Miller v Allstate Indem. Co.

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Miller v Allstate Indem. Co. 2015 NY Slip Op 07135 Decided on October 2, 2015 Appellate Division, Fourth Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law ยง 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports.

Decided on October 2, 2015 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department
PRESENT: SCUDDER, P.J., SMITH, CARNI, LINDLEY, AND DEJOSEPH, JJ.
1046 CA 14-01842

[*1]ERICK J. MILLER AND AMY RYAN, PLAINTIFFS-RESPONDENTS,

v

ALLSTATE INDEMNITY COMPANY, DEFENDANT-APPELLANT. (APPEAL NO. 2.)



RUPP BAASE PFALZGRAF CUNNINGHAM LLC, BUFFALO (ANTHONY G. MARECKI OF COUNSEL), FOR DEFENDANT-APPELLANT.

LAW OFFICE OF FRANK G. MONTEMALO, PLLC, ROCHESTER (FRANK G. MONTEMALO OF COUNSEL), FOR PLAINTIFFS-RESPONDENTS.



Appeal from an order of the Supreme Court, Monroe County (Ann Marie Taddeo, J.), entered August 22, 2014. The order, insofar as appealed from, denied that part of defendant's motion seeking dismissal of plaintiffs' claim for punitive damages.

It is hereby ORDERED that the order insofar as appealed from is unanimously reversed on the law without costs and that part of defendant's motion seeking dismissal of plaintiffs' claims for punitive damages is granted.

Same memorandum as in Miller v Allstate Indem. Co. ([appeal No. 1] ___ AD3d ___ [Oct. 2, 2015]).

Entered: October 2, 2015

Frances E. Cafarell

Clerk of the Court