29 Cited authorities

  1. Saarinen v. Kerr

    84 N.Y.2d 494 (N.Y. 1994)   Cited 349 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a standard of "reckless disregard for the safety of others" required evidence that defendant had engaged in conduct "of an unreasonable character in disregard of a known or obvious risk that was so great as to make it highly probable that harm would follow and ha[d] done so with conscious indifference to the outcome"
  2. Friedman v. State of New York

    67 N.Y.2d 271 (N.Y. 1986)   Cited 427 times
    Applying rule to state highway design
  3. Weiss v. Fote

    7 N.Y.2d 579 (N.Y. 1960)   Cited 541 times
    In Weiss, the New York Court of Appeals found that the City of Buffalo's Board of Safety, having made a reasonable decision with respect to the timing of traffic lights, was not subject to review.
  4. Sheehan v. City of New York

    40 N.Y.2d 496 (N.Y. 1976)   Cited 318 times
    In Sheehan, a bus stopped in a traffic lane rather than by the curb — in violation of regulations — to let passengers on and off. The bus was rear-ended by a sanitation truck, and an injured passenger sued.
  5. Lochner v. New York

    198 U.S. 45 (1905)   Cited 847 times   11 Legal Analyses
    Holding unconstitutional a New York statute providing that no employee will work in a bakery more than sixty hours in any week or more than ten hours in any day
  6. Tomassi v. Town of Union

    46 N.Y.2d 91 (N.Y. 1978)   Cited 278 times
    Noting that "utility poles, drainage ditches, culverts, trees and shrubbery are often in close proximity to the traveled right of way ... [b]ut for the careful driver, the placement of these items near the pavement creates no unreasonable danger"
  7. Galindo v. Town of Clarkstown

    2 N.Y.3d 633 (N.Y. 2004)   Cited 123 times
    In Galindo, we left open "the possibility that some dangers from neighboring property might be so clearly known to the landowner, though not open or obvious to others, that a duty to warn would arise" (id. at 637 [emphasis added]).
  8. Turturro v. City of N.Y.

    2016 N.Y. Slip Op. 8579 (N.Y. 2016)   Cited 81 times
    In Turturro, for example, a 12-year-old plaintiff was struck by a speeding car while he attempted to ride his bicycle across a four-lane road as to which the City had received numerous complaints of excessive speed (28 NY3d at 485).
  9. Alexander v. Eldred

    63 N.Y.2d 460 (N.Y. 1984)   Cited 193 times
    Holding that city did not have immunity where evidence that traffic engineer had not reviewed current traffic study and believed that city had no power to install stop sign on private road established that traffic plan was based on both inadequate study and unreasonable basis
  10. Ernest v. Red Creek Central School District

    93 N.Y.2d 664 (N.Y. 1999)   Cited 113 times
    Holding that a municipality owes no duty of care where it does not own or control a roadway