Court: NY Supreme Richmond

In the movie “A Civil Action”, the protagonist says Lawsuits are war. And they begin the same way. With a declaration of war: the complaint. Examples of the litigation/war analogy are everywhere: war/fighting-related language and logo imagery are common features of attorney websites; law firms often have “war rooms”; tales of litigation exploits by experienced attorneys…

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Here is the complaint filed in Supreme Court, Richmond County (Staten Island) by firefighter Andrew Cannon against homeowner Kudar Uday. Plaintiff seeks recovery for injuries sustained while battling a fire at defendants’ house. At common law, the so-called “firefighter’s rule” in New York barred firefighters and police officers from recovering for injuries caused by negligence in…

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