14 Cited authorities

  1. Alvarez v. Prospect Hosp

    68 N.Y.2d 320 (N.Y. 1986)   Cited 16,470 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Finding summary judgment appropriate by relying on a treating doctor's unrebutted deposition testimony
  2. Saarinen v. Kerr

    84 N.Y.2d 494 (N.Y. 1994)   Cited 352 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"
  3. Criscione v. City of New York

    97 N.Y.2d 152 (N.Y. 2001)   Cited 99 times
    In Criscione, a police officer was involved in a car accident while responding to a dispatch call to investigate a family dispute.
  4. Galapo v. City of New York

    744 N.E.2d 685 (N.Y. 2000)   Cited 83 times
    Finding that the NYPD Patrol Guide could not give rise to liability under a state statute, primarily because it was not a "duly-enacted body of law or regulation," and stating that, "though some of its provisions are couched in mandatory terms, the Patrol Guide does not prescribe the specific action to be taken in each situation encountered by individual officers, but rather is intended to serve as a guide for members of the Police Department."
  5. Gonzalez v. Iocovello

    93 N.Y.2d 539 (N.Y. 1999)   Cited 74 times
    In Gonzalez we concluded that a General Municipal Law § 205–e cause of action could be predicated upon violation of Vehicle and Traffic Law § 1104(e), which imposed a duty that drivers of authorized emergency vehicles drive with due regard for the safety of all persons, and without reckless disregard for the safety of others (93 N.Y.2d at 551, 693 N.Y.S.2d 486, 715 N.E.2d 489).
  6. Cooper v. City of New York

    619 N.E.2d 369 (N.Y. 1993)   Cited 84 times
    Holding that the firefighter's rule applied to bar a suit brought by one officer for injuries sustained in the course of responding to a 911 call, as a result of the negligent driving of a fellow officer
  7. Badalamenti v. City of New York

    30 A.D.3d 452 (N.Y. App. Div. 2006)   Cited 35 times

    2005-01492. June 13, 2006. In an action to recover damages for personal injuries, the plaintiff appeals from an order of the Supreme Court, Richmond County (Mega, J.), dated January 24, 2005, which granted the defendants' motion for summary judgment dismissing the complaint. DiJoseph Portegello, P.C., New York, N.Y. (Arnold E. DiJoseph III, and Norman I. Lida of counsel), for appellant. Michael A. Cardozo, Corporation Counsel, New York, N.Y. (Stephen J. McGrath and Ellen Ravitch of counsel), for

  8. Johnson v. Lutz

    253 N.Y. 124 (N.Y. 1930)   Cited 319 times
    Holding that a police officer's report memorializing statements made by bystanders without personal knowledge of the facts was properly excluded from trial under a newly enacted state statute
  9. Salzano v. Korba

    296 A.D.2d 393 (N.Y. App. Div. 2002)   Cited 23 times

    2002-01704 Submitted May 16, 2002 July 1, 2002. In an action to recover damages for personal injuries, the defendants appeal from an order of the Supreme Court, Orange County (McGuirk, J.), dated January 14, 2002, which granted the plaintiff's motion to renew the defendants' motion for summary judgment, which had been granted in a prior order of the same court, dated July 9, 2001, and, upon renewal, vacated the order dated July 9, 2001, and denied the defendants' motion for summary judgment. Monte

  10. Burrell v. New York

    49 A.D.3d 482 (N.Y. App. Div. 2008)   Cited 15 times

    No. 2007-04280. March 4, 2008. In an action to recover damages for personal injuries, the plaintiff appeals, as limited by her brief, from so much an order of the Supreme Court, Queens County (Flug, J.), entered April 23, 2007, as granted that branch of the motion of the defendant City of New York which was for summary judgment dismissing the causes of action alleging violations of General Municipal Law § 205-e insofar as asserted against it. The Cochran Firm, New York, N.Y. (Paul A. Marber and Joseph