Developer Can Bring $50M Suit Over Halted Condos: NY Court

Law360, New York (April 23, 2012, 7:46 PM EDT) -- A New York appeals court last week affirmed a permit-revocation case centering on a Long Beach, N.Y., Zoning Board of Appeals member's alleged conflict of interest, allowing a real estate developer to pursue his 8-year-old lawsuit that could rake in a reported $50 million in damages.

On April 17, the panel ruled that the New York Supreme Court had erred in its dismissal of allegations against Rocco Morelli, who purportedly lived in a condo building adjacent to the site where another was set to be built...
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