49 Cited authorities

  1. Sokoloff v. Harriman Estates Dev. Corp.

    96 N.Y.2d 409 (N.Y. 2001)   Cited 918 times
    Reversing dismissal of complaint seeking specific performance against builder
  2. McCoy v. Feinman

    99 N.Y.2d 295 (N.Y. 2002)   Cited 617 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Finding a stipulation of settlement is "generally binding on parties that have legal capacity to negotiate"
  3. Shumsky v. Eisenstein

    96 N.Y.2d 164 (N.Y. 2001)   Cited 320 times
    Holding that "the statute of limitations on legal malpractice claims starts running when the statute of limitations had expired on the underlying breach of contract action plaintiff's retained defendant to commence"
  4. Thoreson v. Penthouse Intl

    80 N.Y.2d 490 (N.Y. 1992)   Cited 393 times
    Relying on expressio unius, statutory language, and legislative history to foreclose expansion of listed damages remedies
  5. McDermott v. Torre

    56 N.Y.2d 399 (N.Y. 1982)   Cited 398 times
    Borrowing rationale from medical malpractice cases
  6. Ackerman v. Price Waterhouse

    84 N.Y.2d 535 (N.Y. 1994)   Cited 207 times
    Accounting malpractice tort action
  7. Williamson v. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

    2007 N.Y. Slip Op. 4719 (N.Y. 2007)   Cited 135 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Concluding that when auditor enters into engagement letter encompassing services only for a particular year, without contemplating further work as to that year, “the ‘mutual understanding’ required under the [continuous representation] doctrine d[oes] not exist”
  8. Borgia v. City of New York

    12 N.Y.2d 151 (N.Y. 1962)   Cited 399 times
    In Borgia, 12 N.Y.2d at 151, the Court of Appeals held that it would be "absurd to require a wronged patient to interrupt corrective efforts by serving a summons" on a physician or hospital.
  9. Glamm v. Allen

    57 N.Y.2d 87 (N.Y. 1982)   Cited 213 times
    In Glamm v. Allen, 57 N.Y.2d 87, 453 N.Y.S.2d 674, 439 N.E.2d 390 (1982), the court indicated that since it would be "impossible to envision a situation where commencing a malpractice suit would not affect the professional relationship, the rule of continuous representation tolls the running of the Statute of Limitations on the malpractice claim until the ongoing representation is completed."
  10. Greene v. Greene

    436 N.E.2d 496 (N.Y. 1982)   Cited 175 times
    Noting that there can be no ratification of an attorney's fee agreement unless the client "approved the acts of defendants with knowledge that she allegedly had a cause of action against them."