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New York Lawsuits

NY Probing "World Trade Center' Naming Rights Sale

AP | DAVID PORTER and MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 10.07.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is expanding its probe nationwide into the 1980s sale of the rights to the name "World Trade Center" to...

Woman Accused Of Enslaving Servant Guilty Of Keeping Illegal Immigrant

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.08.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- A hotelier's widow who had been accused of cheating an Indian household servant out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in salary and ...

NYC Agrees To Pay Nearly $10 Million To Abused Foster Kids

AP | TOM McELROY | Posted 12.07.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City will pay $9.7 million to settle a lawsuit by 10 disabled people who were fraudulently adopted by a woman and claimed they we...

Terminally Ill Woman's Father Ok'ed As Health Proxy

AP | Posted 12.10.2012 | New York

MINEOLA, N.Y. — A judge has given his blessing to an arrangement that ends a legal dispute between a terminally ill New York woman and her paren...

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 ...

Patti LaBelle To Pay $100K For Water-Throwing Tirade

AP | Posted 11.05.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — R&B diva Patti LaBelle has agreed to pay $100,000 to a Manhattan woman who accused her of hurling curses and water at her and her 18-...

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 ...

DA: Meteorologist Lied About Rape Claim

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A TV meteorologist told police she concocted claims of being attacked because she was under personal and professional stress and want...