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It’s Official: The Statute of Limitations Was Tolled, Not Suspended, During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Jarrett M. Behar Now that the Spring of 2023 is almost upon us, no one wants to think back to the time during the height of the COVID-19 Pandemic.  That includes the various Executive Orders issued by then-Governor Cuomo extending the expiration of statutes of limitations between the 228-day …

Samuel Bankman-Fried, Founder of Crypto Company FTX Trading and Alameda Research, Indicted and Arrested

By Thomas J. McNamara, Esq. Samuel Bankman-Fried, a/k/a “SBF,” the founder of crypto exchange FTX Trading Ltd. (“FTX”), and the hedge fund known as Alameda Research (“Alameda”) has been indicted on eight counts in an indictment unsealed by the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York.  SBF…

Is the COVID-19 Epidemic an Excuse to Break a Contract? as seen in HIA Reporter, September 2020

In the September issue of the Hauppauge Reporter, our Litigation Partner Jarrett Behar addresses questions related to contracts that were entered into pre-COVID. While there are no concrete answers to these questions, his review of past situations helps to anticipate how these issues may play out. To read more, visit: Behar, HIA, September…

Coronavirus Related Lawsuits: What We Can Expect

It is difficult to estimate the scope or underestimate the myriad ways in which the Covid-19 pandemic will affect litigation in New York.  We will soon see nearly every type of suit impacted by this crisis: employment, landlord-tenant, insurance, foreclosures, labor, contract, and naturally those involving healthcare work.  Indeed, actions…

McNamara Quoted in LIBN’s “Justice Gap”

  https://libn.com/2020/04/24/the-justice-gap/