50 Cited authorities

  1. Zahra v. Town of Southold

    48 F.3d 674 (2d Cir. 1995)   Cited 907 times
    Holding that plaintiffs asserting a municipal liability claim under § 1983 must prove, inter alia, the denial of a constitutional right
  2. Euclid v. Ambler Co.

    272 U.S. 365 (1926)   Cited 2,305 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a zoning ordinance that "greatly ... reduce[d] the value of appellee's lands and destroy[ed] their marketability for industrial, commercial and residential uses" constituted a "present invasion of appellee's property rights"
  3. Kurcsics v. Merchants Mut

    49 N.Y.2d 451 (N.Y. 1980)   Cited 593 times
    In Kurcsics, the court construed the phrase "first party benefits", contained in section 671 of the Insurance Law, as it related to no-fault insurance protection.
  4. Riley v. County of Broome

    95 N.Y.2d 455 (N.Y. 2000)   Cited 312 times
    Noting that though legislative history can be relevant when interpreting New York statutes, "the words of the statute are the best evidence of the Legislature's intent," and "[a]s a general rule, unambiguous language of a statute is alone determinative"
  5. Gernatt Asphalt v. Sardinia

    87 N.Y.2d 668 (N.Y. 1996)   Cited 251 times   3 Legal Analyses
    In Gernatt —decided after the legislature had codified Frew Run's holding in an amendment to the MLRL's supersession clause—the Town of Sardinia amended its zoning ordinance to eliminate all mining as a permitted use throughout the town.
  6. People v. Applied Card

    2008 N.Y. Slip Op. 5780 (N.Y. 2008)   Cited 151 times
    Affirming award of $1.3 million in restitution and damages and $7.9 million in penalties in a § 63 action under N.Y. Gen. Bus. L. §§ 349, 350
  7. Balbuena v. IDR Realty LLC

    2006 N.Y. Slip Op. 1248 (N.Y. 2006)   Cited 124 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "plaintiffs' status as aliens who are not legally authorized to work in the United States" did not preclude their recovery of lost earning in their suit to recover for injuries sustained as a result of defendants' purported violations of state Labor Law
  8. Albany Bldrs. v. Guilderland

    74 N.Y.2d 372 (N.Y. 1989)   Cited 145 times
    Holding Guilderland's local law was preempted by New York state law which provided a comprehensive scheme for funding road construction
  9. Consolidated Edison Co. of New York, Inc. v. Town of Red Hook

    60 N.Y.2d 99 (N.Y. 1983)   Cited 165 times
    Holding state had preempted local regulation regarding the siting of major steam electric-generating plants
  10. DiMichel v. S. Buffalo Ry. Co.

    80 N.Y.2d 184 (N.Y. 1992)   Cited 117 times
    In DiMichel v. South Buffalo Ry. Co. (80 N.Y.2d 184, cert denied sub nom. Poole v. Consolidated Rail Corp., 510 U.S. 816), the Court of Appeals confronted the issue of whether films prepared by a defendant in a personal injury action were discoverable by a plaintiff before trial.