New York State Court of Claims

New York State Court of Claims
SECCATORE v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2017-045-040, Claim No. 125269, Motion No. M-90607

Synopsis

Administrator substituted in the caption.

Case information

UID: 2017-045-040
Claimant(s): JACQUES SECCATORE
Claimant short name: SECCATORE
Footnote (claimant name) :
Defendant(s): THE STATE OF NEW YORK
Footnote (defendant name) : The caption has been amended, sua sponte, to reflect the State of New York as the only properly named defendant.
Third-party claimant(s):
Third-party defendant(s):
Claim number(s): 125269
Motion number(s): M-90607
Cross-motion number(s):
Judge: GINA M. LOPEZ-SUMMA
Claimant's attorney: The Law Office of James V. Mattone, PLLC
By: James V. Mattone, Esq.
Defendant's attorney: Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, LLC
By: No Appearance
Third-party defendant's attorney:
Signature date: September 29, 2017
City: Hauppauge
Comments:
Official citation:
Appellate results:
See also (multicaptioned case)

Decision

The following papers were read and considered by the Court on this motion: Claimant's Notice of Motion, Claimant's Affirmation with annexed Exhibits A-C.

Monique Correa moves as limited administrator of the estate of Jacques Seccatore to amend the claim to substitute herself in place and instead of the deceased claimant, Jacques Seccatore. Defendant takes no position with respect to the present motion.

Jacques Seccatore commenced an action for negligence against the State of New York on or about November 18, 2014. Mr. Seccatore died on September 22, 2016 and Monique Correa was appointed as limited administrator of his estate. She was issued limited letters of administration on February 15, 2017.

Pursuant to Court of Claims Act 15, the Court grants the motion and directs that Monique Correa shall be substituted as claimant in her capacity as limited administrator of the estate of Jacques Seccatore, in place and instead of the deceased claimant, Jacques Seccatore. The caption is hereby amended accordingly.

September 29, 2017

Hauppauge, New York

GINA M. LOPEZ-SUMMA

Judge of the Court of Claims