Here is a copy of the complaint. Note that Judge Bork seeks punitive damages. I guess that it possible that conduct in a premises case like this can give rise to punitive damages, but it is difficult for me to imagine what that conduct would be. He also seeks attorneys’ fees, which I did not think were recoverable in premises liability cases in New York. Then again, I’m just a tort lawyer who went to public school.
His law firm? Gibson Dunn, a great firm that is known for, among other things, its advocacy against punitive damages.