“WHAT’S A BOY TO DO?”

November 8, 2013

  • 45 Attorney and Client
  • 45I The Office of Attorney
  • 45I(B) Privileges, Disabilities, and Liabilities
  • 45k24 k. Liability for Costs; Sanctions.

45 Attorney and ClientAppellate brief submitted by counsel for assignee of first-party no-fault benefits that contained pages denominated as table of authorities and summary of argument but merely stating those pages were intentionally left blank and containing question presented stating only “WHAT’S A BOY TO DO?” required counsel to show cause why sanctions and costs should not be imposed for engaging in frivolous conduct, where remainder of brief failed to address facts of case or interpose any specific argument as to why order from which automobile insurer appealed should be affirmed.
Promed Durable Equip., Inc. v. GEICO Ins., 2013 WL 4516154 (N.Y. App Term. Aug. 16, 2013)
Suggested by Noel Evans, Principal Attorney Editor; Thomson Reuters; Eagan, Minn.