• Surrogate's Court, Bronx County
  • Nov 30 2012 (Date Decided)
  • Surrogate Holzman

ESTATE OF HERMINIO BRITO, Deceased — The administrator, the decedent's daughter, seeks to judicially account for the proceeds of causes of action settled in the Supreme Court, Bronx County (Green, J.) that are being held in her attorneys' escrow account.

The decedent sustained injuries at a nursing facility on December 24, 2008 and died intestate on December 26, 2008. The decedent's distributees are the petitioner and three grandchildren. The grandchildren and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance consent to the application, including allocation of the entire recovery to the personal injury cause of action.

The net distributable proceeds are to be paid to the distributees pursuant to EPTL 4-1.1

Decree signed.

November 30, 2012