15 Cited authorities

  1. Leon v. Martinez

    84 N.Y.2d 83 (N.Y. 1994)   Cited 7,309 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the allegations in the complaint and the supporting affidavits were adequate to withstand a motion to dismiss
  2. Goldman v. Metropolitan Life

    2005 N.Y. Slip Op. 8846 (N.Y. 2005)   Cited 559 times
    Holding that "there was no unjust enrichment because the matter is controlled by contract"
  3. Morone v. Morone

    50 N.Y.2d 481 (N.Y. 1980)   Cited 882 times
    In Morone, the New York Court of Appeals expressly reaffirmed the "long accepted... concept that an express agreement between unmarried persons living together is as enforceable as though they were not living together... provided only that illicit sexual relations were not `part of the consideration of the contract'" (citations omitted).
  4. Howard Leder v. Marshall Spiegel

    2007 N.Y. Slip Op. 5588 (N.Y. 2007)   Cited 181 times
    Applying "but-for" causation to legal malpractice
  5. Johnson v. Proskauer Rose LLP

    129 A.D.3d 59 (N.Y. App. Div. 2015)   Cited 65 times
    Finding plaintiffs adequately alleged fraud where they alleged defendants pressured them into a tax avoidance scheme to preserve a lucrative arrangement with a client
  6. White of Lake George, Inc. v. Bell

    251 A.D.2d 777 (N.Y. App. Div. 1998)   Cited 46 times

    June 11, 1998 Appeal from the Supreme Court (Ceresia, Jr., J.). This action involves claims of legal malpractice and fraud arising out of defendant's representation of plaintiff David R. White (hereinafter plaintiff) in a landlord-tenant dispute. Plaintiff operated a restaurant in leased commercial premises. The dispute arose when plaintiff objected to the landlord's imposition of a $12,929.60 pro rata charge for parking lot improvements, contending that the work constituted a capital improvement

  7. Carl v. Cohen

    55 A.D.3d 478 (N.Y. App. Div. 2008)   Cited 29 times
    Affirming dismissal of fraud claim as duplicative since claim failed to allege damages "separate and distinct" from malpractice claim
  8. Hyman v. Burgess

    125 A.D.3d 1213 (N.Y. App. Div. 2015)   Cited 13 times

    02-26-2015 Marita E. HYMAN, Appellant, v. Susan BURGESS, Respondent. Marita E. Hyman, West Edmeston, appellant pro se. Susan Burgess, Hamilton, Ohio, respondent pro se. DEVINE, J. Marita E. Hyman, West Edmeston, appellant pro se. Susan Burgess, Hamilton, Ohio, respondent pro se. Before: LAHTINEN, J.P., GARRY, ROSE and DEVINE, JJ. Opinion DEVINE, J.Appeals (1) from an order of the Supreme Court (Cerio Jr., J.), entered May 2, 2013 in Madison County, which, among other things, denied plaintiff's motion

  9. Benishai v. Epstein

    116 A.D.3d 726 (N.Y. App. Div. 2014)   Cited 13 times

    2014-04-9 Jack BENISHAI, appellant, v. Charles I. EPSTEIN, etc., respondent. Howard Benjamin, New York, N.Y., for appellant. Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP, Hawthorne, N.Y. (Lisa L. Shrewsberry of counsel) for respondent. REINALDO E. RIVERA Howard Benjamin, New York, N.Y., for appellant. Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP, Hawthorne, N.Y. (Lisa L. Shrewsberry of counsel) for respondent. REINALDO E. RIVERA, J.P., MARK C. DILLON, SHERI S. ROMAN, and ROBERT J. MILLER, JJ. In an action

  10. Kallista, S.A. v. White & Williams LLP

    27 N.Y.S.3d 332 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2016)   Cited 2 times
    Dismissing fraudulent concealment cause of action where complaint was "barren of any allegation that Defendants had a duty to disclose material information ... or any facts that would support the imposition of such a duty"