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Civil procedure

Chasm Hydro, Inc. v. New York State Dep't of Envtl. Conservation

New York’s highest court affirmed a lower court decision that denied petitioners, who own and operate a hydroelectric dam, a CPLR article 78 petition in the nature of prohibition to prevent the New York State Department of...

Nonnon v. New York, City of

New York 's highest court upheld a lower court decision denying a motion to dismiss individuals' lawsuit alleging that a city's negligence in creating and maintaining the Pelham Bay Landfill resulted in elevated levels of toxic...

Gould Elecs., Inc. v. United States

The court reverses a district court dismissal, for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, of battery manufacturers' Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) suit against the United States that sought contribution for a settlement agreement...

Concerned Citizens of Cohocton Valley v. New York State Dep't of Envtl. Conservation

A court dismisses two consolidated appeals that pertain to the construction and development of an interstate natural gas storage facility in New York. The first appeal was brought by the project developer who was concerned about the...