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NY Gov Vetoes Bill Imposing Liability on Homeowners For Inaction

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill imposing what sponsors said was a first-in-the-nation duty on hosts to “provide reasonable assistance” to guests they believe are suffering from a life-threatening condition. If they failed to do so, the proposed law would have made homeowners  “liable for damages for injuries sustained by such guest or for […]

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General Litigation

Nassau’s Foreclosure Clinic – A View From the Trenches

Every month since March 2009, Nassau County Bar Association attorneys have volunteered to assist Nassau homeowners concerned about mortgage foreclosure, helping over 2,000 families with advice and strategies to keep their homes during one of the worst recessions in modern history. Organized by NCBA members Caryle Katz and Gale Berg, the clinics are held the […]