February 5, 2021

DSB was successful in moving to dismiss a personal injury action on behalf of a homeowner on Long Island. DSB argued that the Court lacked personal jurisdiction over the homeowner because the plaintiff failed to properly serve the homeowner with a copy of the summons and complaint within 120-days after the commencement of the action and did not move to extend the time in which to do so. The Supreme Court, Queens County, agreed with DSB and dismissed the action in its entirety.