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Livonia, Avon and Lakeville Railroad Corp. reverse stock split deemed fair (9672)

Did the defendants breach their fiduciary duties to the plaintiff when they recommended a reverse stock split and in fixing a “less than fair” value for fractional shares left over after the split≠ This was the issue before New York ...

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State found 75% liable for bicyclist's injuries

Was the state liable for claimant’s injuries incurred from a bicycle accident where defects in the road surface allegedly caused the accident≠ New York Court of Claims Judge Donald J. Corbett, Jr., heard arguments on the issue of liability in ...

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State found 75% liable for bicyclist's injuries (9615)

Was the state liable for claimant’s injuries incurred from a bicycle accident where defects in the road surface allegedly caused the accident≠ New York Court of Claims Judge Donald J. Corbett, Jr., heard arguments on the issue of liability in ...

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Petitioner’s driver’s license reinstated

Did the Department of Motor Vehicles err when it revoked the petitioner’s driver’s license a full year after the petitioner accidentally let his car insurance lapse and was involved in a car accident≠ In Stephen A. Hall v. New York ...

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Second hand smoke: Flight attendant to be compensated

A flight attendant, now 56 years old, won a $5.5 million compensatory damages award for her claims of chronic sinus problems stemming from more than a dozen years in smoky airplane cabins. This is the first lawsuit big tobacco has ...

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Traffic infraction resolved in motorist’s favor

Did the lettering on defendant’s windshield violate New York’s Vehicle and Traffic Law≠ Did defendant have a right to affix something to the top portion of his windshield despite the attempt of the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles to prohibit all ...

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Respondent not denied access to property

Does an easement between a property owner and a railroad company give the railroad permission to block the owner from his property≠ Does the easement grant the property owner continuous access to his property for one period and block access ...

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