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Commercial Litigation

Landlord’s Demand for Excessive Late Fees Compels Dismissal of Landlord’s Summary Non-Payment Proceeding, According to Queens County Civil Court

New York Summary Eviction Proceedings: Statutory Notice Requirement. In the New York metropolitan area, the vast majority of eviction cases are filed as “summary proceedings” in either Civil Court of the City of New York, or in a District Court if the case is outside of NYC.  Summary proceedings are intended to provide landlords with

Successfully Asserting a Claim for Fraud in a New York Lawsuit Involving a Commercial Contract

In countless commercial contract cases, New York courts have dismissed plaintiffs’ causes of action for fraud that are solely premised on assertions that a defendant entered into a contract without intending to perform its obligations.  These types of claims are deemed to be merely duplicative of a claim for breach of contract.  See, e.g., Yenrab,

Rapaport Law Firm Files Proposed Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of More Than 1,872 NYC Rent Stabilized Tenants

In 2017, attorneys Marc Rapaport and Meredith Miller of Rapaport Law Firm filed a proposed class action lawsuit against SKYC Management and Greisman Realty alleging that residents of fifty apartment buildings in Manhattan and the Bronx were victims of rent and security deposit overcharges. We are demanding financial damages and injunctive relief on behalf of

Brooklyn Supreme Court Ends Year with A Victory For Homeowners

Foreclosing Plaintiff is Deprived of Interest and Fees for Failing to Negotiate in Good Faith Although the foreclosure crisis may no longer be the subject of daily newspaper headlines, the legal safeguards that the New York legislature implemented at the height of the recession continue to make a difference in the lives of struggling New

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