New York Court of Appeals News

Insurance Fraud Case in New York May Impact First Party No-Fault Benefits

A high-profile insurance fraud case on appeal in New York is being closely watched by fraud fighters across the country for the impact the decision will have on no-fault law. The case, Andrew Carothers, M.D., P.C. v. Progressive Insurance Company, …

New York’s High Court Rules on Joint Duty to Warn of Asbestos Danger

New York’s highest court has upheld court judgments against a steam valve manufacturer, citing its failure to warn of the dangers of using its valves with gaskets and packing that contain asbestos. The Court of Appeals rejected Crane Co.’s argument …

New York Court Examines Scope of Scaffold Law in 2 Injury Cases

The New York Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, ruled on two injury cases on April 2, examining whether the injuries in those cases fit within the scope of the state’s Labor Law 240, popularly known as the Scaffold …