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Operators of Waterpark Held Responsible for Patron’s Injuries

Sep 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

A Dutchess County Jury returned a verdict in favor of a man seriously injured in a 2007 accident at Splashdown Park in Fishkill, New York. The case now continues into the damages phase of trial for jury determination of the compensation to be paid for the man’s permanent injuries and disabilities. The evidence introduced during […]

Ulster County Jury Compensates BB Gun Shooting Victim

Mar 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

An Ulster County Jury awarded a significant verdict in compensatory damages to a 21-year-old who was the victim in a shooting case. She was shot through the right eyelid with a BB gun when she was in her teens. The BB is permanently lodged behind the victim’s eye, adjacent to the optic nerve, and cannot […]

New Windsor Councilwoman Files Defamation Lawsuit

Sep 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Bonnie Brennan, a Town of New Windsor Councilwoman, has filed a defamation lawsuit against members of the New Windsor Republican Party. The lawsuit, filed in Orange County State Surpreme Court, claims that campaign ads and mailings, made by her then opponent Jack D’Angelo, were defamatory and libelous, and wrongfully portrayed her as having a criminal […]

Court Dismisses Schmitt Lawsuit Against Roddey

Aug 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Political

A decision was announced this week by the Albany Supreme Court that a lawsuit filed by Colin Schmitt—alleging that Mayor of the Village of Goshen and Republican candidate for the 99th Assembly District, Kyle Roddey, collected signatures for his campaign that contained inconsistencies—was dismissed after its filing on July 24. Justice Eugene P. Devine, who […]

DOJ Housing Discrimination Lawsuit Settled in Rockland County

Apr 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Lead Article

U.S. ATTORNEY FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK SETTLES HOUSING DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT WITH ROCKLAND COUNTY LANDLORD Apartment Building Owner Admits that Former Rental Agent Did Not Show Available Apartments to African-Americans Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today a settlement of the United States’ lawsuit against […]

Online Poker Payment Processor Pleads Guilty to Laundering Funds

Jan 25th, 2012 | By | Category: General Interest

Ira Rubin a payment processor for the Internet gambling industry, pled guilty to money laundering, bank and wire fraud, and gambling offenses in connection with a scheme to deceive U.S. banks into processing hundreds of millions of dollars in online poker transactions. Specifically, he helped process payments for three of the largest Internet poker companies—Pokerstars, […]

Bank of New York Agree to Partial Settlement in Civil Fraud Lawsuit

Jan 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

A partial settlement of the civil fraud lawsuit the United States filed against the BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON CORPORATION (“BNYM”) that will require BNYM to reform certain business practices. Specifically, BNYM will change the disclosures it provides to clients about its foreign exchange services. Pursuant to the partial settlement, BNYM must disclose how transactions […]

Teachers and Student Charge Storm King School with Covering Up Student Rape and Discrimination

Jul 26th, 2011 | By | Category: Lead Article

Teachers and Student Charge Storm King School with Covering Up Student Rape and Rampant Discrimination Three former teachers and a former student are suing The Storm King School in separate law suits claiming that the school administration purposely covered up the sexual assault and rape of a 16-year-old student. Storm King, a private boarding school […]