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New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo recognizes law enforcement personnel for awards

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo recognizes law enforcement personnel for awardsSource: Office of the Governor  On December 6, 2018, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that eight officers from the Port Authority Police Department were honored with the New York … Continue reading

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New York Appellate Court Permits Use of Extrinsic Facts to “Clarify Ambiguous Pleadings” and Establish the Applicability of a Policy’s Auto Exclusion

On October 23, 2018, our Global Insurance Services group hosted an interactive webinar discussing states’ varying interpretations of what is considered “loading and unloading” in the context of a liability policy’s “Aircraft, Auto or Watercraft” exclusion. During that presentation, we … Continue reading

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New York City Passed Law Prohibiting Employers From Failing to Engage in the Interactive Process

By Edgar M. Rivera, Esq. In December 2017, by a vote of 48 to 2, the New York City Council passed by a vote of 48-2 Local Law No. 59 (2018), amending the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) … Continue reading

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Michaels & Smolak’s Historic Founder, George Michaels, Honored at the New York State Equal Rights Heritage Center

Most lawyers, whether they make their living representing personal injury victims or others, have a few heroes who inspire them to fight the good fight, to go above and beyond, and to be courageous warriors for their cause.  We at … Continue reading

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Can a Judge Defer the Sale of a Marital Residence in a New York Divorce?

There are several options when it comes to determining what happens with the marital home in a New York divorce. Of course, the court may award the home to either party and require the party receiving the home to buy … Continue reading

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