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Tag Archives: Court of Claims

Inmate gets $53 for lost pictures

A state Court of Claims judge recently awarded a state prison inmate $53 — one dollar for each family photograph taken from the inmate’s cell during a search for contraband. Willie Williams, the inmate at Sullivan Correctional Facility in Fallsburg, ...

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Court of Claims workplace injury trial scheduled

The damages phase of a job-site injury lawsuit is scheduled to get underway July 31 before New York State Court of Claims Judge Renee Forgensi Minarik. Minarik has already decided that each side in the case is equally liable. “I ...

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Fourth Department — Court of Claims: Mosley v. State of New York

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Court of Claims Notice of Claim — Specificity Mosley v. State of New York CA 13-01780 Appealed from Court of Claims Background: After being injured in a slip and fall outside the Orleans Correctional Facility, the ...

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Fourth Department — Court of Claims: Torres v. State of New York

Appellate Division, Fourth Department  Court of Claims Notice of Intention — Accrual Torres v. State of New York CA 11-02472 Appealed from Court of Claims Background: The claimant appealed from an order that granted the defendant’s motion to dismiss the ...

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Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics — Court of Claims: Opinion 11-34

NYS Advisory Committee on Judicial Ethics Court of Claims Relative’s Claim Against a State Trooper Opinion 11-34 Background: A Court of Claims judge advises that his close relative was injured in a collision with an official vehicle driven by a ...

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Fourth Department — Court of Claims: Green v. State

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Court of Claims Subject Matter Jurisdiction Green v. State CA 11-00437 Appealed from Court of Claims Background: The claimant, a prisoner incarcerated at the Elmira Correctional Facility, filed a claim seeking damages due to “improprieties imposed ...

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