The New York State Senate Democratic Conference has joined forces with the State Banking Department, and lending and counseling institutions to help New York borrowers avoid unnecessary foreclosures. “Operation Protect Your Home” will bring lending institutions and housing counselors to New York City, Westchester and Nassau Counties in a seriesRead More →

Last week in Noghrey v Town of Brookhaven, 2008 NY Slip Op 01314 the Second Department ordered a new trial in case where the plaintiff claimed that the Town’s rezoning constituted an unconstitutional taking of his property. A jury had found in favor of the plaintiff, the but Second DepartmentRead More →

The New York courts have previously determined that nurses who have been negligently exposed to the HIV virus through a scientifically accepted method of transmission of the virus may recover damages for emotional distress because of the fear of developing AIDS. But one appellate court has limited the time periodRead More →