Whenever we hear about “lawyer,” our minds immediately conclude that a person works under the law by profession. When we do or work on something that has to do with legal concerns, we call our lawyers, public or not, for legal advice. Be it for lawful property purposes to something severe scenarios and injuries. Just like how books have their genres, the lawyers have categories too. They aren’t like teachers in a profession that teaches anything. A lawyer studies and […]
Held & Hines, LLP Wins Appeal On Defective Staircase Case In the matter of Rakovsky vs. Rob-Lee Corp., the Appellate Division, Second Department ruled in favor of Held & Hines’ Client and found the following: DECISION & ORDER In an action to recover damages for personal injuries, the plaintiff appeals from an order of the Supreme Court, Nassau County (John M. Galasso, J.), dated March 14, 2016. The order, insofar as appealed from, granted that branch of the motion of […]
Held & Hines Wins Another Appeal On Mechanic’s Lien and Attorney’s Fees Wang Jia v Kang Wang Jia v Kang 2018 NY Slip Op 03317 Decided on May 8, 2018 Appellate Division, First Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports. Decided on May 8, 2018 Sweeny, J.P., Renwick, Mazzarelli, Gesmer, Singh, JJ. 104059/11 6477 6476 [*1]Wang Jia, Plaintiff-Appellant, […]
Held & Hines, LLP Wins Rare Federal Contempt Motion Against Former CEO of Property Shark 14-CV-9281 (VEC) ORDER —————————– X SANDY HUSSAIN, an individual, Counterclaim Plaintiff, -against- MDB LLC d/b/a GreenPearl Events and RYAN SLACK, : an individual, : Counterclaim Defendants. —————————— X VALERIE CAPRONI, United States District Judge: Counterclaim Plaintiff Sandy Hussain (“Hussain”) has moved for a finding of civil contempt against her adversaries, Ryan Slack (“Slack”) and MDB LLC d/b/a GreenPearl Events (“GreenPearl,” and together with Slack the […]
Held & Hines LLP Wins Again in The Appellate Division- Re: Post-Judgment Interest Applies to Breach of Contract Disputes Coffey v CRP/Extell Parcel I, L.P.Annotate this Case Coffey v CRP/Extell Parcel I, L.P. 2014 NY Slip Op 08108 Decided on November 20, 2014 Appellate Division, First Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports. Decided on November 20, 2014 […]
Held & Hines, LLP Wins in the Court of Appeals: New York’s Highest Court 9/14/14 Coffey v CRP/Extell Parcel I, L.P. In a breach of contract case, New York’s Highest Court ruled in favor of the plaintiff, Kelly Coffey, represented by the law firm of Held & Hines LLP. Defendants’.Motion for leave to appeal dismissed upon the ground that the order sought to be appealed from does not finally determine the action within the meaning of the Constitution. .