Murphy et al v. Snyder et al

Filing 93

ORDER terminating 44 Motion for Damages. This brief Order summarizes but does not resolve the pending motions in this case. The Clerk of the Court is respectfully directed to terminate Plaintiffs' motion for damages (Docket Entry 44). So Ordered by Judge Joanna Seybert on 9/27/2012. C/ECF (Valle, Christine)

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FILED  CLERK    9/27/2012 12:03 pm   U.S. DISTRICT COURT  EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK  LONG ISLAND OFFICE  UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK -----------------------------------------X JOSEPH J. MURPHY and NANCY MURPHY, Plaintiffs, -against- ORDER 10-CV-1513(JS)(AKT) STUART SNYDER, DOREEN SNYDER, BBSEA ASSOCIATES, LLC, S&D DEVELOPMENT, LLC, S&D DEVELOPERS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, S&D DEVELOPMENT, INC., MICHAEL MAISEL, NEIL SHIRVAN, 42 EVERETT LLC, and 40 BOGERT RD LLC, Defendants. -----------------------------------------X APPEARANCES For Plaintiffs: William Edward Vita, Esq. Westerman Ball Ederer Miller & Sharfstein, LLP 1201 RXR Plaza Uniondale, NY 115011556 For Neil Shirvan: Samuel D. Levy, Esq. Sherica Rene Bryan, Esq. Wuersch & Gering, LLP 100 Wall Street New York, NY 10005 For Michael Maisel: David Parker, Esq. Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen 551 Fifth Avenue, 18th Floor New York, NY 10176 For the remaining Defendants: Gabriel Levinson, Esq. Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP 1350 Broadway New York, NY 10018 Marc A. Greenberg, Esq. Law Office of David Watkins 285 Closter Dock Rd. Closter, NJ 07624 SEYBERT, District Judge: This brief Order summarizes but does not resolve the pending motions in this case. The Court previously ordered that Defendants’ answer be stricken and that Plaintiffs be awarded a default judgment in an amount to be determined. (Docket Entry 44 (adopting the Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge William D. Wall).) calculation of Thereafter, damages, and Plaintiffs Magistrate Judge moved Gary for R. a Brown issued a Report and Recommendation recommending that Plaintiffs be awarded compensatory and punitive damages as well as costs and interest. (Docket Entry 47.) recommendation was default judgments. referred Report these and reassigned pending, Defendants moved to vacate (Docket Entries 51, 55, 61.) latest motions to Recommendation. to Then, while Judge Brown’s Magistrate Judge This Judge A. Brown case Kathleen The Court for was the a further subsequently Tomlinson. (See Docket Entry 92.) Judge Tomlinson will consider the motions to vacate in the normal course. respectfully In the meantime, the Clerk of the Court is directed damages (Docket Entry Brown’s recommendation to terminate Plaintiffs’ 44). The will as damages, to 2 Court if motion consider necessary, for Judge when it considers Judge Tomlinson’s recommendation whether to vacate the default judgments. SO ORDERED. /s/ JOANNA SEYBERT______ Joanna Seybert, U.S.D.J. Dated: September 27 , 2012 Central Islip, New York 3

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