Decisions

Federal Court Decisions

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Diba Family Limited Partnership, et al., Plaintiffs v. David Ross, et al., Defendants, 13 Civ. 06384

Split Causes of Action Bar Eviction Proceeding's Prevailing Party From Recovering Legal Fees

Practice Areas: Legal Profession , Attorney Fee Recovery , Landlord/Tenant Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. John Sorrentino, Defendant, 10-CR-252

Money Launderer Cannot Enjoin Sale of Forfeited 12.8 Acres of Property for $200,000

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , Civil Rights , Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Western District

Document Security Systems, Inc., Plaintiff v. Coupons.com, Inc., Defendant, 11-CV-6528

Firm Not Entitled to Damages for Coupon Maker's Alleged Use of Anti-Counterfeiting Technology

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Intellectual Property

U.S. District Court Southern District

Steven S. Novick, Plaintiff v. AXA Network, LLC, and AXA Advisors, LLC, Defendants, 07-CV-7767

Adverse Inference Jury Instruction, Motion Fees Granted as Sanction for Recordings' Spoliation

Practice Areas: Evidence , Spoliation , Civil Procedure , Motion Practice

U.S. District Court, Western District

Karl Niedermaier, Plaintiff v. Southern Tier Building Trades Benefit Plan, Joint Board of Trustees of the Southern Tier Building Trades Benefit Plan, Defendants, 12-CV-06448

Due to 'Artificial Implant' Exclusion Cochlear Implants Were Not Covered by Benefits Plan

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Employee Benefits , Health Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Lufthansa Cargo AG, et al., Plaintiffs v. Total Airport Services, Inc., Defendant, 12-CV-4869

Admissibility of Evidence About Similar Plane's Repair Should Be Decided at Trial

Practice Areas: Evidence , Admissibility , Transportation , Civil Procedure , Motion Practice

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Jeannette Fuller Hausler, as Successor Personal Representative of the Estate of Robert Otis Fuller, Deceased, on behalf of Thomas Caskey as Personal Representative of the Estate of Lynita Fuller Caskey Surviving Daughter of Robert Otis Fuller, and Jeannette Hausler, Plaintiff-Third-Party Defendants-Appellees Estate of Robert Otis Fuller, Frederick Fuller, Grace Lutes, Irene Moss, and Frances Fuller, Plaintiffs-Third-Party Defendants v. v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., Citibank, N.A., Royal Bank of Scotland N.V., FKA ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Bank of America Corporation, UBS AG, and Bank of America N.A., Defendants-Garnishees-Third-Party Plaintiffs-Appellees Dresdner Lateinamerika AG, FKA Dresdner Bank Lateinamerika AG, Abbott Laboratories, Inc., Petroleos De Venezuela, S.A., Fundacion Benfica Nicolas S. Acea, Pablo Alcazar, as Trustee of Fundacion Benefica Nicolas S. Acea, Mayra Bustaments, and Rene Silva, Jr., as Trustee of Fundacion Benefica Nicolas S. Acea, Third-Party Defendants Republic of Cuba, Fidel Castro Ruz, individually, as First Vice President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers and Head of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces, Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces, El Ministerio Del Interior, Defendants-Third-Party Defendants LTU Lufttransportunternehmen, LTU Gmbh in Care of Kirstein & Young PLLC 1750 K Street NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20006, Consolidated-Third-Party Defendant-Appellant Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Panama, S.A., Claimants-Appellants, Estudios Mercados Y Suministros, S.L., Philips Mexicana S.A. De C.V., Novafin Financiere, S.A., Respondents-Appellants Caja De Ahorros Y Monte De Piedad De Madrid, Premuda S.P.A., Interpleaders-Appellants Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co. Ltd. Third-Party Defendant-Appellant Aeroflot Russian Airlines, ADR Provider-Appellant Banco Santander S.A., Caja Madrid, Banco Espanol De Credito, Banco Santander Totta, S.A., Union Bancaire Privee, Banco Central De Venezuela, and Banco De Desarrollo Economico Y Social De Venezuela, Respondents San Paolo Bank S.A. and ING Bank N.V., Claimants*, 12-1264 (Lead)

Family of Man Executed in Cuba Denied Access to Blocked Funds

Practice Areas: International Law (Public) , Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District

In re: Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, et al., Debtor, 12-12321 (MG)

Ex-Dewey Partners Barred From 'Value' Defense

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy

U.S. District Court, Southern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Ross William Ulbricht, a/k/a "Dread Pirate Roberts," a/k/a "DPR," a/k/a "Silk Road," Defendant, 14-cr-68

Superseding Indictment Properly Includes Counts Asserting Alternate Liability Theories

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Lumen View Technology, LLC, Plaintiff v. Findthebest.com, Inc., Defendant, 13cv3599

'Octane Fitness' Factors Support Enhancement Doubling Lodestar Award Under 35 USC §285

Practice Areas: Legal Profession , Attorney Fee Recovery , Intellectual Property , Patents , Infringement (Patents)

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Boris Teichmann, Plaintiff-Appellant v. State of New York, Defendant-Appellee, 11-4973-cv

Complaint's Dismissal for Failure to State Claim Affirmed; 'Heck' Exception Issue Not Reached

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Western District

Catherine Schrauth Forcucci and Holly A Balaya, Plaintiffs v. Board of Education of Hamburg Central School District, Defendant, 14-CV-830-A

School Board Member Lacks Property Interest In Elective Office, Fails to State §1983 Claim

Practice Areas: Education Law , Civil Rights , Administrative Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Oleg Maskaev, Plaintiff v. Dennis Rappaport and Dennis Rappaport Productions, Ltd., Defendants, 12-CV-6008

Claims Under Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act Deemed Barred by Four-Year Limit Period

Practice Areas: Entertainment and Sports Law , Contracts , Labor and Employment

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Zareh Tjeknavorian and Alina Tjeknavorian, Plaintiffs v. Shant Mardirossian and Acorne Productions LLC, Defendants, 14-cv-5723

Filmmakers Did Not Transfer Copyright Interests In Film About Armenian Genocide to Its Funder

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Copyrights , Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Jeffrey Williams, Plaintiff v. Robert Carter, Investigator, Police Officer, NYS State Police, Princetown Station, Troop G, Zone 3, Defendant, 7:13-CV-382

Already in Custody for Burglary, Liberty Not Deprived by Arrest, Charges for Other Burglary

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Advance Watch Co., Ltd., Plaintiff v. Adam Pennington et al., Defendants, 13-CV-8169

Lanham Act, Loyalty Duty, Other Claims Survive In Action Over Watch Executive's 'Defection'

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Labor and Employment , Employment Contracts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In re Application Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §1782 of Okean B.V. and Logistic Solution International to Take Discovery of Chadbourne & Parke LLP, 12 Misc. 104

Documents' Production Unduly Burdensome, Intrusive on Law Firm; Subpoena Quashed

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Motion Practice , Evidence , Privileges , Legal Profession

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Security Plans, Inc., f/k/a Creditor Services, Inc., Plaintiff-Appellant v. CUNA Mutual Insurance Society, Defendant-Appellee, 13-384

Court Erred in Granting Judgment on Claim Absent Deciding If Firm Acted Arbitrarily

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Jeremiah Stone, Plaintiff v. Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant, 1:13-cv-00890

Law Judge Erred on Standard in Deciding If Intellectual Disability a 'Listed' Impairment

Practice Areas: Social Services Law , Social Security Compensation , Administrative Law , Health Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Ann Zeak, as Executor of the Estate of Steven Sullivan, Plaintiff v. United States of America, et al., Defendants, 11 Civ. 4253

Failure to Provide Expert Testimony About Care Standard, Breach Fatal to Malpractice Claim

Practice Areas: Torts , Health Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. et al., Plaintiffs v. Aereo, Inc., Defendant, 12-cv-1540

Judge Swats Away Video Company's Plan B

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Copyrights

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

William Duff, Petitioner v. Eric Holder, et al., Respondents, 14-CV-250

Habeas Relief Deemed Time Barred as Sought More Than One Year After Conviction Final

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , Appellate Law - Criminal , Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Diomedes Martinez-Done, Plaintiff v. Diane McConnell, in her official capacity as Assistant Field Office Director for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, et al., Defendants, 14 Civ. 3071

Detainee Claiming to Be Removable, If At All, Under INA §236(a) Is Entitled to Bond Hearing

Practice Areas: Immigration Law , Constitutional Law , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Analdo Samuel, Defendant, 08 CR 722

Sentences, Restitution Imposed in Mortgage Fraud Scheme, London Kidnapping Explained

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Vincent Turchio, Plaintiff v. Foremost Insurance Company Grand Rapids, Michigan d/b/a Foremost Insurance Company, Defendant, 14-CV-2685

Insurer Must Indemnify Boat Owner for Liability Arising From City's Action Over Bridge Crash

Practice Areas: Admiralty , Insurance Law , Policy Terms

U.S. District Court, Southern District

TTO Drilling Co., Inc., Plaintiff v. Judith L. Hopkinson, Defendant, 14 Civ. 996

Notes' Payment Cannot Be Accelerated While Partnerships' Duties to Holder Not in Default

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Creditors

U.S. District Court, Western District

Quintin A. Nowlin, Plaintiff v. Kelley Lusk, et al., Defendants, 11CV712

$3,663 Motion Expense Award, Divided Equally Between Defendants Is Reasonable

Practice Areas: Legal Profession , Attorney Fee Recovery , Civil Rights

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Craig Beem a/k/a Craig Jefferies and CKB Advisors LLC, Plaintiffs v. Noble Americas Corporation and Noble Group Limited, Defendants, 14 Civ. 2632

Dismissal of Breach Claims for Commission Based on Executive's Placement Explained

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Fraud (Contracts) , Labor and Employment

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Michael J. Goodman, et al., Plaintiffs v. AssetMark, Inc., et al., Defendants, 09-CV-5603

'Toice' Not Grounds to Reconsider Fiduciary Duty Breach Claim's Dismissal Under SLUSA

Practice Areas: Securities and Federal Corporate Law , Securities Fraud , Civil Procedure , Motion Practice

U.S. District Court, Southern District

HLP Properties, LLC, et al., Plaintiffs v. Consolidated Editson Company of New York, Inc., Defendant, 14 Civ. 01383

Refusal to Disqualify Law Firm, as Conflicted, In CERCLA Action Against ConEd Explained

Practice Areas: Legal Profession , Environmental Law , Residential and Commercial Real Estate

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Getty Images (US), Inc., Plaintiff v. Microsoft Corporation, Defendant, 14CV7114

Disable of Widget Shows Getty Not Irreparably Harmed; Preliminary Injunction Is Denied

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Copyrights , Infringement (Copyright) , Civil Procedure , Provisional Remedies

U.S. District Court, Western District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Jorge Quinones, Defendant, 13-CR-83

Drugs Defendant Denied Bail as 'Danger'; Charges Trigger Presumption of Detention

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

United States of America, Plaintiff v. Daniel Greenberg, Defendant, 12-CR-301

Credit Card Fraud Perpetrator's Renewed Bid For Acquittal Judgment, New Trial Is Denied

Practice Areas: Criminal Law , White Collar Crime , Fraud (White Collar) , Money Laundering

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Laurie J. Fine, Plaintiff v. ESPN, Inc., et al., Defendants, 5:12-CV-0836 (LEK/DEP)

Documents From Investigation of Coach Must Be Disclosed

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Discovery

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Mark I. Sokolow, et al., Plaintiffs v. Palestine Liberation Organization, et al., Defendants, 04-CV-397 (GBD)(RLE)

Bid for Pretrial Sanctions in Terror Case Is Rebuffed

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Discovery

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

People of the State of New York, Plaintiff v. Hilary Best, Defendant, 14-CV-3634

Action Remanded to City's Criminal Court; Court Warns Against Future Frivolous Filings

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

DHL Global Forwarding Management Latin America, Inc. et al., Plaintiffs v. Pfizer, Inc. et al., Defendants, 13-cv-8218

Insurer, Pfizer Entities Granted Dismissal of Suit Arising From Drug Shipment's Partial Rejection

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Jurisdiction and Service of Process , Transportation

U.S. District Court, Western District

Denise K. Krupa, Plaintiff v. Dunkirk Specialty Steel, LLC, Defendant, 13-CV-76

Sex Discrimination Suit Should Be Dismissed; Worker Fired Under 'No-Fault' Absentee Policy

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Sex Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Selvyn McLean, Plaintiff v. Wayside Outreach Development Inc., Defendant, 13-CV-2963

Default Was Willful, Is Denied Vacatur Despite Lack of Prejudice; Defense Legally Unsound

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Motion Practice , Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Age Discrimination

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Albert A. Nigro, Plaintiff-Appellant v. Mercantile Adjustment Bureau, LLC, Defendant-Appellee, 13-1362

Circuit Finds Debt Calls Barred by Federal Law

Practice Areas: Consumer Protection

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Elman Abramov, individually, and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiff v. I.C. System, Inc. and John Does 1-25, Defendants, 14-cv-4000

Collection Letter Could Leave Debtor Unsure If Dispute Requires Oral or Written Message

Practice Areas: Creditors

U.S. District Court, Western District

Ashley Hicks, et al., Plaintiffs v. T.L. Cannon Corp., et al., Defendants, 13-CV-06455

Motions to Reconsider Court Order's Rulings On Wage Notice, Pay Stub Claims Are Denied

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Motion Practice , Labor and Employment , Wages and Hours

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

In Re Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, 06-MD-1175 (JG)(VVP)

Practice Areas: Antitrust

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Long Side Ventures, LLC et al., Plaintiffs v. Adarna Energy Corporation f/k/a Ecosystem Corporation, et al., Defendants, 12CV6836

Novation, Satisfaction Defenses Are Rejected In Breach Suit Over Failure to Pay Debentures

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Evidence , Admissibility , Securities and Federal Corporate Law , Debt Securities

U.S. District Court, Southern District

David Hu, Plaintiff v. UGL Services Unicco Operations Co., Defendant, 13 Civ. 4251

Despite Prima Facie Case of Age Discrimination, Worker Was Fired for Poor Work Performance

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Age Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Western District

Jia Sheng, Plaintiff v. M&T Bank Corporation et al., Defendant, 12CV11031

Motion to Bar Evidence of Offer to Reinstate 'Remote' Job During Pregnancy Is Denied

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Pregnancy Discrimination , Civil Procedure , Motion Practice , Banking and Financial Institutions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

State of New York, Plaintiff v. Mountain Tobacco Company, d/b/a King Mountain Tobacco Company Inc. and Delbert Wheeler, Sr., Defendants, 12-cv-6276

Complaint's Dismissal for Lack of 'Minimum Contacts' Personal Jurisdiction Is Denied

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Jurisdiction and Service of Process , Native American Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

In Re Residential Capital, LLC, Debtor, 14 Cv. 2427

No Error in Proof of Claims' Disallowance, Expungement; Notice of Appeal Untimely

Practice Areas: Bankruptcy , Creditors

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Renaissance Search Partners, Plaintiff v. Renaissance Limited LLC, et al., Defendants, 12cv5638

Awards in Default Judgment Over Competing Executive Search Firm's Creation Explained

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Torts , Business Torts , Business Entities , LLCs and LLPS

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Michael T. Lawler, and Megan Lawler, Plaintiffs v. Globalfoundries U.S., Inc., and M+W U.S., Inc., Defendants, 1:12-CV-0327

Semiconductor Plant Subcontract Worker's Fall Is Labor Law §240(1) 'Elevation' Injury

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Torts , NY Labor Law Section 240

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Abcon Associates, Inc., Plaintiff v. Haas & Najarian and Haas & Najarian, LLP, Defendants, CV 12-928

Failure to Preserve Evidence, Despite Duty, Was Negligent; Spoliation Sanctions Denied

Practice Areas: Evidence , Spoliation , Legal Profession , Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Toto, Inc., Plaintiff v. Sony Music Entertainment, Defendant, 12-cv-1434

Amendment's 'Audiophile Provision' Sets Out Royalty Rate for Sale of Digital Downloads

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Intellectual Property , Entertainment and Sports Law

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Acumen Re Management Corporation, Plaintiff-Appellant v. General Security National Insurance Company, Defendant-Appellee, 12-5081-cv

Court's Rule 54(b) Certification Was Improper; Partial Judgment Addressed Only Single Claim

Practice Areas: Contracts , Breach , Appellate Law - Civil , Insurance Law , Reinsurance

U.S. District Court, Western District

Latoya T. Stackhouse, Plaintiff v. Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security,1 Defendant, 12-CV-6474

ALJ's Finding as to Disability Was Based On Incomplete, Insufficient Medical Record

Practice Areas: Social Services Law , Social Security Compensation , Civil Procedure , Judgments

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Boost Worldwide, Inc., Plaintiff v. Talk Til U Drop, Wireless, Inc., and Sam Deb, Defendants, 5:14-CV-86

Default Judgment, Injunction Granted Over Retailers' Use of Wireless Service's Marks

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property , Trademarks , Infringement (Trademark) , Civil Procedure , Judgments

U.S. District Court, Southern District

American Civil Liberties Union, et ano., Plaintiffs v. Federal Bureau of Investigation, et ano., Defendants, 11cv7562

Court Rules on Disclosure, In Camera Review Of FOIA Documents About PATRIOT Act §215

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Arlene Anita Sutherland, Petitioner v. Eric H. Holder, Jr., United States Attorney General, Respondent, 12-4510

Conviction Vacated for Rehabilitative Reasons Stayed Valid for Establishing Removability

Practice Areas: Immigration Law , Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Cory R. Fountain, Plaintiff v. United States of America, United States Department of Agriculture and Anwar M. Karim, Defendants, 8:13-CV-255

Scope of Collision Party's Employment Is Issue For District Judge, Not Magistrate Judge

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Motion Practice , Torts , Motor Vehicles , Personal Injury

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Christina Villavicencio Plaintiff v. Elif Gure-Perez, Defendant, 14-CV-0889

Weinstein Allows Reargument on Dismissed Case

Practice Areas: Civil Rights , Labor and Employment , Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Aafia Siddiqui, Petitioner v. United States of America, Respondent, 14 CV 3437

Judge Rejects Habeas Bid in Pakistani's Terror Case

Practice Areas: Criminal Law

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Mariah Re Ltd., Plaintiff v. American Family Mutual Insurance Co., et al., Defendants, 13-cv-4657

Contracts Provide No Basis to Return Reinsurer's Principal in Case Based on Catastrophic Storm

Practice Areas: Insurance Law , Reinsurance , Business Entities , Contracts , Breach

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Anne Bryant, Plaintiff v. Clifford A. "Ford" Kinder et al., Defendants, 14 Cv. 6637

Plaintiff Must Show Cause Why Fraud Action Should Not Be Dismissed for Lack of Jurisdiction

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Business Entities , LLCs and LLPS

U.S. District Court, Western District

Brenda Grasso, Plaintiff v. EMA Design Automation, Inc., and Emmanuel Marcano, Defendants, 11-CV-6549

Prima Facie Title VII Bias Claim Not Stated, Legitimate Reason for Job's End Not Rebutted

Practice Areas: Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Sex Discrimination , National Origin Discrimination

U.S. District Court, Northern District

Doris M. May, Plaintiff v. Ruby Tuesday, Inc., Defendant, 5:13-CV-170

Expert's Testimony Not Reliable in Suit Over 'Open, Obvious' Concrete Curb Stop

Practice Areas: Evidence , Expert Witnesses , Torts , Premises Liability , Invitees

U.S. District Court, Western District

Brendan Gilbert, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiff v. The Home Depot, Inc., the Home Depot Special Services, Inc., and Home Depot, U.S.A., Inc., Defendants, 13-CV-853

Issue of Home Depot's Collection, Remittal Of Sales Tax Is Question for NY's Tax Agency

Practice Areas: Taxation , Consumer Protection

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Plaintiff-Appellant v. Matrix Laboratories Limited n/k/a Mylan Laboratories Limited, Defendant-Appellee, 13-3437-cv

Breach Claim Is Revived in Drug Distribution Dispute

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Denis Galanis, Plaintiff v. The Harmonie Club of the City of New York and Christopher Carey, Defendants, 1:13-cv-4344

Oral Settlement Is Binding; Counsel's Authority To Settle on Client's Behalf Reasonably Believed

Practice Areas: Contracts , Formation , Labor and Employment , Discrimination , Age Discrimination , Civil Procedure , Settlement

U.S. District Court, Southern District

PDV Sweeny, Inc., et al., Plaintiffs v. ConocoPhillips Company, et al., Defendant, 14-cv-5183

Exhibits in Suit Over 'Option's' Use to Acquire Joint Venturer's Interest Are Partly Sealed

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Motion Practice , Alternative Dispute Resolution , Contracts

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Taurshia Simmons et al., Plaintiffs v. Ambit Energy Holdings, LLC et al., Defendants, 13-CV-6240

CAFA 'Local Controversy Exception' Applies To Suit Against NY Firm Over Injuries in NY

Practice Areas: Civil Procedure , Jurisdiction and Service of Process , Consumer Protection , Energy and Natural Resources

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

United States of America, Appellee v. Semyon Vayner, aka Sam Vayner, aka Semen, Defendant Aliaksandr Zhyltsou, Defendant-Appellant, 13-803-cr

Social Media Evidence Not Proper for Trial, Circuit Says

Practice Areas: Evidence , Appellate Law - Criminal , Admissibility

U.S. District Court, Southern District

Agrera Investments Ltd., Petitioner v. Vladimir Palant, et al., Respondents, 13 Civ. 8721

Court Explains Confirmation of Arbitral Award Arising From IPO's Failure

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution , Arbitration (ADR) , Contracts

U.S. District Court, Eastern District

Carol Knight-Hurney and Walter Hurney, Plaintiffs v. Suffolk County National Bank, Defendant, 14-CV-1092

TILA Rescission Right Inapplicable To Parties' 2012 Refinance Transaction

Practice Areas: Creditors