Monthly Archives: November 2016

Mme. Pirie’s Inc. v. Keto Ventures, LLC, Index No. 3792-14, 3/3/2015 (Platkin, J.)

Breach of Contract; Fraud; Motion for Summary Judgment; Renewal of Opposition; CPLR 3212 (f) By: James Clarke | Staff Writer Plaintiff Mme. Pirie’s Inc., controlled by Plaintiff Rosa Belleville (“Belleville”, and, collectively with Mme. Pirie’s Inc., “Plaintiffs”)), owned Mme. Pirie’s … Continue reading

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Concord Dev. Co. LLC v. Amedore Concord, LLC, Index No. 5402/15 01/21/16 (Platkin, J.)

Preliminary Injunction; Breach of Contract; Disqualification of Counsel; CPLR 6301 By: Amanda Tersigni | Staff Writer Plaintiff purchased a fifteen-acre parcel of land. Plaintiff and Defendant then agreed to jointly develop and market the land by forming a joint venture … Continue reading

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Suffolk Asphalt Supply, Inc. v. Board of Trustees of the Vil. of Westhampton Beach, Index No. 26005/2016, 01/11/16 (Emerson, J.)

Motion in limine; Amortization; Zoning laws; Article 78 By: Nandini Chowdhury | Staff Writer Plaintiff. acquired a parcel of real property, which has operated as an asphalt plant since the 1940s. Prior to Plaintiff’s acquisition of the property, Defendant amended … Continue reading

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Barkany Asset Recovery & Mgt., LLC v. Southwest Securities Inc., Leighton Stallones, and SSJ Development, LLC, Index No. 500540/2013, 2/22/16 (Demarest, J,)

Motion for Summary Judgment; Fraud; Negligent Misrepresentation; Breach of Contract; Duty to Disclose By: Julie Lavoie | Staff Writer In 2008, Jemal, manager of Defendant SSJ Development, LLC (“SSJ”), requested a short-term loan from Pratt Foreclosures, LLC (“Pratt”). Pratt, however, … Continue reading

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Bonanni v. Horizons Invs., Corp., Index Number: 17029-05, 3/9/2016, (Emerson J.)

Injunctive Relief; Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Unjust Enrichment; Breach of Contract; Conversion; Misappropriation of MRI LLC’s Assets; Corporate Opportunities. By: Aaron Leaf | Senior Staff Writer Plaintiff Luciano Bonanni (“Bonanni”) is the sole owner of Plaintiff MRI Enterprises, Inc. (“MRI … Continue reading

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Blumenfeld Development Group, Ltd v. Forest City Ratner Companies, LLC, Forest City Enterprises INC., Bruce Ratner, Nassau Events Center, LLC, Index No. 50188/2016, 02/22/16 (DeStefano, J.)

CPLR 3211(a)(1); CPLR 3211(a)(7); Breach of Contract; Breach of Fiduciary Duties; Tortious Interference By: Diana Ricaurte | Staff Writer Defendants, along with their owner Bruce Ratner (“Ratner”) submitted a bid to redevelop Nassau County’s Nassau County’s Veterans Memorial Coliseum (the … Continue reading

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N.Y.S Workers’ Comp. Bd. v. Comp. Risk Managers LLC, Index No. 10288-09 02/11/16 (Platkin, J.)

Motion to Amend; CPLR 3025(b); Implied Indemnification; Governmental Entity; Assignee; Successor; Workers Compensation; Group Self-insured Trusts; 12 NYCRR 317.8. By: Angela Cipolla | Staff Writer Plaintiff is the governmental entity and successor to eight Group Self-Insured Trusts (“GSITs”). Plaintiff is … Continue reading

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Societe Anonyme Marocain De L’Industrie Du Raffinage v. Bank of Am. N.A., Index No. 653329/15, 2/8/16 (Ramos, J.)

Choice of Law; CPLR § 3213; Uniform Commercial Code (UCC); Independence Doctrine; Fraud By: Gregory Brown, Jr. | Staff Writer Societe Anonyme Marocain De L’Industrie Du Raffinage (“SAMIR”) entered into an agreement with Plaintiff to purchase one million barrels of … Continue reading

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