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$100 Million Jury Verdict Awarded to Victim of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Robert M. Corp, a Junior Partner with Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria, recently obtained a $100 million jury verdict on behalf of his client, who is a victim of childhood sexual abuse. The result is believed to be the largest jury verdict in New York State for a lawsuit filed under the Child Victims Act.

Several media outlets reported on the $100 million verdict, which was handed down in New York State Supreme Court by an Erie County jury. The Buffalo News, WGRZ 2 On Your Side, WIVB News 4, and WBEN News Radio 930 were among the media outlets that reached out to Robert Corp to discuss details of the case.

You can watch the full reports from WGRZ and WIVB in the videos below. You can also listen to the report from WBEN in the audio player below.

Paul J. Cambria, Jr. Named to 2023 Edition of Buffalo Business First’s Power 250 List

The law firm of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP is proud to announce that Paul J. Cambria, Jr. has been named to the 2023 edition of Buffalo Business First’s Power 250 List.

Power 250 is an annual list of Western New York’s 250 most influential business and community leaders. The list is generated by the editors, reporters, and staff of Buffalo Business First. Leaders from throughout the eight-county region of Western New York are evaluated for the recognition. Mr. Cambria has been named to Buffalo Business First’s Power 250 annually since 2014.

New York State Closes Portal for ERAP Applications. What’s Next for Landlords?

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The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) announced that the application portal for the state’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) will close on January 20, 2023.


ERAP was created to provide financial relief for tenants who could not pay their rent due to COVID-19 related economic hardships. The program, which started in June 2021, has distributed over $2 billion in payments to landlords. While ERAP provided welcome relief for some tenants and landlords, the program has also had significantly detrimental consequences for property owners across New York State.