New York State Court of Claims

New York State Court of Claims

GRIFFITH v. THE STATE OF NEW YORK, #2007-015-209, Claim No. 110936, Motion No. M-73109


Synopsis


Claimant's motion to compel defendant to preclude responses to his discovery demands was granted where the defendant failed to timely object to the demands or otherwise support its conclusory claim of privilege.

Case Information

UID:
2007-015-209
Claimant(s):
JOSEPH GRIFFITH
Claimant short name:
GRIFFITH
Footnote (claimant name) :

Defendant(s):
THE STATE OF NEW YORK
Footnote (defendant name) :

Third-party claimant(s):

Third-party defendant(s):

Claim number(s):
110936
Motion number(s):
M-73109
Cross-motion number(s):

Judge:
FRANCIS T. COLLINS
Claimant’s attorney:
Joseph Griffith, Pro Se
Defendant’s attorney:
Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Attorney GeneralNo Appearance
Third-party defendant’s attorney:

Signature date:
July 5, 2007
City:
Saratoga Springs
Comments:

Official citation:

Appellate results:

See also (multicaptioned case)



Decision

Claimant moves for an order compelling the defendant to respond to a notice for discovery. The materials sought herein by the claimant were the subject of a prior motion to compel addressed by this Court in a decision dated April 4, 2007.

The instant motion, made prior to the issuance of the April 4, 2007 order deciding the same matter, is denied as moot.




July 5, 2007
Saratoga Springs, New York

HON. FRANCIS T. COLLINS
Judge of the Court of Claims


The Court considered the following papers:
  1. Notice of motion dated March 21, 2007;
  2. Affidavit of Joseph Griffith sworn to March 21, 2007 with exhibits.