17 Cited authorities

  1. McLean v. City of New York

    2009 N.Y. Slip Op. 2449 (N.Y. 2009)   Cited 480 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 362 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. Lauer v. City of New York

    95 N.Y.2d 95 (N.Y. 2000)   Cited 473 times
    Holding that the Medical Examiner's statutory duty to prepare post-autopsy reports and report to the District Attorney benefits "the public at large" and was not enacted for individual benefit
  4. Cuffy v. City of New York

    69 N.Y.2d 255 (N.Y. 1987)   Cited 652 times
    Discussing the elements of a "special relationship"
  5. Pelaez v. Seide

    2 N.Y.3d 186 (N.Y. 2004)   Cited 281 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
  6. Dinardo v. City of New York

    2009 N.Y. Slip Op. 8853 (N.Y. 2009)   Cited 97 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
  7. Kircher v. City of Jamestown

    74 N.Y.2d 251 (N.Y. 1989)   Cited 156 times
    Finding no justifiable reliance where police officer's failure to respond to bystanders' report of kidnapping led to victim's repeated rape and assault, notwithstanding that the officer's assurance of assistance caused bystanders to abandon their efforts to aid the victim and that “plaintiff's failure to rely can be directly attributed to her dire circumstances”
  8. Laratro v. City of New York

    2006 N.Y. Slip Op. 9661 (N.Y. 2006)   Cited 83 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
  9. Kovit v. Estate of Hallums

    4 N.Y.3d 499 (N.Y. 2005)   Cited 75 times
    Concluding that the plaintiff failed to establish a special relationship to give rise to municipal liability for the negligent performance of a discretionary act
  10. Dixon v. Valley

    50 A.D.3d 943 (N.Y. App. Div. 2008)   Cited 18 times

    No. 2007-00914. April 22, 2008. In an action, inter alia, to recover damages for personal injuries and wrongful death, the plaintiff appeals, as limited by her brief, from so much of a judgment of the Supreme Court, Rockland County (Sherwood, J.), dated June 13, 2006, as, upon so much of an order of the same court dated April 5, 2006, as granted the motion of the defendants Village of Spring Valley, Spring Valley Police Department, and Peter Russell for summary judgment dismissing the complaint insofar

  11. s 600.10 - (Repealed)

    N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. tit. 22 § 600.10   Cited 9 times

    RESEARCH REFERENCES AND PRACTICE AIDS: 10A C-W2d, Appeals in General §§ 70:155, 70:198, 70:205, 70:211. 22 CRR-NY 600.10 Current through July 31, 2018