Monthly Archives: August 2013

Landlord Tenant Lawyers Are Held Liable For Filing Improper Eviction

Kucker & Bruh, a debt collecting law firm relied on a client's records and mistakenly went after an 82-year-old tenant in an eviction proceeding. The Southern District of New York held the firm liable for Fair Debt Collection Practices Act damages even though the filing of the eviction action was a "benign" error and it [...]

By | 2013-08-14T13:25:48+00:00 August 14th, 2013|

SC&F In The New York Law Journal

Judge Finds Prompt Pay Act Limited to Undisputed Sums By Brendan Pierson July 30, 2013 A mandatory arbitration provision of New York's Prompt Payment Act applies only to undisputed invoices, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice O. Peter Sherwood has ruled. The Prompt Payment Act requires that contractors be timely paid for their services. Under most circumstances, [...]

By | 2013-08-01T21:25:59+00:00 August 1st, 2013|