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Posted: September 1, 2020

Answer to Amended Complaint May Contain Affirmative Defenses That Could Have Been, But Were Not, Raised in Initial Answer

On August 26, 2020, the Second Department issued a decision in Seidler v. Knopf, 2020 NY Slip Op. 04799, holding that an answer to an amended complaint may contain affirmative defenses that could have been raised in an earlier answer, but were not, explaining: When an amended complaint has been served, it supersedes the original... Read more »