Prima Facie Tort

In Gallas v. Chopard USA Ltd., No. 158114/2019, 2020 WL 4547124 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Aug. 03, 2020), the court granted defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s “prima facie tort” claim, as well as its motion for sanctions against plaintiff and plaintiff’s attorney under 22 N.Y.C.R.R. § 130-1.1. In this case, plaintiff seeks to…

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Today in Ferreyr v. Soros, a five-judge panel of the Appellate Division, First Department modified a trial court order, thereby dismissing all of plaintiff Adriana Ferreyr’s claims against her ex-boyfriend George Soros except for assault and battery. In her 2011 complaint, Mr. Ferreyr accused Mr. Soros of reneging on a promise to buy her an apartment and physically attacking…

Read More Court Dismisses All But Adriana Ferreyr’s Assault and Battery Claims Against George Soros
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