• 2574 Bedford Apts. v. Sydney

    Publication Date: 2018-11-15
    Practice Area: Landlord Tenant Law
    Court: Civil Court, Kings
    Judge: Judge Marcia Sikowitz
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioner-Landlord: By Jason Green; Green & Cohen
    for defendant: For Respondent-Tenant: By Regina Gennari, Brooklyn Legal Services — Veterans Justice Project

    Case Number: 052782/2018

    Colorable Claim of Fraud Grants Tenant Discovery Past Four Years on Overcharge Defense

  • 205 W. 147 St. LLC v. Daub

    Publication Date: 2018-11-14
    Practice Area: Landlord Tenant Law
    Court: Civil Court, New York
    Judge: Judge Kimon Thermos
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Petitioner-landlord: By: Paul N. Gruber Esq.; Borah, Goldstein, Altschuler, Nahins & Goidel, P.C.
    for defendant: For Respondent-tenant Garret Daub: By: Ami Shah Esq.; Manhattan Legal Services, Inc.; Respondent Sarah Escarra appearing without representation, but with the assistance of Enrique Escarraz. III, Esq., an attorney admitted in the State of Florida.

    Case Number: 81704/17

    Tenancy Subject to RSL as Agreed-Upon Rent Below Deregulation Threshold Amount

  • Multibrands E. Setauket Re LLC v. Malenda

    Publication Date: 2018-11-14
    Practice Area: Landlord Tenant Law
    Court: Supreme Court, Suffolk
    Judge: Justice Jerry Garguilo
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Plaintiff's Attorney: James Eugene Clark, Babylon, NY
    for defendant: Defendant's Attorney: Pinks, Lipshie, White & Nemeth Esqs., Hauppauge, NY

    Case Number: 618813/2018

    CPLR 2218 Hearing Ordered to Determine Nature of Products New Tenant Sold

  • Grand Concourse Estates LLC v. Ture

    Publication Date: 2018-11-14
    Practice Area: Landlord Tenant Law
    Court: Civil Court, Bronx
    Judge: Judge Fidel Gomez
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Counsel for Petitioner: Caila & McKenzie, PC
    for defendant: Counsel for Respondents: Momodou & Marong, PC

    Case Number: Lt-900160/15

    Landlord Prevailing Party, Entitled to Attorney Fees in Commercial Nonpayment Proceeding

  • 147-25 N. Assocs. v. Xiao

    Publication Date: 2018-11-14
    Practice Area: Landlord Tenant Law
    Court: Civil Court, Queens
    Judge: Judge Clifton Nembhard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Petitioner was represented by Sontag and Hyman, P.C.;
    for defendant: Respondent was represented by Jennifer Quijano of The Legal Aid Society.

    Case Number: 78282/16

    Tenant's Payment of U&O Entitled Landlord to Immediate Trial, Not a Money Judgment

  • New York Law Journal

    Deregulation of Rent Regulated Apartments

    November 14, 2018

    With the Democrats poised to take control of the State Senate in January 2019, coupled with a Democratic Assembly, major changes regarding rent regulated apartments will be in the pipeline.

  • New York Law Journal

    Realty Law Digest

    November 13, 2018

    Scott E. Mollen, a partner at Herrick, Feinstein, discusses three cases: the landlord-tenant case “Morris v. Morris,” where the court found that a familial relationship required dismissal of the licensee proceeding and that an adoptive or biological relationship is irrelevant; “101 W. Owner I LLC v. 715-723 Sixth Ave. Owners Corp., which involved a special proceeding to confirm an appraisal award arising from a rent reset proceeding, and “Plotch v. Wells Fargo Bank,” where the court rejected the plaintiff's claim that he lacked notice based on the notary's illegible signature.

  • New York Law Journal

    Meaning of 'Regina' Decision Debated

    November 09, 2018

    There is simply no good reasoning to allow a landlord to use the rent from an unlawfully deregulated lease.

  • Nieborak v. W54-7 LLC

    Publication Date: 2018-11-09
    Practice Area: Landlord Tenant Law
    Industry: Real Estate
    Court: Supreme Court, New York County
    Judge: Justice Nancy Bannon
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 157084/14


  • New York Law Journal

    Manhattan Resident Claiming Emotional Distress in Doorman Assault Suit Can't Shield Mental Health Records

    November 09, 2018

    A state appeals panel said resident Steven Rosen “put his mental condition in issue by seeking to recover damages for emotional distress as a result of the actions alleged" in a complaint that alleged his doorman came after him with a wrench and used anti-Semitic language against him, among other harassing actions.