court, many playing for their very playoff lives. And no team is playoff team would be more improbable than the New York Knicks. A first-round ...
04, Apr 2014 - Binghamton, NY A.G. Lists Top Consumer Frauds
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman wants consumers to contact him to report consumer fraud--and today, he released a list of the ten most frequent ones to watch out for. They include internet frauds, including piracy issues, as well as frauds involving credit, such as debt collection, and also automobile leasing frauds. The list also included consumer related services, landlord ...
04, Apr 2014 - U.S. District Court Judge: 'Back pumping' into Lake O violates Clean Water Act
The problematic relationship between Lake Okeechobee and the Indian River Lagoon may have taken a step toward reconciliation Friday in a federal court in New York.
03, Apr 2014 - Soil testing needed before Crawford County Courthouse expands
A New York state firm has been hired by Crawford County to do soil testing to determine if a proposed expansion of the county courthouse can be done.
03, Apr 2014 - Climate change program hits record price
Albany The cost for power plants in New York to emit climate-changing greenhouse gases hit an all-time high last week under the nine-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Spearheaded by former GOP Gov. George Pataki, RGGI began in 2009 as the nation's first state-level greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program. It requires power plants to buy enough state-issued permits to cover emissions of ...
03, Apr 2014 - N.Y. restaurant's fragile Picasso fate hangs in court
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - The question of whether a fragile Picasso painting that covers a wall in New York City's Four Seasons Restaurant will crumble if taken down to allow repairs went before a state court judge on Wednesday. The dispute between the restaurant's landlord and the painting's owner takes place in a grand setting: Midtown Manhattan's Seagram Building, the landmark ...
03, Apr 2014 - Leading Health Groups Urge Federal Court to Uphold New York City's Law Prohibiting Tobacco Disc
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late yesterday, 12 national, state and local public health and medical organizations filed a friend of the court (amicus) brief urging a federal court to uphold New York City's new ordinance that prohibits the redemption of coupons and other discounts for tobacco products and allow its implementation on March 19. Signed on November 19, 2013 ...
03, Apr 2014 - Freedom of the Press Law Celebrates 50th Anniversary
New York Times v. Sullivan is a case etched on the minds of media lawyers and journalists, quite apart from civil rights lawyers, throughout the United States and the world.
02, Apr 2014 - Fate of New York restaurant's fragile Picasso heads to court
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - The question of whether a fragile Picasso painting in New York City's Four Seasons restaurant will crumble if taken down to allow repairs to the wall it hangs on will go to a state court judge on Wednesday. The dispute between the restaurant's landlord and the painting's owner takes place in a grand setting: The Seagram Building, the influential masterpiece ...
02, Apr 2014 - UConn makes itself at home in NCAA win at Garden
NEW YORK -- Playing with the swagger of a home team on a neutral court, the Connecticut Huskies turned back the Iowa State Cyclones 81-76 on Friday night in the semifinals of the NCAA East Regional at Madison Square Garden, their "home-away-from-home." UConn (29-8), the seventh seed, faces the winner of Virginia-Michigan State on Sunday for a spot in the Final Four. With a large legion of fans ...
02, Apr 2014 - UPPER FREEHOLD: Three sentenced for hindering 2005 Ă˘Baby BonesĂ˘ investigation
FREEHOLD â€” Three New York residents were sentenced last Friday for their admitted roles in the 2005 discovery of skeletal remains in an Upper Freehold Township park. The remains were later identified as those of a child who died several years before.
02, Apr 2014 - White Collar Criminals Are Less Rational Than Drug Dealers And Organized Crime Bosses
"I'm somewhat surprised that white collar criminals are less rational than the drug dealers and gang members who want to cooperate immediately," Preet Bharara, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, confessed to me the other day during a personal interview in his secure headquarters in lower Manhattan near police headquarters, the federal and state court buildings and City Hall ...
02, Apr 2014 - Gophers outlast Florida State in OT
NEW YORK â€” This time around, the stately Madison Square Garden court toted memories. Haunted ones.
02, Apr 2014 - New York, NY McDonaldâ€™s Workers File Multiple Class-Action Lawsuits Alleging Widespread Wage Theft
Attorneys representing McDonaldâ€™s workers in California, Michigan and New York this week filed class action lawsuits in federal and state courts claiming the fast food giant is sys
02, Apr 2014 - Jamaica, NY Court Officer Guilty Of Sex Abuse
A New York State court officer has been read more
02, Apr 2014 - Soros wins partial dismissal of suit filed by ex-girlfriend
By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) - George Soros won a bid on Tuesday to dismiss a $50 million claim by an ex-girlfriend who claimed he reneged on a promise to buy her a pricey Manhattan apartment, but the appeals court did not dismiss an assault claim against the 83-year-old billionaire. A New York state appellate court dismissed claims by Brazilian former actress Adriana Ferreyr, 30 ...
02, Apr 2014 - UConn Holds On Against Iowa State, Steps Into Elite Eight
Daniels Has Monster Game: 27 Points, 10 Rebounds NEW YORK â€“ It's one thing to have a majority of the fans rooting for you. It's another to truly have a home court advantage, to feel at home in a building. Â Â Â Â