Soma Mandal was on her way to work at a New York City hospital when she slipped on wet floor mats at the Pavonia station. She sued the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the Modern Facilities Services cleaning company.
A New Jersey appeals court heard arguments on Monday on a case asking whether the state Department of Environmental Protection should look out for the interests of business as well as the environment.
No ruling has been issued, but a federal appeals panel signaled Monday that it was leaning toward reversing a decision by a lower court that allowed for after-hours worship services in New York City public schools.
Former White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley, who stepped down after what he called an unjust domestic violence conviction, won a new trial Wednesday from an appeals court.
“This is a victory for individual New Yorkers and clean government and clean campaign finance,” said City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.
An appeals court turned down a challenge on Thursday from animal rights groups that the bear hunt plan was flawed.
Judge Nicholas Garaufis told prosecutors in Brooklyn that no more tax dollars should be spent on the case unless he gets a letter from Attorney General Eric Holder saying he still wants to seek death for Ronell Wilson. Otherwise, Wilson would automatically get a life term.
The decision is likely to affect dozens of schools where church services are conducted each week on Sunday.
Anderson Alexander had sued the city, claiming he accidentally shot himself in 2002 while leaning back in a faulty chair in Brooklyn’s 73rd Precinct. He retired from the force after undergoing several surgeries.
The court found the judge in Monmouth County did not commit any errors and the sentence given Clement Bilski Jr. was not excessive.
Joseph Bruno’s lawyers made the request with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan. The 81-year-old Bruno was sentenced in May to two years in prison for his conviction on two federal fraud counts.
An appeals court has ordered a new trial for Zachary Gibian, who was convicted of killing his stepfather with a samurai sword in 2006.