Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Home (page 2)

Tag Archives: Erie County

Supreme Court, Erie County — Pre-emption: In the Matter of the Air Crash near Clarence Center

Supreme Court, Erie County Pre-emption Federal Aviation Regulations — Standard of Care In the Matter of the Air Crash near Clarence Center 13176/2009 Justice Marshall Background: The defendants moved for an order directing that the plaintiffs’ claims be subject to ...

Read More »

Cyberbullying law enacted in Erie Co.

Cyberbullying, or the use of an electronic device for harassing or bullying a minor or student, is now an unclassified misdemeanor in Erie County, punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 and/or up to one year in prison. Erie ...

Read More »

Supreme Court, Erie County: Thomas J. Kennedy v. South Buffalo Railway Co.

Supreme Court, Erie County Thomas J. Kennedy v. South Buffalo Railway Co. Docket No. 2007-6115 Background: The plaintiff, a union electrician, collided with a South Buffalo Railway Co. locomotive after leaving his worksite at the Steel Winds windmill project on ...

Read More »

Supreme Court, Erie County — Credit Card Debt: FIA Card Services, N.A. v. Mahoney

Supreme Court, Erie County Credit Card Debt Creditor Standing FIA Card Services, N.A. v. Mahoney 2009/1163 Justice Dadd Background: The plaintiff brought suit to recover monies from a loan made through a credit card issued to the defendant. Specifically, the ...

Read More »

Family Health Care Decisions Act: In the Matter of Erie County Med. Ctr. Corp. (Doe)

Supreme Court, Erie County Family Health Care Decisions Act Do Not Resuscitate In the Matter of Erie County Med. Ctr. Corp. (Doe) Xx/11 Judge Michalek Background: The petitioner moved for the authority to withhold life-sustaining treatment from Jane Doe, an incapacitated ...

Read More »

Annulment: Lazar v. Lazar

Supreme Court, Erie County Annulment Fraud Lazar v. Lazar 2009/901303 Judge NeMoyer Background: The parties were married in 1998 and had two children. The plaintiff wife filed for divorce in 2009 and the defendant counterclaimed for an annulment of the ...

Read More »

Flags to half-staff for fallen Erie County soldier

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff on Friday in honor of an East Concord sailor who died in Bahrain on Sept. 7. Cmdr. James K. Crawford died in a non-combat related incident.

Read More »

Negligence: Wiechec v. Dolina

Supreme Court, Erie County Negligence Settlements — Court Approval — Workers’ Compensation Insurer Wiechec v. Dolina No. 2000/2407 Judge NeMoyer Background: In March 2000, Roger J. Wiechec commenced an action against John E. Dolina to recover damages for personal injuries ...

Read More »