The city wants to toss out a class-action suit brought by drivers ticketed for illegal airport pickups, but the plaintiffs keep pressing for a trial.
Resolution of the long-pending legal case challenging ‘community preference’ set-asides could reframe which applicants get affordable housing — including a relative of the judge hearing the case.
Unreliable elevators continue to plague the system, disability advocates say — and the transit agency’s promise to improve overall access won’t come true for three decades.
Joseph Foster’s eight siblings planned to use the money for a reunion and memorial, but the city’s notorious estate court has held on to the funds for nearly a year.
Bypassing primaries, Democratic Party officials ‘backfill’ Civil Court candidates who have no chance of losing.
A couple who was double-billed for visits to get “free” COVID tests has filed a lawsuit Monday that could recoup millions of dollars from a Brooklyn-based physicians group. Sabine Schumacher and Linda Cunningham filed the class-action suit in Brooklyn Supreme Court against CareCube, seeking more than $10 million in damages — for anybody who was […]
Additional reporting by Allison Dikanovic and Josefa Velasquez The city is not just choosing a new mayor in November. This fall, New York voters must also decide on five proposed changes to the state constitution. Five ballot proposals are up for a vote in the general election on Nov. 2. They include questions on the […]
Emily Wu accepted Uber’s new terms of service in January without thinking much about it. The Brooklyn woman didn’t realize that the seemingly routine click on her phone would be used by the ride-share company in a bid to torpedo her ongoing lawsuit against the firm. In November, the 23-year-old college student filed suit against […]
A heart surgeon who worked at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn charges in a lawsuit he was fired after warning hospital brass about “significant shortfalls” in patient care that led to deaths. Dr. Robert Poston’s suit, filed in Brooklyn Supreme Court on July 28, follows three other whistleblower lawsuits against the hospital by two […]
Tuesday night brought an historic upset triggered by an insurgent candidate running against the Queens political establishment. No, not Tiffany Cabán — this one was a landslide. Lumarie Maldonado Cruz scored a resounding victory in the borough’s first primary for a civil court judge seat in over a decade, defeating the Queens Democratic Party’s pick, […]