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  • The Dram Shop Law and its restrictions against
    The Dram Shop Law and its restrictions against "guilty participation."

    Today's New York Law Journal has a tragic case that analyzed Dram Shop's bar to plaintiffs who are drunk themselves, and to derivative plaintiff's who "procured the plaintiff's intoxication." The case ...

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  • Dram Shop liability in New York: Control or Supervision Needed
    Dram Shop liability in New York: Control or Supervision Needed

    Another case resolved in today's New York Law Journal tests the reach of the Dram Shop Law (General Obligations Law §11-100). This statute imposes liability against any person who knowingly causes ...

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  • Welcome to our debt collection defense blog!
    Welcome to our debt collection defense blog!

    We are proud to announce the launch of our website and debt collection defense blog! Find our RSS feed here: /Blog/Entire-Blog-Feed/RSS.xml

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  • Back to the Relation Back doctrine
    Back to the Relation Back doctrine

    The relation back doctrine enables a plainitff to correct a pleading error by adding a new claim or a new party after the statutory limitations period has expired. The plaintiff must show that 1) both ...

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  • Dancing around the notice-of-occurrence clause
    Dancing around the notice-of-occurrence clause

    In the context of an insurer's duty to defend and/or indemnify, New York law holds that compliance with a notice-of-occurrence provision is a condition precedent to an insurer's liability. Two ...

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  • Charging lien determination -- U.S. EDNY
    Charging lien determination -- U.S. EDNY

    If you want to assert a charging lien in Federal court you better present itemized fee statements or invoices at your hearing or find yourself uncompensated. Keep in mind that a charging lien only ...

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