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1. A MANHATTAN SUPREME COURT JUDGE HAS LEVIED A $317,000 SANCTION AGAINST A LAW FIRM

Sourced from newyorklawjournal.comA Manhattan Supreme Court judge has levied a $317,000 sanction against a law firm and two of its partners in a matrimonial case, saying they made “misrepresentations and knowingly false statements to the court.”Justice Ellen Gesmer, ruling in the five-year-long case of L.G. v. M.G., 310479/10, said Abe Konstam and Madeline Nisonoff, partners at Mallow, Konstam, Mazur, Bocketti & Nisonoff, had prolonged the litigation by bringing frivolous motions directing...

2. A. Cohen Law Firm Coverage On School Bullying Of Autistic Student

CBS New York: Family: School Didn’t Protect Son With Autism From Violent Bullying

3. A. Cohen Law Firm Files Second Suit Against BMW For Its Faulty Automatic Doors

A. Cohen Law Firm has filed its second federal lawsuit against BMW after its automatic-closing doors crushed another customer’s finger.The recently filed suit received coverage from several major news outlets, including the New York Daily News and the New York Post. It focuses on BMW’s faulty SCAD (Soft Closing Automatic Doors) technology, which shuts BMW car doors when they are ajar. The technology, however, has no sensor and will crush...

4. A.G. v L.G.

A.G. v L.G. 2015 NY Slip Op 51310(U) Decided on August 24, 2015 SupremeCourt, Essex County Muller, J. Published by New York State Law ReportingBureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431. This opinion is uncorrected and will not be published in the printed Official Reports.Decided on August 24, 2015Supreme Court, Essex CountyA.G., Plaintiff,againstL.G., Defendant.XXXWhitson & Rogers, Elizabethtown (Debra A. Whitson of counsel), forplaintiff.Anderson & Soloski, LLP, Plattsburgh (Tina J. Soloski...

5. ABUSIVE HUSBAND’S AWARD FOUND ‘CLEARLY INAPPROPRIATE’

Mark Hamblett03/28/2016Intimate partner violence should have prevented a judge from awarding a man more than $283,000 in fees and costs in an international child custody dispute, a federal appeals court said Friday.http://m.newyorklawjournal.com/#/article/1202753243950?kw=Abusive%20Husband%27s%20Award%20Found%20%27Clearly%20Inappropriate%27&cn=20160328&pt=Personalized&src=EMC-Email&et=editorial&bu=New%20York%20Law%20Journal&slreturn=20160228073641&_almReferrer=The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated the award under The International Child Abduction Remedies Act (ICARA) to petitioner Abdullah Naghash Souratgar, who had prevailed in a custody action against Lee Fair Jen over their son.Because...