New York lawsuit News

Sirius XM Wins Dismissal of Turtles Copyright Lawsuit in New York

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. on Thursday won the dismissal of a New York copyright lawsuit over the satellite radio company’s playing of older songs by the 1960s band The Turtles and other artists, reducing the size of a related settlement …

New York Man Previously Acquitted of Murder Found Guilty of Insurance Fraud

A Hudson Valley dentist acquitted earlier this year of fatally poisoning his ex-lover’s husband has been convicted of fraud and theft. The Daily Freeman of Kingston reports an Ulster County Court jury on Tuesday found 49-year-old Gilberto Nunez, of Poughkeepsie, …

Exxon Heads for Courtroom Faceoff With New York in Climate Change Probe

Exxon Mobil Corp. is headed to a courtroom in New York for the first time to try to block the state’s demand for accounting documents about how climate change will affect its finances. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, probing …

Hartford Officials Refuse to Pay if Damages Awarded in Police Officer Lawsuit

Officials in the city of Hartford have reversed their position and now say they won’t pay damages that might be awarded against two city police officers in an upcoming trial over an illegal police search that ended with one of …

Berkshire Accused of Stealing Workers’ Comp Premiums in Manhattan Lawsuit

New York City-based Breakaway Courier Corp. has filed a lawsuit against Omaha, Neb.-based Berkshire Hathaway Inc. for an alleged illegal scheme to steal workers’ compensation premiums. A complaint against Berkshire Hathaway was filed with the state supreme court in Manhattan …

Napping Yankees Fan Files $10M Suit Against TV Announcers in N.Y.

A Yankees fan has filed a $10 million lawsuit in New York against two ESPN announcers contending they mocked him when he was caught on national television sleeping in his seat during a game at Yankee Stadium. Andrew Robert Rector …