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Category Archives: Real Estate

What Reasonable Care Is Expected of a Homeowner?

As a homeowner, you have a duty to provide a safe environment for those who visit your home and your land. If someone is injured on your property and can prove that you were in breach of this duty, you may have to pay out a large amount of compensation. However, it’s important that you understand that you do not owe everyone the same duty of care. Depending on the person and their reason for being on your property, you […]

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2019
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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 Beats Boies Schiller in an Appellate Court Victory

At a Term of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court held in and for the First Judicial Department in the County of New York on April 30, 2015.   PRESENT – Hon. Peter Tom,                    Justice Presiding, David Friedman Richard T. Andrias Paul G. Feinman Barbara R. Kapnick, Justices.     —————————————X Kelly Coffey, Plaintiff-Respondent,   -against-                          M-6259 Index No. 114073/09 CRP/Extell Parcel I, L.P., et al., Defendants-Appellants,   Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, Defendant. —————————————X     Defendants-appellants having […]


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