46 Cited authorities

  1. Trincere v. County of Suffolk

    90 N.Y.2d 976 (N.Y. 1997)   Cited 864 times
    Holding that injuries resulting from trivial defects not actionable
  2. Guerrieri v. Summa

    193 A.D.2d 647 (N.Y. App. Div. 1993)   Cited 163 times
    Finding a metal strip under three quarters of an inch high on a barroom floor non-actionable
  3. Argenio v. Metropolitan Transportation

    277 A.D.2d 165 (N.Y. App. Div. 2000)   Cited 100 times
    Finding two inch wide, two inch long, one quarter inch deep walkway depression in crowded pedestrian walkway in Grand Central Station actionable
  4. Outlaw v. Citibank, N.A.

    35 A.D.3d 564 (N.Y. App. Div. 2006)   Cited 65 times

    No. 2005-03594. December 12, 2006. In an action to recover damages for personal injuries, the defendant appeals from a judgment of the Supreme Court, Kings County (Knipel, J.), entered April 7, 2005, which, upon, inter alia, the denial of its motion pursuant to CPLR 4401 for judgment as a matter of law made at the close of evidence on the issue of liability, and a jury verdict, is in favor of the plaintiff and against it on the issue of liability, and the plaintiff cross-appeals from so much of the

  5. Schenpanski v. Promise Deli Inc.

    88 A.D.3d 982 (N.Y. App. Div. 2011)   Cited 49 times

    2011-10-25 John SCHENPANSKI, et al., appellants,v.PROMISE DELI, INC., et al., respondents. Gruenberg & Kelly, P.C., Ronkonkoma, N.Y. (John Aviles of counsel), for appellants.Carman, Callahan & Ingham, LLP, Farmingdale, N.Y. (Michael M. Burkart of counsel), for respondent Promise Deli, Inc.Robert J. Cava P.C., West Babylon, N.Y., for respondent Cliff Realty Corp. PETER B. SKELOS, J.P., CHERYL E. CHAMBERS, SANDRA L. SGROI, and ROBERT J. MILLER, JJ. Gruenberg & Kelly, P.C., Ronkonkoma, N.Y. (John Aviles

  6. Corsi v. Bedford

    58 A.D.3d 225 (N.Y. App. Div. 2008)   Cited 39 times
    In Corsi v Town of Bedford, 58 AD3d 225, 231, 868 NYS2d 258 [2d Dept 2008], lv. denied 12 NY3d 714, 883 NYS2d 797 [2009]), the Second Department held that certain aerial photographs, taken by a third-party vendor, qualified as admissible business records, due to "the 'routineness' that 'tends to guarantee truthfulness because of the absence of motivation to falsify'" citing Ed Guth Realty v Gingold, 34 NY2d 440, 451, 358 NYS2d 367 [1974]).
  7. Nin v. Bernard

    257 A.D.2d 417 (N.Y. App. Div. 1999)   Cited 53 times
    Holding less than an inch deep depression not trivial because it had sharp edges and was located on the top step of a steep stairwell
  8. Turuseta v. Wyassup-Laurel Glen Corp.

    91 A.D.3d 632 (N.Y. App. Div. 2012)   Cited 32 times
    Affirming the trial court's order to the reduce the past pain and suffering award from $576,867 to $400,000 and future pain award from $2,219,229 to $750,000 over 28.2 years because plaintiff did not undergo expected surgery
  9. Taussig v. Luxury Cars

    31 A.D.3d 533 (N.Y. App. Div. 2006)   Cited 34 times
    Upholding trial court's grant of summary judgment in favor of defendant business owner on grounds that alleged defect was trivial
  10. Tesak v. Marine Midland Bank, N.A.

    254 A.D.2d 717 (N.Y. App. Div. 1998)   Cited 44 times
    Denying summary judgment where plaintiff averred her foot became "caught in a crevice" and submitted expert's affidavit confirming defect's dangerous nature