Victims of Gender Motivated Violence Protection Act

In Engelman v. Rofe, 2021 NY Slip Op 01321 (NY App. Div. 1st Dept. March 4, 2021), the New York Appellate Division, First Department, held that the seven-year statute of limitations codified in the “Victims of Gender-Motivated Violence Protection Law” (VGM) – which is codified as Chapter 11 of the New York City Administrative Code,…

Read More Court Holds That Seven-Year Statute of Limitations Applies to NYC’s Victims of Gender-Motivated Violence Protection Law
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In Haleigh Breest v. Paul Haggis, No. 161137/17, 9783, 2019 N.Y. Slip Op. 09398, 2019 WL 7196544 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., Dec. 26, 2019), the court addressed the following question: what must a plaintiff allege in order to state a cause of action under New York City’s Victims of Gender–Motivated Violence Protection Law (Administrative Code of…

Read More Court Interprets, and Finds Claim Stated Against Paul Haggis Under, the NYC Victims of Gender-Motivated Violence Protection Law
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Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Robert Reed recently denied defendant Paul Haggis’ motion to dismiss plaintiff Haleigh Breest’s complaint, in which she alleges a single cause of action – for violation of the “Victims of Gender-Motivated Violence Protection Act” (VGMVPA), codified at § 8-901 et seq. of the New York City Administrative Code – based on an alleged…

Read More Court Denies Paul Haggis’ Motion to Dismiss Plaintiff’s Claim Under the “Victims of Gender-Motivated Violence Protection Act”
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