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Current Developments in the Commercial Divisions of the
New York State Courts by Schlam Stone & Dolan LLP
Posted: July 30, 2020

Service on Doorman at Address Shown in DMV Records Sufficient Service Despite Defendant’s Claim That He Did Not Live There

On July 17, 2020, Justice Borrok of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Kal Tire v. Vitale, 2020 NY Slip Op. 32355(U), holding that service on a doorman at the address shown in the defendant’s DMV records was sufficient service despite the defendant’s claim that he did not live there . . .

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Posted: July 29, 2020

Employers Should Scrutinize Non-Competes in Employment Contracts on a Case-By-Case Basis

To employers, having key employees sign non-competition agreements can be crucial to their business needs.  In today’s business environment, competition is fierce and in the information age, brain power and professional knowledge are indispensable business assets. On July 15, 2020, Justice Borrok of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in XL Diamonds LLC v. Rosen, 2020 NY Slip Op. 32354(U) regarding the enforceability of a non-competition agreement. . . .

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