Gold v New York Life Ins. Co.

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Gold v New York Life Ins. Co. 2018 NY Slip Op 06784 Decided on October 11, 2018 Court of Appeals 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 11, 2018

[*1]Avraham Gold, et al., Respondents,


New York Life Insurance Co., et al., Appellants.

Submitted by Sean P. Lynch, for appellants.

Submitted by Sanford F. Young, for respondents.

On review of submissions pursuant to section 500.11 of the Rules, order, insofar as appealed from, reversed, without costs, and defendants' motion to compel plaintiff Melek Kartal to arbitrate granted. The parties now agree that the arbitration clauses in Kartal's agreements are enforceable (see Epic Sys. Corp. v Lewis , __ US __, 138 S Ct 1612 [2018]), and ask that we reverse. Chief Judge DiFiore and Judges Rivera, Stein, Fahey, Garcia, Wilson and Feinman concur.

Decided October 11, 2018