The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said it was “simply incompatible with common sense and experience to hold that defendants were required to design and construct a building that would survive the events of September 11, 2001.”
Attorneys for one of the passengers on the Metro-North train that derailed in the Bronx this past weekend has announced plans to file a lawsuit against the railroad.
Judge Tanya Walton Pratt will hear arguments beginning at 2 p.m. at the federal courthouse in Indianapolis, Ind.
A New Jersey priest has filed a lawsuit, after the government shutdown meant Catholic services on U.S. military bases were halted.
An 11-year-old girl who had her foot and leg ripped apart on an escalator at the Macy’s inside of the Garden State Plaza in Paramus, N.J. was released from the hospital on Thursday.
The father of a 4-year-old boy, who shot to death a 6-year-old neighbor with his father’s unsecured gun, has rejected a plea bargain that would have required him to serve seven years in prison.
The lawsuit was brought by about a million angry customers who were without power for weeks in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.
The lawsuit, which is expected to be filed on Thursday, will seek to force the police and other agencies to explain how they came up with the security plan before anything is put in place.
Mayor Steven Fulop accused the Port Authority of using outdated or nonexistent agreements to avoid paying millions of dollars per year on properties it owns in the city.
A federal lawsuit filed by three local families in the Pine Bush community of Orange County claims the school district tolerates the harassment of Jewish students.
City Island residents pride themselves on living in one of the city’s few fishing enclaves. But, the aging bridge to the island is about to be replaced with a design that has some of them concerned.
A Brooklyn student has filed a lawsuit against the NYPD, after he said he was arrested for taking video of the outside of a police station, according to published reports.
A lesbian couple urged the New York State Division of Human Rights Wednesday to rule that an upstate wedding venue broke the law when it refused to book their wedding last year.
Plans for smartphone apps to hail taxis in New York City got the go-ahead Tuesday from an appeals court.
An actor on a popular HBO series who says he was stopped buying sunglasses because of his race at a Macy’s department store in the city has filed a lawsuit against the company.