This Week's Summaries

Phoenix Light SF Ltd. v. U.S. Bank National Assoc.

Purported Assignees Lack Standing to Sue Trustees Over Certificates on RMBS Trusts

Matter of Gonzalez v. New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

Board's Denial of Parole Annulled, De Novo Hearing Ordered by Different Commissioners

In re Petition of Release of Grand Jury Minutes

Unsealing of Grand Jury Testimony by 1950s Atomic Bomb Spy's Brother Is Explained

Sunshine Care Corp. v. Burkett

Proof Insufficient to Show Absence of Court Actions Within 18 Months After Debtor's Death

Zeitlin v. New York Islanders Hockey Club, L.P.

Request for Injunctive Relief Against Islanders Hockey Club in Proposed Class Action Denied

Matter of Steve Fiore-Rosenfeld v. Town of Brookhaven

Town Attorney's Refusal to Defend, Indemnify Ex-Councilman in Underlying Suit Upheld

Zirbes v. John T. Mather Memorial Hospital

Doctors Denied Disqualification of Patient's Attorney as Testimony Found Unnecessary

Elkind v. Revlon Consumer Products Corp.

Bulk of Claims Over 'Age Defying' Cosmetics Dismissed; Mislabelling Claims Are Preempted

Matter of S.K. v. H.K.

Court Finds Florida Best Forum to Determine Father's Claims of Constructive Emancipation

Adkins v. Stanley

Class Not Certified in Suit Claiming Bank Liable for Disparate Impact of Lender's Practices

USA v. Calderon

Evidence Insufficient to Find Get-Away Driver Guilty as Accessory After the Fact to Murder

Geico General Ins. Co. v. Class 1 Transport

Subrogation Complaint Dismissal on Collateral Estoppel Grounds Should Have Been Denied

The People v. Atkinson

Complaint Facially Sufficient; Constitutional Challenge Rejected, Dismissal Denied

Quinn v. McCabe

Continuous Representation Doctrine Inapplicable, Malpractice Suit Time-Barred

Orange v. Leake and Watts Inc.

Prima Facie Discrimination, Retaliation Not Demonstrated; Title VII Suit Dismissed

Federal Trade Commission v. Vantage Point Services, LLC

Evidence Supports Debt Collectors' Operation As Common Enterprise, Misrepresentations

Williams v. Swack

Balance Test Leads to Denial of §1983 Suit's Stay Pending End of Criminal Investigation

Benjamin v. Jewish Home Lifecare

Motion to Stay Medical Malpractice Litigation Pending Arbitration Denied

McCracken v. Verisma Systems, Inc.

Plaintiffs Lack Standing for Medical Records Overcharge Suit; Lawyers Paid for Records

Westreich v. Westreich

Stipulation Did Not Intend for Parties' to Rent Home During Exclusive Occupancy Period

Sagepoint Financial, Inc. v. Small

Ponzi Scheme's Victim Cannot Continue FINRA Arbitration Against Broker-Dealer

A & F Fire Protection Co., Inc. v. Feit

Panel Affirms Judgment Against Contractor For Repudiation of Parties' Agreement

Matter of Acme Bus Corp. v. County of Suffolk

Respondents Required to Use Competitive Bidding, Not RFP for Transportation Contract

Matter of Country-Wide Ins. Co. v. Progressive American Ins. Co.

Unilateral Mistake by Insurer Country-Wide Not Basis to Rescind Arbitration Award

Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage BD v. AM. Alternative Ins. Corp.

Insurer, Sewage Board Both Denied Judgment In Suit Over Treatment Plant's Collapsed Wall

Rutella v. Craig Scott Capital, LLC

Motion for Class Certification on Behalf Of All Unlicensed Employees Granted

Farrago v. County of Suffolk

County Established Entitlement to Judgment On Applicability of Governmental Immunity

F.TV Ltd. v. Bell Media Inc.

Canadian Firm's New York Contacts Do Not Support Jurisdiction in Trademark Dispute

Kogut v. The County of Nassau

No Error in Finding Corroborating Statements Relevant to §1983 Claim's Malice Element

Halfmoon v. General Electric Co.

Only CERCLA, Navigation Law Claims Survive In Suit Against GE Over PCBs in Hudson River

Kang v. Piao

Triable Issues Raised to Defeat Summary Judgment for Failure to Sustain Serious Injury

Arrowood Indemnity Co. v. Equitas Ins. Ltd.

FAA Holds Exclusive Procedures for Vacating Arbitral Award; Rule 60(b) Inapplicable

Matter of Adamis v. Lampropoulou

Father Consented to Minor Son's Removal From Greece, Retention in U.S. Thereafter

Conopco Inc. v. Wells Enterprises, Inc.

Lanham Act False Advertising Counterclaim Survives in Suit Over Competing Rocket Ices

Tanasi v. New Alliance Bank

Judgment Not Entered Against Defendants, Unaccepted Rule 68 Offer Did Not Moot Claims

Altman v. J.C. Christensen & Assoc., Inc.

Debt Collector Need Not Warn of Tax Consequences When Offering to Settle for Less Than Full Amount

USA v. Jafari

Government's Reduced $135,742 Restitution Award for Blue Cross Billing Fraud Explained

TCA Global Credit Master Fund, L.P. v. Puresafe Water Systems, Inc.

New York Court Declines to Afford Florida Judgment Full Faith, Credit

Bank of America, NA v. Maeder

BoA Has Standing to Sue for, Awarded Summary Judgment in Foreclosure Action

Tirado v. Board of Trustees of the N.Y. City Fire Dept. Pension Fund

Denial of Surviving Spouse Benefits Annulled; FDPF to Pay Firefighter's Widow Benefits

Jeddah Madison Corp. v. Steven Vornea 529 West 113th Street

Owner Granted Final Judgment, Tenant Awarded 35% Abatement on Rent Owed

40 Rector Owner LLC v. The City of N.Y.

Landlord Not Entitled to Summary Judgment On Liability, As to Use and Occupancy Claims

Posses & Chasan CPA'S, PLLC v. Chavarria

Order Granting Vacatur of Default Reversed For Failure to Rebut Process Server's Affidavit

Khan v. The New York City Health and Hospitals Corp.

Employee's Labor Law §741, Other Claims Barred by Res Judicata, Collateral Estoppel

People v. Colburn

Allegations in Supporting Deposition Found Conclusory, Granting Defendant Dismissal

USA v. Brock

Crack Distribution Conspiracy Conviction Reversed; Drug Transactions Only 'Buyer'

USA v. Marrero

Accidentally Marked Form Was Intended To Waive, Not Invoke, 'Miranda' Rights

Dunn v. BC Benjamin Auto Sales, Inc.

Panel Finds Certain Repairs Not Covered By Lemon Law, Reduces Buyer's Award

Matter of Brothers

Father's Petition to Change Son's Surname Granted as in Child's Best Interests

Tamarez De Jesus v. Metro-North Commuter Railroad d/b/a Metro-North Railroad

Metro North Found Entitled to Dismissal Of Worker's Labor Law §240(1) Claim

The People v. McKenzie

Motion to Set Aside Conviction for Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Denied as Unsupported

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Matrix Laboratories Ltd.

Pact With Drug Firm Not Breached by Health Body's Distribution of Generic Drug in Venezuela

Rosa v. USA

AEDPA's One Year Limitation Period Runs From Supreme Court's Denial of Certiorari

Farray v. Holder

Alien's DHS Detention Prolonged by Pursuit of Judicial Review of Final Order of Removal

Cioffi v. New York Sports Clubs

Member Barred From Recovering From Gym for Injuries by Assumption of Risk Doctrine

Guobadia v. Irowa

Claims of Forced Labor Violating TVPRA, FLSA Wage Violations Survive Summary Judgment

McCulloch Orthopaedic Surgical Services, PLLC v. Aetna US Healthcare

'Davila', 'Montefiore' Lead to Denial of Remand For Promissory Estoppel ERISA Payment Claim

Bailey-Huang v. Huang

Wife Awarded Physical Custody of Children And Child Support, But no Maintenance

Hermitage Ins. Co. v. Beer-Bros, Inc.

Personal Injuries Arose from Assault, Battery; Insurer Has No Duty to Defend, Indemnify

Chong v. Target Corp.

Fact Issues Exist on Target Store's Constructive Notice of Liquid Where Shopper Slipped, Fell

JMC Restaurant Holdings, LLC v. Pevida

Motion to Compel Subpoeana's Compliance Denied; Southern District Is Compliance Venue

Estate of Ramos

Objectant's Claims for Payment for Loss Of Son's Support Denied for Lack of Evidence

State of New York v. Marcello A.

'Floyd Y.' Inapplicable at Probable Cause Stage in MHL Article 10 Hearings

Jordan v. Corning Community College

Issue Exists if Police Training Academy Violated Settlement's 'Neutral Response' Requirement

The People v. Douglas

Prosecutors Fail to Show Exceptional Circumstances for Witness' Unavailability