NYLJ Eastern District Roundup

Posted: November 10, 2022 / Written by: Richard H. Dolan, Harvey M. Stone / Category Bankruptcy

Securities Act Claims, Vehicle Seizures, Plea Waiver

This column reports on several significant representative decisions handed down recently in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall dismissed plaintiff’s claims under §§11 and 15 of the Securities Act based on alleged failures to disclose COVID-related risks. Judge Ann M. Donnelly granted in part plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment in an action challenging Nassau County’s seizure of vehicles on constitutional grounds.