- SUPREME COURT, APPELLATE DIVISION, FIRST DEPARTMENT
- Dec 13 2012 (Date Decided)
- Gonzalez, P.J., Mazzarelli, Acosta, Romn, JJ.
8820-8821. KAIMCHAND DOODNATH, plf-ap, v. THE MORGAN CONTRACTING CORP. Defendants-Respondents-ap — THE MORGAN CONTRACTING CORP. Third-Party plf-ap, v. REGIONAL SCAFFOLDING & HOISTING CO., INC., Third-Party defres — THE MORGAN CONTRACTING CORP. SECOND THIRD-PARTY plf-ap, v. AWR GROUP, INC., SECOND THIRDPARTY def-res — AWR GROUP, INC., THIRD THIRD-PARTY plf-res, v. DIO RESTORATION, INC., THIRD THIRDPARTY def-res — Davidson & Cohen, P.C., Rockville Centre (Robin Mary Heaney of counsel), for Kaimchand Doodnath, ap — Conway, Farrell, Curtin & Kelly, P.C., New York (Jonathan T. Uejio of counsel), for The Morgan Contracting Corp. and Cornell University, respondents-appellants/ap — Cartafalsa, Slattery, Turpin & Lenoff, Tarrytown (Christopher J. Turpin of counsel), for Regional Scaffolding & Hoisting Co., Inc., res — MOUND COTTON WOLLAN & GREENGRASS, NEW YORK (PAUL S. DANNER OF counsel), for AWR Group, Inc., res — Order, Supreme Court, Bronx County (Kenneth L. Thompson, Jr., J.), entered September 1, 2011, which, to the extent appealed and as limited by the briefs, granted the summary judgment motion of defendants/third-party plaintiffs/second third-party plaintiffs The Morgan Contracting Corp. (Morgan) and Cornell University (Cornell) (collectively Morgan/Cornell) dismissing plaintiff's complaint and all cross-claims against them, denied Morgan/Cornell's motion for summary judgment on their alleged contractual indemnification claims against thirdparty defendant Regional Scaffolding & Hoisting Co., Inc. (Regional), and granted third-party defendant/third third-party plaintiff AWR Group, Inc.'s (AWR Group) motion for summary judgment dismissing Morgan/Cornell's second third-party complaint and all cross-claims against it, unanimously affirmed, without costs.