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Posted: September 5, 2018

Dismissal for Failure to Prosecute Vacated for Failure to Give Required Notice

On August 22, 2018, the Second Department issued a decision in Deutsche Bank Natl. Trust Co. v. Bastelli, 2018 NY Slip Op. 05822, vacating a dismissal for failure to prosecute for failure to give the required notice, explaining: CPLR 3216 permits a court, on its own initiative, to dismiss an action for want of prosecution… Read more »