On March 29, 2013, the Appellate Division, 2nd Judicial Department, Supreme Court of the State of New York ruled that the order denying the dismissal of the complaint, all relative to the foreclosure on the mortgage of Patricia Hamilton's home should be reversed. Ms. Hamilton's home in Westchester County was foreclosed upon in a foreclosure auction. She turned to the attorneys at Rubin & Licatesi, P.C. for help.
Long Island real estate lawyers Rubin & Licatesi, P.C. secured the dismissal of foreclosure proceedings on behalf of their client Mohammad Alam (Hon. Robert J. McDonald, NY Supreme Court, Queens County, Index No. 15637/08, 3/21/13).According to court documents, Rubin & Licatesi, P.C. showed that applicable law provided that if a plaintiff fails to follow the law concerning the entry of a judgment after default , the court has to dismiss the complaint as abandoned unless cause is shown otherwise. Plaintiff initiated a mortgage foreclosure action years ago which lay dormant and when action was started, the clients sought the legal representation of Rubin & Licatesi PC. The favorable decision resulted in the court's dismissal of the complaint against the client on June 27, 2013 and after continued litigation by the plaintiff Freedom Mortgage Corp., on November 19, 2013 the Court re-affirmed its earlier decision."In this case, as in many homeowners' foreclosures, our client's home and property were at risk, jeopardizing the foundation of their family life and adding to the struggles that so many are facing today. In our law firm, we focus on protecting the rights of homeowners. We are pleased to advise of the successful decision in this matter," said Richard Harris Rubin, Esq., member of Rubin & Licatesi, P.C.Richard Harris Rubin, Esq., who was admitted to the New York State Bar and U.S. Federal Courts in 1976, holds a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law (1975). His practice focuses on real estate law and contract and closing files, with a broad based interest in representing those homeowners and businesses fighting the ravages of mortgage foreclosure actions and providing his clients with a sense of financial and legal advocacy.During economically difficult times, many people face financial troubles and home foreclosures. With the help of the foreclosure defense attorneys at Rubin & Licatesi, P.C., you can get the second chance you deserve.
Imagine following all directions when using a generic prescription medication and suffering severe burns and near blindness triggered by a hypersensitivity to the drug. How would it feel when your New York products liability attorneys inform you that you cannot pursue compensation for your injuries simply because federal regulations apply different standards to generic drugs than to branded drugs? Although New York has its own product liability laws, federal regulations can supersede them in cases like this one.