31 Cited authorities

  1. McLean v. City of New York

    2009 N.Y. Slip Op. 2449 (N.Y. 2009)   Cited 484 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing shortcomings in conduct of municipal employees that could have prevented harm incurred by plaintiffs, but noting that "this is not the test" for municipal liability
  2. Valdez v. City of New York

    2011 N.Y. Slip Op. 7252 (N.Y. 2011)   Cited 380 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Discussing the "fundamental obligation of a plaintiff pursuing a negligence cause of action to prove that the putative defendant owed a duty of care"
  3. Cuffy v. City of New York

    69 N.Y.2d 255 (N.Y. 1987)   Cited 662 times
    Discussing the elements of a "special relationship"
  4. Pelaez v. Seide

    2 N.Y.3d 186 (N.Y. 2004)   Cited 287 times
    Holding that no affirmative duty was created where a county health inspector promised additional inspections and erroneously told plaintiff she need not test her child for lead exposure immediately
  5. Matter of Juan C. v. Cortines

    89 N.Y.2d 659 (N.Y. 1997)   Cited 201 times
    Holding that collateral estoppel should not apply as parties were not in "legal or practical privity"
  6. Weiss v. Fote

    7 N.Y.2d 579 (N.Y. 1960)   Cited 542 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.
  7. Steering Comm. v. Port Auth. of New York (In re World Trade Ctr. Bombing Litig. )

    2011 N.Y. Slip Op. 6501 (N.Y. 2011)   Cited 104 times
    Holding "when official action involves the exercise of discretion, the officer is not liable for the injurious consequences of that action even if resulting from negligence or malice"
  8. Dinardo v. City of New York

    2009 N.Y. Slip Op. 8853 (N.Y. 2009)   Cited 98 times
    Holding that municipal defendants' “vaguely worded statements” that “something was being done” to have a violent student removed from a classroom were insufficient to “constitute an action that would lull a plaintiff into a false sense of security or otherwise generate justifiable reliance” in action by assaulted teacher
  9. Parvi v. City of Kingston

    41 N.Y.2d 553 (N.Y. 1977)   Cited 219 times
    Finding that police officers who arrested a drunk man had breached their assumed duty to him by releasing him close to a highway and not orienting him, such that he was then struck by a car
  10. Laratro v. City of New York

    2006 N.Y. Slip Op. 9661 (N.Y. 2006)   Cited 85 times
    Finding no direct contact where plaintiff was unable to communicate by reason of a stroke and rejecting argument that contact with 911 operator by a friend on plaintiff's behalf constituted direct contact