Department of Consumer Affairs Default Decision Vacated Following Zealous Advocacy

A Parking Operations Company received from the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) decision that held that the parking lot contained more cars than were permitted under the issued license. The Parking Company retained ALBPC to try and reverse the decision and Pete Reid was assigned to the case. […]

2017-11-07T13:18:32+00:00 October 23rd, 2009|Articles|

Allegations of Mortgage Fraud Defeated at Deposition

One of the country’s foremost Title Insurance companies was brought into a lawsuit by the plaintiffs who alleged that they had been defrauded into selling their house. The Title Insurance company retained ALBPC to defend their interests and Pete Reid was assigned to the case. […]

2017-11-07T13:04:40+00:00 September 22nd, 2009|Articles|

Department Of Buildings Violation Dismissed in Bronx for Failure of Proof

A Building Management Company was issued with a Department of Buildings summons that alleged a failure to correct prior violations relating to sprinkler systems and issued repeat violations for the same failure. The Management Company retained ALBPC and Pete Reid was assigned to the case. […]

2017-11-07T13:11:43+00:00 August 28th, 2009|Articles|

Landlord Defeats Serious City Violations to Proceed with Sale

The Owner/Landlord of a historic building in downtown New York City was confronted serious City violations that alleged a failure to safely maintain exterior walls. The landlord was in the process of selling his landmark property and needed the violation to be dismissed immediately in order to move forward with the sale. The Landlord retained [...]

2017-11-07T13:06:40+00:00 August 13th, 2009|Articles|

State Allegations of Tenant Harassment Defeated

New York State made serious allegations against a landlord that they had harassed tenants in 6 different rent regulated buildings in New York City over a period of 8 years. The State made 35 allegations that included failures to provide services such as gas, electricity and heat, failure to properly control pests and failure to [...]

2017-11-07T13:07:14+00:00 June 19th, 2009|Articles|

Violations Dismissed As Respondent Did Not Produce Alleged Excessive Noise

The owner of a multi-million dollar car parking facility received a City violation which threatened to shut down operations. Specifically, the violation alleged that the noise from the parking lifts were in excess of the sound levels permitted by regulation. ALBPC was retained and Pete Reid was assigned to the case. […]

2017-11-07T13:18:58+00:00 June 17th, 2009|Articles|

Violations Dismissed for Failure to Prove Proper Mailing

The owner of a multi-million dollar car parking facility faced serious City violations which threatened to shut down operations. The violations alleged that there were more parking spaces than the certificate of occupancy permitted. The owner of the parking garage retained ALBPC, and Pete Reid was assigned to the case. […]

2017-11-07T13:08:28+00:00 May 5th, 2009|Articles|

Violations Dismissed For Failure To Name Business Entity Correctly

The owner of a multi-million dollar car parking facility faced City violations which threatened to shut down operations. This violation alleged that parking lifts had been built in an unsafe location. ALBPC was retained and Pete Reid was assigned to the case. […]

2017-11-07T13:09:05+00:00 June 5th, 2008|Articles|

Teen Wins $235,000 in Tangle with Hair Salon

It should have been a routine trip to the hair salon, but instead Samantha Chesney ended up so badly burned she needed plastic surgery. Now, the Staten Island teenager has won damages totaling $235,000 to settle a civil lawsuit, according to her lawyer. Samantha was 14 in 2004 when she walked into the Allure beauty salon, [...]

2017-11-07T13:19:31+00:00 May 21st, 2007|Articles|