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Top 5 Real Estate Attorney No-No's in New York

Andrew Lieb | Posted 09.25.2016 | New York
Andrew Lieb

You may have read in the news about attorneys who stole their clients' money, lost their license and went to jail. Yes, managing escrow money gets attorneys in trouble the most often. However, there are many other red flags that you should watch out for when selecting legal representation for your real estate transaction.

Neighbor Issues: You May Be Entitled to Damages for Your Neighbor's Noxious Odors

Andrew Lieb | Posted 04.07.2015 | New York
Andrew Lieb

Not only can the offensive smell be stopped, but damages may be available to you as the neighbor who has had to endure the offensive smell throughout its existence. In fact, the law in New York is not so extreme that it requires odors to adversely impact your health in order for you to have rights

Neighbor Issues: Snow Removal, Repair and Maintenance on Shared Driveways

Andrew Lieb | Posted 04.01.2015 | New York
Andrew Lieb

Unfortunately, the term "shared" is such an inexact state of being and only through first deciphering how the driveway is actually owned can the mutual obligations for maintenance be precisely determined.

PHOTOS: Fight Over Heiress's $300 Million Estate

Posted 10.08.2012 | New York

The $300 million estate of Huguette Clark, the reclusive heiress who once lived in the largest apartment on Fifth Avenue, is at the center of a thorny...

Federal Judge Rules On NYC Loitering Laws

Posted 10.05.2012 | New York

On Thursday, a lawsuit challenging loitering laws in New York City public housing complexes gained support to move towards a trial when a federal judg...

Harlem Woman Sues Doctor For Telling Her She Has HIV

| Posted 10.10.2012 | New York

By James Fanelli, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer NEW YORK CITY — A Harlem woman who didn't want to know whether she had contracted HIV is suing her do...

Lawsuit Claims Restaurant Allowed Celebrities To Smoke Weed

Posted 09.14.2012 | New York

A Midtown restaurant specializing in Chinese cuisine is being sued for allegedly allowing high profile clientele to freely smoke marijuana in the rest...

Soho Street Vendors Sue Over 'Illegal' NYPD Raid

DNAinfo | Posted 09.06.2012 | New York

TRIBECA — Five SoHo street vendors are suing the city for seizing their carts, tables and merchandise in a crackdown on Broadway this May that they ...

PHOTOS: Adorable Puppy The Center Of Bitter $500,000 Lawsuit

Posted 07.02.2012 | New York

A cuddly pomeranian and star of the website "Sammy and the City" is now the focus of a nasty lawsuit. The New York Post reports Sammy's owner Scott...

WATCH: NYPD Officer Charged With Lying About Man Trying To Run Him Down

Posted 06.01.2012 | New York

An NYPD officer has been indicted on felony charges for lying in an official police report about a man trying to run him down with his car, an alleged...

'8-Mile' Producer And Girlfriend Sued Over Dog Bite

Posted 04.18.2012 | New York

A new lawsuit is taking aim at movie producer Stuart Parr and his girlfriend Allison Sarofim for an injury allegedly inflicted by the powerful couple'...

Penis Dumplings Allegedly Served At Fancy Chinese Restaurant

Posted 04.14.2012 | New York

A Chinese restaurant in midtown is proving to be one classy joint, allegedly forming penis-shaped dumplings to serve to patrons -- but not before dang...

Staten Island Mother Suing City For $900 Trillion

Posted 02.07.2012 | New York

A Staten Island mother is suing the city for a staggering $900 trillion for allegedly wrongfully placing her two sons in foster care and claiming she ...