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DOG BITES: Landlord Liability

New Yorkers love dogs.  But living in a large urban area where many residents have dogs has a potential downside- dog bites.  Sometimes a dog will escape an apartment or leave a property and, whether being frightened or simply aggressive, ends up biting someone.  Unfortunately, many of the dog owners in NYC are renters, do not carry insurance
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Justice prevails in Excessive Force case

Kings County, New York.  Our client was enjoying the J"Ouvert Festival with family and friends in Brooklyn, when the group was approached by police.  All the male members of the group were searched without probable cause and subjected to verbal abuse.  Finding nothing illegal, the police left, only to be followed by another set of officers who
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Driver Sorry For Mowing Down ‘Fog Of War’ Editor

By LAURA ITALIANO September 8, 2011 “I’m sorry! I’m sorry! I’m sorry!” He’d killed thoughtlessly; he’d denied responsibility coldly. Only when the cuffs went on at sentencing did reckless thug David McKie -- the petty-theft getaway driver who’d fatally mowed down a brilliant film editor on the Upper West Side -- reveal
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Myers, Singer & Galiardo LLP

Myers, Singer & Galiardo LLP