Two guys’ night out at strip club turns into $75M lawsuit

Two guys’ night out at strip club turns into $75M lawsuit

The duo, who filed the papers Thursday in Manhattan Supreme Court, also accused three security guards — Carlos Cline, Jimmy Valentine and Frederick Garrido — of holding them hostage.  “They were a couple of old friends who decided to have a drink at a place that advertises as a gentlemen’s club, but there were no gentleman there,” attorney Jack Yankowitz, who filed the suit, told The Post.

Pals claim Rick's Cabaret stripper falsely accused them of stealing her tips, sending them to jail

Pals claim Rick's Cabaret stripper falsely accused them of stealing her tips, sending them to jail

Friedman called the cops in hopes of getting help, Yankowitz said. But the officers who came to the scene believed the club's account — even though they had access to security camera footage that would have cleared them, court papers maintain.  Zurita and Friedman faced robbery charges. The Manhattan District Attorney's Office dropped the charges in April — after reviewing video footage, Yankowitz said.

Mother of 6-year-old stabbing victim sues NYC

Mother of 6-year-old stabbing victim sues NYC

According to a legal document first filed last summer, Aricka McClinton is asking for $281 million. She claims that the public housing authority did not do enough to make sure the apartment building was safe prior to the killing of her son, Prince Joshua Avitto, also known as...

Mom of boy slain in elevator by ‘Brooklyn Ripper’ sues city

Mom of boy slain in elevator by ‘Brooklyn Ripper’ sues city

“It’s as if (the residents) are forgotten people,” said Jack Yankowitz, the attorney representing the boy’s mother, Aricka McClinton. Her Brooklyn state court lawsuit seeks unspecified damages; a first-step legal document filed last summer sought $281 million.

Mom of boy stabbed in Brooklyn elevator is suing city for $200M over lack of security at housing project

Mom of boy stabbed in Brooklyn elevator is suing city for $200M over lack of security at housing project

The mother of a 6-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in the elevator of a Brooklyn housing project has filed a $200 million lawsuit against the city.  “This was a horrible tragedy and an outrage that didn’t have to happen,” said McClinton’s lawyer, Jack Yankowitz.

Mom sues New York City over 6-year-old son's stabbing death in public housing elevator

Mom sues New York City over 6-year-old son's stabbing death in public housing elevator

NEW YORK –  The mother of a 6-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in a public housing elevator is suing New York City. She says officials carelessly left a long-broken front door unfixed and surveillance cameras uninstalled.

Mom Sues NYC Over Son's Stabbing Death in Public Housing

Mom Sues NYC Over Son's Stabbing Death in Public Housing

"It's as if (the residents) are forgotten people," said Jack Yankowitz, the attorney representing the boy's mother, Aricka McClinton. Her Brooklyn state court lawsuit seeks unspecified damages; a first-step legal document filed last summer sought $281 million.

Mother of New York boy stabbed in elevator seeks $281 million

Mother of New York boy stabbed in elevator seeks $281 million

The mother of a 6-year-old boy fatally stabbed in the elevator of a New York City public housing complex has filed a $281 million claim against the city, her lawyer said on Thursday.  “The NYCHA and City of New York are responsible for the horrifying and brutal attack, stabbing and death of 6-year-old P.J. Avitto,” Yankowitz said.

Family of elevator stabbing victim PJ Avitto files lawsuit against NYCHA

Family of elevator stabbing victim PJ Avitto files lawsuit against NYCHA

The family of a little boy stabbed to death in a public housing complex has filed a lawsuit against NYCHA and the city for $281 million.  The family's attorney said in a statement, "NYCHA and City of New York are the owners and the landlords of the Boulevard Houses. They owed 6-year-old PJ Avitto the same security and protection that Donald Trump would provide to the residents of his buildings."

Housing authority faces $281M suit over building security flaws

Housing authority faces $281M suit over building security flaws

The New York City Housing Authority was hit with a $281 million lawsuit over alleged security shortcomings after a six-year-old boy was killed in an East New York housing complex.

Family Of Stabbing Victim Sues NYC Housing Authority

Family Of Stabbing Victim Sues NYC Housing Authority

The crime may have been prevented if cameras and locks were properly installed in the Boulevard Houses, says P.J.’s father, Nicholas Avitto. And to add insult to injury, in the week’s following P.J.’s death, it was revealed that NYCHA has been sitting on $27 million dollars specifically set aside for camera installation for a number of years and is only now putting the funds to use. In response, attorney Jack Yankowitz is asking for $27 million per wrongful death named in the case plus an additional $200 million.

Family of slain boy sues NYCHA for $281M over security shortfalls

Family of slain boy sues NYCHA for $281M over security shortfalls

EXCLUSIVE: P.J. Avitto was stabbed to death by a paranoid-schizophrenic parolee on June 1. Now the family wants NYCHA — with its broken promises to install cameras and other protections — to be held accountable.  The court papers specifically asked for $27 million on each of three wrongful death counts as a message to NYCHA, said family attorney Jack Yankowitz.  The $81 million comes on top of an additional $200 million requested in the document.

FAMILY OF BOY SLAIN IN ELEVATOR FILES $281M LAWSUIT

FAMILY OF BOY SLAIN IN ELEVATOR FILES $281M LAWSUIT

The family of a 6-year-old boy stabbed to death in a Brooklyn elevator plans a $281 million lawsuit against NYCHA, blaming his horrific murder on its shoddy security.  The court papers blame NYCHA for sitting on millions of dollars for security cameras, for eliminating tenant safety patrols, and for persistently failing to fix broken doors.  "They permitted and allowed the front doors of 845 Schenck Avenue to be defective, to be unsafe, easily opened by intruders," said Jack Yankowitz, the family's attorney. 

Family of Brooklyn boy, 6, stabbed to death in elevator files $281M suit against NYCHA for having no cameras

Family of Brooklyn boy, 6, stabbed to death in elevator files $281M suit against NYCHA for having no cameras

The family of a 6-year-old boy stabbed to death in a Brooklyn elevator plans a $281 million lawsuit against NYCHA, blaming his horrific murder on its shoddy security.

The mother of P.J. Avitto, in a notice of claim filed Wednesday, ripped callous and incompetent Housing Authority officials as responsible for her son’s June 1 death.

NYCHA Sued for $281M over Security Shortfalls

NYCHA Sued for $281M over Security Shortfalls

The family of a 6-year-old boy stabbed to death in a Brooklyn elevator plans a $281 million lawsuit against NYCHA, blaming his murder on its shoddy security.  The court papers specifically asked for $27 million on each of three wrongful death counts as a message to NYCHA, said family attorney Jack Yankowitz. The $81 million comes on top of an additional $200 million requested in the document.

Beauty queen claims 'invasive frisk' by N.Y. police

Beauty queen claims 'invasive frisk' by N.Y. police

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Reigning Miss Westchester Kristy Abreu is accusing New York City police officers of stripping her of her pageant crown and sash, subjecting her to an "extremely invasive frisk and search" and mistreating her and her mother during a traffic stop in May.