No Sealing of Case Based on “Defendant[‘s] … Damaging Assertions Against Plaintiffs”
From Friday’s decision by Justice Arlene P. Bluth (N.Y. trial ct.) in Choi v. Solomon:
Plaintiff Choi claims that she and defendant lived together, in a platonic relationship, from about October 2010 through October 2019. She claims that defendant lived in their shared apartment, which was always under her name. Choi characterizes defendant as a parasite who was unemployed for much of the time they lived together and Choi ended up paying for the apartment as well as defendant’s lavish personal expenses. [More factual details available in the order.-EV] …
Plaintiffs [Choi and a friend with whom she is hoping to conceive a child] bring ten causes of action against defendant for intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligent infliction of emotional distress, breach of contract [a settlement agreement they had entered to resolve their differences -EV], breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, unjust enrichment, defamation, permanent injunction, ejectment, attorneys’ fees and indemnification.
In this motion, plaintiffs move to seal the record in this case. They claim that defendant ha
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