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Posted: September 20, 2021

Attorneys’ Fees Improperly Awarded Because Plaintiffs Were Not Prevailing or Successful Parties

On August 25, 2021, the Second Department issued a decision in Kefalas v. Valiotis, 2021 NY Slip Op. 04750, modifying an award of attorneys’ fees and holding: [T]he Supreme Court should not have awarded attorneys’ fees to the plaintiffs under the terms of the 2012 Purchase Agreement. That provision only allows for an award of... Read more »

Posted: March 11, 2019

Priority of Coverage Determined By “Other Insurance” Clauses of Applicable Policies

On February 20, 2019, Justice Lebovits of the New York County Supreme Court issued a decision in Flintlock Constr. Servs. LLC v. Technology Ins. Co., 2019 NY Slip Op 30392(U), examining the “other insurance” clauses of two applicable insurance policies to determine the priority of coverage. In some cases, more than one insurance policy may... Read more »