'Almonte' Highlights Dangers in Service on Municipalities and Appeals

, New York Law Journal


Anthony Viola, Andre Cizmarik and Megan Freismuth of Edwards Wildman Palmer explore the procedural history of a federal civil rights lawsuit filed in the Eastern District against, among others, the County of Suffolk and its Police Department, and the hidden dangers giving rise to its dismissal after the process server mistakenly served a state entity and the plaintiffs did not react to the county's failure to appear.

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