• People v. Ponder

    Publication Date: 2021-05-12
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Barbara Kapnick
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondent: Patrick J. Hynes and Andrew E. Seewald of counsel, Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., District Attorney, New York.
    for defendant: For Appellant: Brittany Francis of counsel, Robert S. Dean, Center for Appellate Litigation, New York.

    Case Number: 330/17

    Smell of Marijuana, Alone, Does Not Provide Probable Cause to Search Car's Trunk

  • Machado v. Gulf Oil L.P.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-31
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Trusts and Estates | Wrongful Death
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Barbara Kapnick
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondents: Stacy R. Klozow of counsel, Goidel & Siegel, LLP, New York.
    for defendant: For General Motor of NY, Inc., General Motor of NY, Inc. doing business as General Motor & Truck Repair, Inc., and Jernail Singh, Appellants: Lester Lee Chanin of counsel, Farber Brocks & Zane L.L.P., Garden City. For Jasjeet Walia also known as Jesse Singh, Appellant: Steven D. Ateshoglou and Athanasia Apostolakos of counsel, McManus Ateshoglou Aiello & Apostolakos PLLC, New York.

    Case Number: 303758/15

    Application of CPLR 208 Toll to Wrongful Death Claim When Child Is Distributee Explained

  • Aberger v. Camp Loyalton Inc.

    Publication Date: 2021-03-03
    Practice Area: Personal Injury | Premises Liability
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Barbara Kapnick
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellants: Mitchell D. Frankel of counsel, Sussman & Frankel, LLP, New York.
    for defendant: For Respondents: Eric J. Koplowitz of counsel, Hardin, Kundla, McKeon & Poletto, P.A., New York.

    Case Number: 155230/16

    Issue Exists if Operator of Camp for Disabled Failed to Keep Property in Safe Condition

  • Firemen's Fund Ins. Co. v. State Nat'l Ins. Co.

    Publication Date: 2020-01-02
    Practice Area: Insurance Litigation | Personal Injury
    Industry: Insurance
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Barbara Kapnick
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondents: Karl Zamurs of counsel, Kritzer Law Group, Smithtown.
    for defendant: For Appellant: Sherri N. Pavloff of counsel, Stonberg Moran LLP, New York, Tracy L. Frankel of counsel, and Farber Brocks & Zane L.L.P., Garden City.

    Case Number: 160195/15

    Apartments' Owner, Manager Are Additional Insureds Entitled to Coverage in Injury Action

  • Dua v. N.Y.C. Dep't of Parks & Recreation

    Publication Date: 2019-08-26
    Practice Area: Civil Rights
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Barbara Kapnick
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondents: Elizabeth Adinolfi and Kevin B. McGrath of counsel, Phillips Nizer LLP, New York.
    for defendant: For Appellants: Julie Steiner and Claude S. Platton of counsel, Zachary W. Carter, Corporation Counsel, New York.

    Case Number: 110344/10

    City's Limits on 'Expressive Matter' Vendors in Manhattan Parks Are Constitutional

  • Karwowski v. 1407 Broadway Real Estate LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-03-08
    Practice Area: Labor Law
    Industry: Construction | Real Estate
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Barbara Kapnick
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For appellant-respondent: Gregory J. Cannata of counsel, Gregory J. Cannata & Associates, LLP, New York.
    for defendant: For respondent-appellant: Sim R. Shapiro, Robert C. Baxter and Jennifer Warycha of counsel, Baxter Smith & Shapiro, P.C., Hicksville.; For respondent: David Weiser of counsel, Weiser & McCarthy, New York.

    Case Number: 595174/14

    All Needed to Trigger Indemnity Provision Was Claim Arising From Act by Tenant, Contractor

  • Estate of Calderwood v. ACE Grp. Int'l LLC

    Publication Date: 2017-12-22
    Practice Area: Trusts and Estates
    Industry: Hospitality and Lodging
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Barbara Kapnick
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For appellant: James T. McDermott and Ciaran P.A. Connelly of the bar of the State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Idaho and District of Columbia, admitted pro hac vice, of counsel, Ball Janik LLP, Portland, OR.
    for defendant: For respondents: Richard L. Mattiaccio and Paul Myung Han Kim of counsel, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, New York.

    Case Number: 650150/15

    Statute Did Not Override LLC Agreement; In Delaware Contract Governs LLC Members' Rights

  • The People v. F.B., 68001/13

    Publication Date: 2017-10-24
    Practice Area:
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Barbara Kapnick
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For respondent: Robert C. McIver and Rafael Curbelo of counsel, Darcel D. Clark, District Attorney, Bronx.
    for defendant: For appellant: Sharon L. Barbour, Jonathan S. Kolodner, Anjali V. Salvador and Alexander K. Theobard of counsel, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, New York. For amici curiae: Lisa Schriebersdorf, Amreeta Mathai and Runa Rajagopal of counsel, Brooklyn Defender Services, Brooklyn.

    Case Number: 68001/13

    'People' Not 'Law Enforcement Agency' When Demanding Eviction Action Under RPAPL 715(1)

  • Matter of Thomas v. N.Y. City Dept. of Educ., 100538/14

    Publication Date: 2016-11-01
    Practice Area:
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Barbara Kapnick
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Letitia James and Class Size Matters, respondents: Mark Ladov of counsel, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, New York and Laura D. Barbieri of counsel, Advocates for Justice, New York. Respondent pro se: Michael P. Thomas.
    for defendant: For appellants: Jane L. Gordon, Cecelia Chang and Richard Dearing of counsel, Zachary W. Carter, Corporation Counsel, New York. For the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators, amicus curiae: David N. Grandwetter and Marvin Pope, New York.

    Case Number: 100538/14

    Cite as: Matter of Thomas v. N.Y. City Dept. of Educ., 100538/14, NYLJ 1202771102132, at *1 (App. Div., 1st, Decided October 25, 2016) CASENAME Matter of Micha

  • The People v. Robinson, 4407/12

    Publication Date: 2016-10-06
    Practice Area:
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division, First Department
    Judge: Justice Barbara Kapnick
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For respondent: Hilary Hassler of counsel, Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., District Attorney, New York.
    for defendant: For appellant: Robert S. Dean of counsel, Center for Appellate Litigation, New York.

    Case Number: 4407/12

    Cite as: The People v. Robinson, 4407/12, NYLJ 1202769250000, at *1 (App. Div., 1st, Decided September 29, 2016) CASENAME The People of the State of New York,