60 Cited authorities

  1. Leader v. Maroney

    97 N.Y.2d 95 (N.Y. 2001)   Cited 613 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that courts have discretion to decide whether to extend time to serve for good cause shown or in the interest of justice
  2. Williams v. Nassau County Medical Center

    2006 N.Y. Slip Op. 2454 (N.Y. 2006)   Cited 399 times   1 Legal Analyses
    In Williams v Nassau County Med. Ctr. (6 NY3d 531), we addressed our standard for determining when the filing of a late notice of claim based on actual knowledge of the essential facts should be permitted.
  3. Felice v. Central School

    50 A.D.3d 138 (N.Y. App. Div. 2008)   Cited 325 times
    In Matter of Felice v Eastport/South Manor Cent. School Dist., 50 AD3d 138 (2008), the Appellate Division emphasized that a municipality must have acquired actual knowledge of the essential facts constituting the claim, not merely knowledge of the incident.
  4. Beary v. City of Rye

    44 N.Y.2d 398 (N.Y. 1978)   Cited 215 times
    In Beary v. City of Rye, 44 N.Y.2d 398, 406 N YS.2d 9, 377 N.E.2d 453 (1978), the court stated that the foreign object exception should not be extended beyond the narrow scope of malpractice actions with facts similar to those in Flanagan v. Mt. Eden General Hospital, 24 N.Y.2d 427, 430, 301 N YS.2d 23, 26, 248 N.E.2d 871, 872 (1969), where that plaintiff was injured when a doctor negligently failed to remove clamps from the patient's body after surgery.
  5. In re Devivo

    68 A.D.3d 991 (N.Y. App. Div. 2009)   Cited 70 times

    No. 2009-06248. December 15, 2009. In a proceeding pursuant to General Municipal Law § 50-e (5) for leave to serve a late notice of claim, the Town of Carmel appeals from an order of the Supreme Court, Putnam County (O'Rourke, J.), dated May 26, 2009, which granted the petition. Henderson Brennan (Congdon, Flaherty, O'Callaghan, Reid, Donlon, Travis Fishlinger, Uniondale, N.Y. [Gregory A. Cascino], of counsel), for appellant. Callan Byrnes, New York, N.Y. (Michael Healey of counsel), for respondent

  6. Jordan v. City of N.Y

    41 A.D.3d 658 (N.Y. App. Div. 2007)   Cited 74 times

    No. 2006-06451. June 19, 2007. In an action to recover damages for personal injuries, the defendant City of New York appeals, as limited by its brief, from so much an order of the Supreme Court, Kings County (Solomon, J.), dated May 31, 2006, as granted that branch of the plaintiffs motion which was for leave to serve a late notice of claim against it. Michael A. Cardozo, Corporation Counsel, New York, N.Y. (Edward F. X. Hart and Tahirih M. Sadrieh of counsel), for appellant. Gary N. Rawlins, Brooklyn

  7. Bazile v. City of New York

    94 A.D.3d 929 (N.Y. App. Div. 2012)   Cited 53 times

    2012-04-17 Stacy BAZILE, etc., et al., appellants, v. CITY OF NEW YORK, respondent, et al., defendant. The Cochran Firm, New York, N.Y. (Norman A. Olch of counsel), for appellants. Michael A. Cardozo, Corporation Counsel, New York, N.Y. (Stephen J. McGrath and Julie Steiner of counsel), for respondent. REINALDO E. RIVERA The Cochran Firm, New York, N.Y. (Norman A. Olch of counsel), for appellants. Michael A. Cardozo, Corporation Counsel, New York, N.Y. (Stephen J. McGrath and Julie Steiner of counsel)

  8. In re Ansong v. City of N.Y

    308 A.D.2d 333 (N.Y. App. Div. 2003)   Cited 66 times

    1525N September 11, 2003. Order, Supreme Court, Bronx County (Jerry Crispino, J.), entered December 16, 2002, which denied petitioner's application to serve and file a late notice of claim nunc pro tunc, unanimously reversed, on the law, the facts and in the exercise of discretion, without costs, and the application granted. Robert Vilensky, for petitioner-appellant. Fay Ng, for defendant-respondent. Before: Buckley, P.J., Tom, Sullivan, Marlow, JJ. Petitioner claims that at 5:30 A.M. on July 25

  9. Goodwin v. New York City Housing

    42 A.D.3d 63 (N.Y. App. Div. 2007)   Cited 56 times
    In Goodwin, the Appellate Division, First Department applied the approach in Miller, stating that a “precise” cause of action was not required to be alleged in the notice of claim, instead of asking whether allegations that “broken/cracked/chipped stairs covered with debris” could have been fairly implied from allegations that a claimant fell while walking down steps.
  10. Valila v. Town of Hempstead

    107 A.D.3d 813 (N.Y. App. Div. 2013)   Cited 41 times

    2013-06-12 In the Matter of Dominic VALILA, appellant, v. TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD, respondent. Law Offices of Neil Moldovan, P.C., Carle Place, N.Y. (Allison Curley of counsel), for appellant. Berkman, Henoch, Peterson, Peddy & Fenchel, P.C., Garden City, N.Y. (Donna A. Napolitano of counsel), for respondent. DANIEL D. ANGIOLILLO Law Offices of Neil Moldovan, P.C., Carle Place, N.Y. (Allison Curley of counsel), for appellant. Berkman, Henoch, Peterson, Peddy & Fenchel, P.C., Garden City, N.Y. (Donna A