Scope of Boilerplate General Release Fact Question Precluding Dismissal

On September 28, 2021, the First Department issued a decision in Slabakis v. Poyiadjis, 2021 NY Slip Op. 05110, holding that the scope of a boilerplate general release raised issues of fact precluding dismissal based on the release, explaining:

Whether the claims at issue were encompassed by the general release, which was a boilerplate release that did not describe in any detail the claims intended to be released, was an issue of fact that precluded dismissal.

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