Publications

“Case Law From the Crypt: The Law of Halloween,” New York State Bar Association Journal October 2011

“The scariest part of Halloween for most people might be having their car toilet-papered or getting a little egg in the face. For lawyers, however, All Hallows’ Eve presents its own unique legal challenges. …”

In this article published in the New York State Bar Association Journal, Goldberg Segalla attorney Daniel B. Moar highlights cases involving haunted houses (including a case where a New York appellate court held that a house was haunted as a matter of law), chainsaw attacks, pranks, insurance coverage disputes over Halloween hooliganry, personal injury cases and employee harassment cases involving costumes, and constitutional issues regarding Halloween decorations.