New York Court of Appeals News

New York's highest court rules for three-year statute of limitations in fraud case against Credit Suisse Securities

By Charmaine Little | Jun 20, 2018

ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The New York Court of Appeals has ruled on the statute of limitations in a fraud case filed by the state Attorney General's Office.

Court grants authority of New York entity to begin clean-up of FMC Corp. site, recover costs

By Glenn Minnis | May 15, 2018

ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The New York Court of Appeals has reversed a trial court’s decision in a dispute between the state environmental agency and a chemical manufacturing plant, paving the way for the clean up of a hazardous waste site in Niagara County.

New York Court of Appeals reverses lower court ruling in comparable fault suit

By Elizabeth Alt | Apr 24, 2018

ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – In a 4-3 split on April 3, the New York Court of Appeals reversed a decision from the Supreme Court of New York in what it called a perplexing issue of comparative fault in a suit by a former New York City worker who was permanently disabled while on the job.

Chef Kyle Connaughton's case against Chipotle dismissed

By Sara McCleary | Jun 2, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The New York Court of Appeals has affirmed the dismissal of a well-known chef’s case against Chipotle Bar and Grill.

N.Y. high court says it must dismiss Facebook appeals over user information

By Jessica Karmasek | May 19, 2017

In July 2013, a state Supreme Court issued 381 warrants directed at Facebook upon a warrant application by the New York County District Attorney’s Office. The warrants sought subscriber information and content from numerous user accounts in connection with a pending criminal investigation into allegations of widespread Social Security Disability fraud.

N.Y. treatment facility not liable for violent actions of former resident

By Sara McCleary | Feb 27, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The New York Court of Appeals has overturned a lower court’s decision about whether a substance-abuse treatment facility is responsible for the actions of a resident after being discharged.

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