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Score: 737 November 26, 2019 2019-058-035 : HOOKS v. STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-058-035, Claim No. NONE, Motion No. M-93641 M-93641
Motion for late claim relief denied in part as unnecessary and otherwise denied as lacking merit; Motion for assignment of counsel denied.
Score: 449 November 26, 2019 2019-040-128 : AKBAR v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-128, Claim No. 126370 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 26, 2019 2019-040-126 : WILLIAMS v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-126, Claim No. 126020 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 26, 2019 2019-040-127 : MITCHELL v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-127, Claim No. 126076, Motion No. M-94702 M-94702
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim. Motion denied as moot.
Score: 449 November 26, 2019 2019-040-133 : MARTINEZ v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-133, Claim No. 128153 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 26, 2019 2019-040-132 : RODRIGUEZ v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-132, Claim No. 126705 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 26, 2019 2019-040-131 : MORGAN v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-131, Claim No. 126665 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 26, 2019 2019-040-130 : BLANDING v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-130, Claim No. 126589 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 26, 2019 2019-040-129 : WILLIAMS v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-129, Claim No. 126482 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 347 November 22, 2019 2019-038-114 : ROSS v. STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-038-114, Claim No. 125300 
Score: 449 November 19, 2019 2019-040-121 : BLYDEN v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-121, Claim No. 124338 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 19, 2019 2019-040-112 : VAN HOESEN v. STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-112, Claim No. 111149 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 19, 2019 2019-040-113 : RODRIGUEZ v. STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-113, Claim No. 116161 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 19, 2019 2019-040-114 : HARRIS v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-114, Claim No. 121916 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 19, 2019 2019-040-115 : CORTIJO v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-115, Claim No. 121976 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 19, 2019 2019-040-116 : RUISI v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-116, Claim No. 122016 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 19, 2019 2019-040-118 : TURNER v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-118, Claim No. 123188 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 19, 2019 2019-040-119 : ASHLEY v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-119, Claim No. 123297 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 19, 2019 2019-040-120 : ANDERSON v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-120, Claim No. 124239 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 537 November 19, 2019 2019-040-125 : CASANOVA v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-125, Claim No. 128001 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 19, 2019 2019-040-124 : JIMENEZ v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-124, Claim No. 125579 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 19, 2019 2019-040-123 : WHITNEY v. STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-123, Claim No. 125200 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 449 November 19, 2019 2019-040-122 : TURNER v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-122, Claim No. 124377 
Claim dismissed for failure to appear at Trial and prosecute the Claim.
Score: 600 November 18, 2019 2019-059-031 : PAULINO v. CUNY and NEW YORK CITY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY , # 2019-059-031, Claim No. 133579, Motion No. M-94737 M-94737
Score: 347 November 14, 2019 2019-054-089 : BLUNT v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-054-089, Claim No. 129857 
Inmate bailment, bench decsiion
Score: 388 November 13, 2019 2019-059-027 : RICKMAN v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-059-027, Claim No. 128352 
Score: 388 November 13, 2019 2019-059-026 : BURKS v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-059-026, Claim No. 129493 
Score: 475 November 13, 2019 2019-041-505 : JOHNSON v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-041-505, Claim No. 129591, Motion No. M-93996 M-93996
Claim alleging that defendant negligently failed to protect claimant from assault by fellow inmate is dismissed after trial where evidence showed that the attack upon claimant was sudden and unprovoked and further showed that claimant had denied any enemies in the prison system, denied any enemies at Clinton Correctional Facility (CCF), had no fear for his safety at CCF, denied any need for protective custody both before and after the attack and denied ever seeing or knowing the inmate-assailant, either before or after the attack.
Score: 388 November 12, 2019 2019-059-023 : WARD v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-059-023, Claim No. 127984 
Score: 388 November 12, 2019 2019-059-024 : v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-059-024, Claim No. 128746 
Score: 475 November 8, 2019 2019-040-109 : SMITH v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-109, Claim No. 126158 
Claim dismissed for failure to prosecute as pro se Claimant failed to appear on Trial date.
Score: 518 November 7, 2019 2019-054-088 : JACKSON v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-054-088, Claim No. 127594 
Inmate bailment trial decision.
Score: 728 November 4, 2019 2019-040-102 : JACKSON v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-102, Claim No. 122964 
Following Trial, pro se Claimant's Claim alleging the State was negligent for allowing him to be assaulted by a fellow inmate dismissed.
Score: 637 November 4, 2019 2019-040-101 : OLDHAM v. STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-101, Claim No. 125034, Motion No. M-94341 M-94341
Following Trial, pro se Claimant's Claim for wrongful confinement dismissed.
Score: 149 October 31, 2019 2019-059-007 : LATOUCHE v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK , # 2019-059-007, Claim No. 128473, Motion No. M-94273 M-94273
Score: 475 October 31, 2019 2019-059-021 : ADAMS v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-059-021, Claim No. 121987 
Score: 475 October 25, 2019 2019-040-095 : GONZALEZ v. STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-095, Claim No. 127820, Motion No. M-94508 M-94508
Pro se Claimant's Motion for subpoenas denied.
Score: 555 October 25, 2019 2019-054-086 : MITCHELL v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-054-086, Claim No. 127618 
Inmate's claim of negligent infliction of emotional distress dismissed, no objective manifestations of injury.
Score: 570 October 25, 2019 2019-040-098 : STALLONE v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-040-098, Claim No. 120811 
Following Trial, Claim dismissed as Claimant failed to exhaust his administrative remedies as required by CCA 10(9).
Score: 388 October 21, 2019 2019-015-195 : BROOKS v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-015-195, Claim No. 127751, Motion No. M-94671 M-94671
Pro se inmate's request for a subpoena duces tecum to obtain documents in the defendant's possession was granted to the extent of requiring the defendant to produce the documents at the time of trial.
Score: 518 October 11, 2019 2019-029-079 : PICKETT v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-029-079, Claim No. 128015 
The State was previously found 100% liable for the unconstitutional detention of claimants. After a trial on damages, the court awarded claimants $120,000 plus interest for purely emotional harm.
Score: 498 October 10, 2019 2019-015-188 : RAMOS v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-015-188, Claim No. 127041-A, 128018 
Following video trial, Court found pro se inmate failed to establish either the use of excessive force or medical malpractice or negligence.
Score: 537 October 10, 2019 2019-029-078 : WHALEY v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-029-078, Claim No. 130729 
The pro se claim by an inmate alleged injuries caused by negligence of the medical staff at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in failing to remove sutures in claimant's wrist after surgery to drain a ganglion cyst. After a video trial, the court found defendant not liable for negligence as claimant needed, but failed, to submit expert testimony to prove causation.
Score: 498 October 9, 2019 2019-038-593 : FORBES v. STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-038-593, Claim No. 125520, Motion No. M-94584 M-94584
Defendant's motion to dismiss the claim for lack of jurisdiction granted. Claim was improperly served by regular first class mail.
Score: 518 October 8, 2019 2019-054-084 : WASHINGTON v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-054-084, Claim No. 129565 
Inmate bailment claim. State found liable for claimant's loss of his property.
Score: 149 October 7, 2019 2019-038-596 : ROBERTS v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-038-596, Claim No. 125532, Motion No. M-94615 M-94615
Defendant's motion for summary judgment denied. Defendant failed to submit any of the pleadings, including its own answer.
Score: 555 October 7, 2019 2019-059-015 : LOPEZ v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-059-015, Claim No. 128583, Motion No. M-94348 M-94348
Score: 613 October 7, 2019 2019-038-594 : GAJADHAR v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-038-594, Claim No. 121461, Motion No. M-94430 M-94430
Defendant's motion to dismiss the claim as untimely is denied. Defendant moved for identical relief in a previous motion and is barred by the
Score: 537 October 7, 2019 2019-038-595 : RICHINS v. STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-038-595, Claim No. 125525, Motion No. M-94587 M-94587
Defendant's motion to compel claimant to served expert disclosures by a date certain and to dismiss the claim if he fails to comply denied. Defendant failed to served claimant with a request for expert disclosure prior to make the instant motion, and in any event, the claim cannot be dismissed on that basis at this stage of the litigation.
Score: 498 October 3, 2019 2019-038-592 : ANTROBUS v. STATE OF NEW YORK, # 2019-038-592, Claim No. 125516, Motion No. M-94583 M-94583
Defendant's motion to dismiss the claim for lack of jurisdiction due to improper method of service (regular mail) held in abeyance pending submissions from the parties as to whether defendant was served with the amended claim.