As Seen in Buffalo Business First "Apellate Court Backs Maid of the Mist".
Posted on October 06, 2014
The Maid of the Mist Corp. has won its latest legal battle against Niagara Falls interests who felt the company's off-season storage and maintenance facilities were given various municipal approval without full reviews.
Not so, says the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court. The court's five justices unanimously agreed all environmental studies were properly completed and no short cuts were taken in five decisions made by the jurists. The decision was released late on Oct. 3. The appellate court ruling is the latest in a series of legal victories for the Maid of the Mist Corp.
"We always felt that the law was very clear and in our favor," said Brian Gwitt, Maid of the Mist attorney and partner in Woods Oviatt Gilman. "That the justices shot down every argument on a consistent basis proves what we did was right all along and we followed the law."
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