NY Hotel Owner Tangles With Charity On $200M Damage Claim

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT) -- New York's top court on Wednesday asked if the Salvation Army could be held liable for a hotel owner's breach of contract claim alleging $200 million in damage to a New York City hotel used as a homeless shelter, this despite the fact that the city, which negotiated the charity's lease, already paid the owner a $10 million termination fee.

The New York State Court of Appeals heard oral arguments between the charity group and plaintiff property owner JFK Holdings Co. LLC after a mid-level appellate...
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