Monthly Archives: January 2016

A Conversation with Yasuhiro Saito

By Christopher Atlee F. Arcitio | Staff Writer On November 20, 2015, Staff Writer Christopher Arcitio met with Yasuhiro Saito, Esq., Managing Partner and founder of the firm Saito Sorenson Lurie LLP to discuss Mr. Saito’s road to starting his … Continue reading

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Tricarico v. Baer, Index No. 30511/2015, 4/1/15 (Pines, J.)

Partnership; Disqualification; Entity; Corporate entity; Conflicting Interest; Dissolved. By Jeanelle Dawes | Staff Writer In this action, (“Action One”), Plaintiff sought the dissolution of a partnership, known as Spa 25, Inc., between Plaintiff and Defendant 1, and monetary damages against … Continue reading

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Doppelt v. Denahan, Index No. 652447/2013, 5/29/15 (Scarpulla, J.)

Shareholder derivative action; standing; motion to dismiss By Frank Tantone | Staff Writer Defendants were board members of a corporation. Plaintiff, was a shareholder of defendants’ corporation. The corporation issued a proxy statement to solicit shareholder approval to externalize the … Continue reading

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JAG Orthopedics, P.C. v AJC Advisory Corp., Index No. 511414/2014, 7/21/15 (Carolyn Demarest, J.)

CPLR 3211; Dismissal; Order to Show Cause By Annie Yang | Staff Writer Plaintiff, provider of orthopedic services, hired Defendant Ferrante (“Ferrante”) as an office manager. Ferrante was in charge of billing, paying office bills, and receiving and reconciling bank … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Lofts of NY, LLC v. Metroeb Realty 1, LLC, Index No. 503441/2012, 2/27/2015 (Demarest, J.)

Damages; injunction; recovery; legal fees By Douglas Ma | Staff Writer Defendants, both seller and purchaser, entered into a contract for the sale of a building. One week prior to the closing, plaintiff filed an action against the seller for … Continue reading

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State of New York, Workers’ Compensation Bd. v Cody Mgt., Inc., Index No. 3060/13. 3/6/15, (Platkin, J.)

CPLR 3211; Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing; Fraud; Fiduciary duty; Contract; breach; Statute of Limitations By Lauren Tucker | Staff Writer Plaintiff was a governmental entity charged with the administration of the Workers’ Compensation Law and as successor … Continue reading

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762 Park Place Realty, LLC v Lehrer, Index No. 510838/14 (Demarest, J)

Preliminary Injunction; Temporary Restraining Order; Sanctions; Contract; Property By Evan Jaffe | Staff Writer On or around March 2003, Plaintiff Avraham Lehrer (“Avraham”) formed Plaintiff 762 Park Place Realty, LLC (“762 Park Place” and, collectively, “Plaintiffs”) for the purpose of … Continue reading

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NY Great Stone Inc. v Two Fulton Square LLC, 2015 NY Slip Op 25090, 3/24/15 (Ritholtz, M.)

Lease; Breach; Yellowstone Injunction. By Aaron Leaf | Staff Writer Plaintiff signed a lease for commercial property with Defendant in March 2011.  The lease and subsequent rider obligated Plaintiff to conduct hydrostatic pressure tests on the sprinkler system and procure … Continue reading

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