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Court of Appeals Agrees That Nothing in the CPLR Prevents a Pre-Answer Motion to Dismiss a Class Action
But Majority and Dissent Disagree as to Whether the Defendants Carried Their Burden Here
Maddicks v. Big City Props., 2019 N.Y. Slip Op. 07519 (October 22, 2019), is a class action brought by current and former tenants of multiple apartment buildings located in New York City.
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