Practice point: Laches is an equitable doctrine which bars the enforcement of a right where there has been an unreasonable and inexcusable delay that results in prejudice to a party. Prejudice may be demonstrated by a showing of injury, change of position, loss of evidence, or some other disadvantage resulting from the delay.
Case: Diecidue v. Russo, NY Slip Op 05907 (2d Dep't August 31, 2016)
Here is the decision.
Monday's issue: Liability for negligent renovation of a party wall.