Small Claims - Security Deposit Dispute
Civil Court of the City of New York
New York County (Manhattan)
L&T / Index / Case / Docket / Clerk's Number
Slip Opinion Number
2022 NY Slip Op 50317(U)
Arlene Marie Karole, Claimant
340 West End Avenue, LLC, Defendant
Judgment in favor of claimant (Tenant)
Tenant Substantially Won
Claimant tenant brought this action to recover their security deposit after properly moving out of defendant lanlord's building. Tenant thoroughly documented the process, which included involving her Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal. Court finds in favor of claimant (tenant), and awards compensatory damages (security deposit) plus 9% prejudgment interest, and punitive damages in the amount of double the security deposit, and the $20 small claims clerical fee.
"Karole v. 340 W. End Ave., LLC" (2022). All Decisions. 61.