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Westchester Quarterly Roundup: Notable Decisions of the Westchester County Federal and State Courts

Blog: The Westchester Litigator

Judge Román Grants Third-Party Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss in its Entirety In Blackhawk Development, LLC v. Krusinski Co., 19-CV-5590 (NRS), 2021 WL 1225917 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 31, 2021), the plaintiff, Blackhawk Development, LLC, brought suit against the defendant, Krusinski Construction Company (Krusinski), alleging breach of contract, breach of warranty, and negligence […]

“Knock-Knock, I Know You’re in There”: Willful Unresponsiveness and the Imposition of Sanctions under FRCP Rule 37

Blog: The Westchester Litigator

To function effectively, our litigation system requires cooperation, communication, and good faith among parties and counsel. When those do not occur, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure give the courts broad discretion to impose sanctions under Rule 37. What sanctions are appropriate when an attorney tries to comply with his […]