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Westchester County Roundup: January 2019


NOTABLE DECISIONS OF THE WESTCHESTER FEDERAL AND STATE COURTS Judge Román Grants in Part and Denies in Part Lyft’s Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff’s Complaint Alleging Disability Discrimination In Harriet Lowell et al. v. Lyft, Inc., No. 17-CV-6251 (NSR), 2018 WL 6250661 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 29, 2018), Judge Nelson S. Román granted […]

Westchester County Roundup: October 2018


Judge Román Denies Motion to Dismiss Complaint Arising Out of Classic Car Sale In Niedernhofer v. Wittels, 2018 WL 3650137 (S.D.N.Y. July 31, 2018), Judge Nelson S. Román denied Defendant’s motion to dismiss the Plaintiff’s complaint alleging rescission, breach of express warranty, fraudulent misrepresentation, fraudulent concealment, negligent misrepresentation, breach of […]

Practice Guide: ADA Website Accessibility Litigation


The last few years have seen an explosion of putative class actions under the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 12102 (the “ADA”) and parallel New York laws alleging discrimination against the visually impaired from inaccessible websites. In the Complaint, the blind or otherwise visually impaired plaintiff alleges that […]