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Held & Hines, LLP Wins Appeal On Defective Staircase Case

In the matter of Rakovsky vs. Rob-Lee Corp., the Appellate Division, Second Department ruled in favor of Held & Hines’ Client and found the following: DECISION & ORDER In an action to recover damages for personal injuries, the plaintiff appeals from an order of the Supreme Court, Nassau County (John M. Galasso, J.), dated March 14, 2016. The order, insofar as appealed from, granted that branch of the motion of the defendants Rob-Lee Corp., Bill Elliot, and William E. Rosenblatt […]


Held & Hines’ Wins Another Appeal vs. Country-Wide Insurance Company

HELD & HINES’ WINS ANOTHER APPEAL STOPPING COUNTRY-WIDE INSURANCE FROM DELAYING THE TRIAL OF A 95 YEAR OLD AMPUTEE.   Frances Melia, respondent, v Bishwanan Jagmohan, appellant. (Index No. 708307/15) Motion by the appellant to stay the trial on the issue of damages in the above-entitled action pending hearing and determination of an appeal from an order of the Supreme Court, Queens County, dated July 30, 2018. Upon the papers filed in support of the motion and the papers filed […]


Held & Hines Wins Another Appeal Against Boies Schiller & Extell Development

Coffey v CRP/Extell Parcel I. L.P. Annotate this Case Coffey v CRP/Extell Parcel I. L.P. 2018 NY Slip Op 03430 Decided on May 10, 2018 Appellate Division, First Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports. Decided on May 10, 2018 Richter, J.P., Manzanet-Daniels, Webber, Oing, Moulton, JJ. 6502 114073/09 [*1]Kelly Coffey, Plaintiff-Respondent, v CRP/Extell Parcel I. L.P., et […]


Held & Hines Wins Another Appeal On Mechanic’s Lien and Attorney’s Fees

Wang Jia v Kang Annotate this Case Wang Jia v Kang 2018 NY Slip Op 03317 Decided on May 8, 2018 Appellate Division, First Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports. Decided on May 8, 2018 Sweeny, J.P., Renwick, Mazzarelli, Gesmer, Singh, JJ. 104059/11 6477 6476 [*1]Wang Jia, Plaintiff-Appellant, v Edward Kang also known as Chih Shien Kang, […]


Held & Hines’ LLP Expands Into Larger Manhattan Office

On January 1, 2017, just three (3) years after opening their first Manhattan Office, the Law Firm of Held & Hines, LLP has expanded once again moving into a larger Manhattan office space. The new law office, with over 7000 square feet, is conveniently located at 370 Lexington Avenue (corner of 41st Street), Suite 800, New York, New York, just one (1) block from Grand Central Station. With triple the size, the latest technology, great staff and multiple conference rooms, […]



Held & Hines, LLP Wins Rare Federal Contempt Motion Against Former CEO of Property Shark

14-CV-9281 (VEC) ORDER —————————– X SANDY HUSSAIN, an individual, Counterclaim Plaintiff, -against- MDB LLC d/b/a GreenPearl Events and RYAN SLACK, : an individual, : Counterclaim Defendants. —————————— X VALERIE CAPRONI, United States District Judge: Counterclaim Plaintiff Sandy Hussain (“Hussain”) has moved for a finding of civil contempt against her adversaries, Ryan Slack (“Slack”) and MDB LLC d/b/a GreenPearl Events (“GreenPearl,” and together with Slack the “GreenPearl Parties”). For the reasons stated below, the Court now finds GreenPearl to be in […]


Held & HInes’ Real Estate Transaction Covered by NY Post

Suze Orman sells apartment at Plaza Hotel for $4M By Jennifer Gould Keil March 17, 2016 | 6:19pm Suze Orman’s apartment at Plaza Hotel. Photo: Corcoran Money maven Suze Orman just sold her one-bedroom apartment at the Plaza Hotel for $4 million, according to city property records. Orman, a TV personality who doles out financial advice, sold her home for above its $3.995 million asking price. The news comes as the Plaza Hotel is setto go on the auction chopping […]


Held & Hines, LLP Wins Civil Rights Motion in Southern District Court

POULOS v. CITY OF NEW YORK Email | Print | Comments (0) No. 14CV3023-LTS. TYSON POULOS, Plaintiff, v. CITY OF NEW YORK et al., Defendants. United States District Court, S.D. New York. January 19, 2016. View Case Cited Cases Citing Case Tyson Poulos, Plaintiff, represented by Philip Michael Hines, Held & Hines, LLP & Fred Seth Rosenberg, Held & Hines, L.L.P.. City of New York, Defendant, represented by Gary Moy, New York City Law Department & James Fredrick Horton, New […]


Held & Hines, LLP Files Class-Action Lawsuit Protecting the Elderly & the Disabled

Lawsuit Alleges NYC Landlords Push Out Seniors, Disabled Jake Pearson, The Associated Press Inspired by his own experience living in a New York City apartment building that was converted into high-priced condos, a 71-year-old lawyer and former state regulator is taking on developers citywide on behalf of seniors and disabled tenants. Walter Goldsmith, a founding partner at Goldsmith & Fass, claims in Joseph Quenua v. Carnegie Park Associates, filed late Tuesday, that landlords have ignored a decades-old law that requires […]


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