• Yassin v. Blackman

    Publication Date: 2020-09-29
    Practice Area: Evidence | Motor Vehicle Torts | Personal Injury
    Industry: Transportation
    Court: Appellate Division, Second Department
    Judge: Justice Francesca Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Respondent: Brian J. Isaac and Jillian Rosen, of counsel, Chopra & Nocerino, LLP, Pollack, Pollack, Isaac & DeCicco, LLP, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Appellants: Jason Meneses of counsel, James J. Toomey, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 2019-04138

    Absent Proper Foundation Uncertified Copy of Police Accident Report is Not Admissible

  • Matter of Ferncliff Cemetery Assn. v. Town of Greenburgh

    Publication Date: 2020-05-27
    Practice Area: Land Use and Planning | Real Estate
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Appellate Division, Second Department
    Judge: Justice Francesca Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellant: Frederick W. Turner and Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP, William H. Mulligan, Jr., and James W. Glatthaar, of counsel, Turner & Turner, White Plains, NY.
    for defendant: For Respondents: Edward M. Lieberman of counsel, Timothy W. Lewis, Greenburgh, NY.

    Case Number: 2016-12854

    Sale of 12.5 Acre Parcel Was Affirmative Abandonment of Land's Use for Cemetery Purposes

  • Matter of New York Times Co. v. Dist. Attorney of Kings Cnty.

    Publication Date: 2019-11-26
    Practice Area: Government | Information Governance and Compliance | Public Records
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Court: Appellate Division, Second Department
    Judge: Justice Francesca Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellant: Al-Amyn Sumar of counsel, David E. McCraw, New York, NY.
    for defendant: Respondent Pro Se: Leonard Joblove and Morgan J. Dennehy of counsel, Eric Gonzalez, District Attorney, Brooklyn, NY.

    Case Number: 2018-08763

    CRU Final Reports Exempt From Disclosure Under FOIL Unless Subject Consents to Release

  • Evans v. N.Y.C. Transit Auth.

    Publication Date: 2019-11-14
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Personal Injury
    Industry: State and Local Government | Transportation
    Court: Appellate Division, Second Department
    Judge: Justice Francesca Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellant: Scott T. Horn and Lauren E. Bryant, of counsel, Dell & Dean, PLLC, Mischel & Horn, P.C., New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Respondents: Timothy J. O'Shaughnessy of counsel, Lawrence Heisler, Brooklyn, NY.

    Case Number: 2017-07925

    New Trial Warranted Due to Jury's Logically Impossible Verdict Against Weight of Evidence

  • Matter of Sierra Club v. Martens

    Publication Date: 2018-01-22
    Practice Area: Environmental Law
    Industry: Energy
    Court: Appellate Division, Second Department
    Judge: Justice Francesca Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Appellants (one brief filed): Richard J. Lippes of counsel, Lippes & Lippes, Buffalo, NY, Rachel Treichler, Hammondsport, NY, Gary Abraham, Allegany, NY, and Jonathan L. Geballe, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Respondent Joseph Martens, Commissioner, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation: Anisha S. Dasgupta and Bethany A. Davis Noll of counsel, Eric T. Schneiderman, Attorney General, New York, NY.; For Respondent Trans Canada Ravenswood, LLC: Yvonne E. Hennessey, Danielle E. Mettler-LaFeir, and Laura L. Mona of counsel, Barclay Damon, LLP, Albany, NY.

    Case Number: 2015-02317

    Water Withdraw 'Initial Permit' Issuance Not Ministerial Act Excluded From SEQRA 'Action'

  • Hahn v. Hagar, 2015-06560

    Publication Date: 2017-07-27
    Practice Area:
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    Court: Appellate Division, Second Department
    Judge: Justice Francesca Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For appellants: Allan B. Rappleyea of counsel, Corbally, Gartland and Rappleyea, LLP, Poughkeepsie, NY.
    for defendant: For respondent: Roderick J. MacLeod of counsel, Gellert, Klein & MacLeod, LLP, Poughkeepsie, NY.

    Case Number: 2015-06560

    Development Rights Are 'Real Property' Under RPAPL 1602; Stripping of Rights Not 'Expe

  • Village of South Blooming Grove v. Village of Kiryas Joel, 7410/2015

    Publication Date: 2015-11-16
    Practice Area:
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    Court: Supreme Court, Orange County
    Judge: Justice Francesca Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for the petitioners in Proceeding No. 1, Bryan Cave LLP, New York, NY. Attorneys for the petitioners/plaintiffs in Proceeding No. 2, Zarin & Steinmetz, White Plains, NY.
    for defendant: Attorneys for the Town Board of the Town of Monroe and the Town of Monroe, Dickover, Donnelly & Donovan, LLP, Goshen, NY. Co-counsel for the Town Board of the Town of Monroe and the Town of Monroe, Keane & Beane, LLP, White Plains, NY. Attorneys for the Board of Trustees of the Village of Kiryas Joel and the Village of Kiryas Joel, Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna LLP, Albany, NY. Attorneys for the respondent signatories to the annexation petitions, Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C., New York, NY. Attorneys for the Department of Environmental Conservation and the Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation The Capitol, Office of the New York State Attorney General — Environmental Protection Bureau, Albany, NY.

    Case Number: 7410/2015

    Cite as: South Blooming Grove v. Kiryas Joel, 7410/2015, NYLJ 1202742236705, at *1 (Sup., OR, Decided November 5, 2015) CASE NAMEIn the Matter of the Applicati

  • Ferris v. Yoon, 59627/2015

    Publication Date: 2015-10-22
    Practice Area:
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    Court: Supreme Court, Westchester County
    Judge: Justice Francesca Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for the plaintiff By: NYSCEF, The Hilpert Law Offices, Croton-on-Hudson, NY.
    for defendant: Attorney for the defendant By: NYSCEF, Carroll, McNulty & Kull L.L.C., New York, NY.

    Case Number: 59627/2015

    Cite as: Ferris v. Yoon, 59627/2015, NYLJ 1202740325639, at *1 (Sup., WE, Decided October 6, 2015) CASENAME Henry Ferris, Shine on Corp., and Horseshoe Hill Ro

  • Matter of Commandeer Realty Assoc., Inc. v. Allegro, 923/2015

    Publication Date: 2015-08-25
    Practice Area:
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Orange County
    Judge: Justice Francesca Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for the petitioners: Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C., New York, NY.
    for defendant: Attorneys for the individual respondents: Zarin & Steinmetz, White Plains, NY. Attorneys for the respondent Town Board of the Town of Blooming Grove: Hocherman Tortorella & Wekstein, LLP, White Pains, NY. Attorneys for the respondent Village Board of the Village of South Blooming Grove: Feerick Lynch MacCartney, PLLC, South Nyack, NY. Attorneys for the respondent Town Board of the Town of Monroe: Dickover, Donnelly & Donovan, LLP, Goshen, NY. Attorneys for the Village Board of the Village of Kiryas Joel: Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, LLP, Albany, NY.

    Case Number: 923/2015

    Cite as: Matter of Commandeer Realty Assoc., Inc. v. Allegro, 923/2015, NYLJ 1202735218206, at *1 (Sup., OR, Decided August 18, 2015)

  • Blanc Holdings LLC v. Midollo, 53462/2012

    Publication Date: 2015-07-29
    Practice Area:
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Westchester County
    Judge: Justice Francesca Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorney for the Plaintiff By: NYSCEF, Lawrence M. Gottlieb, Esq., Scarsdale, NY
    for defendant: Attorneys for the Defendant Washington Mutual Bank, FA By: NYSCEF, Parker Ibrahim & Berg LLC, New York, NY. Defendant By: Mail, Robin Midollo, Purchase, NY.

    Case Number: 53462/2012

    Cite as: Blanc Holdings LLC v. lo, 53462/2012, NYLJ 1202733251869, at *1 (Sup., WE, Decided July 21, 2015) CASENAME Blanc Holdings LLC, Plaintiff v. Robin

  • Matter of Mazzella v. Bedford Central School District, 50043/2015

    Publication Date: 2015-07-27
    Practice Area:
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    Court: Supreme Court, Westchester County
    Judge: Justice Francesca Connolly
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for the petitioner By: NYSCEF, Law Offices of Stewart Lee Karlin, New York, NY.
    for defendant: Attorneys for the respondent By: NYSCEF, Bond, Schoeneck & King, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 50043/2015

    Cite as: Matter of Mazzella v. Bedford Central School District, 50043/2015, NYLJ 1202732979499, at *1 (Sup., WE, Decided July 21, 2015) CASENAME In the Matter