50 Cited authorities

  1. Alvarez v. Prospect Hosp

    68 N.Y.2d 320 (N.Y. 1986)   Cited 17,019 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Finding summary judgment appropriate by relying on a treating doctor's unrebutted deposition testimony
  2. Zuckerman v. City of N.Y

    49 N.Y.2d 557 (N.Y. 1980)   Cited 21,293 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Granting summary judgment as the city's arguments were considered speculation and this was "patently inadequate to establish the existence of a factual issue requiring a trial . . ."
  3. Winegrad v. N.Y. Univ. Medical Center

    64 N.Y.2d 851 (N.Y. 1985)   Cited 13,780 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Reversing the motion court's order granting the defendants' cross-motion for summary judgment where they failed to demonstrate, with admissible proof, that the claims against them should be dismissed
  4. Andre v. Pomeroy

    35 N.Y.2d 361 (N.Y. 1974)   Cited 2,446 times
    Granting summary judgment to plaintiff in case in which defendant admitted that while driving in heavy traffic she took her eyes off the road to look for something in her purse and drove into the car in front of her
  5. Pagano v. Kingsbury

    182 A.D.2d 268 (N.Y. App. Div. 1992)   Cited 1,146 times

    September 14, 1992. Appeal from the Supreme Court, Nassau County, George A. Murphy, J. Pizzitola Inzerillo, Smithtown (Gary A. Pagliarello of counsel), for defendants and third-party plaintiffs-appellants. Peter J. Eliseo, Garden City, for respondents. MANGANO, P.J. On this appeal, we are called on to determine the exact nature of proof required to be submitted in support of, and in opposition to, a motion for summary judgment which seeks to establish, prima facie, a plaintiff's failure to sustain

  6. Nallan v. Helmsley-Spear Inc.

    50 N.Y.2d 507 (N.Y. 1980)   Cited 774 times
    Holding that a commercial landlord has a duty to take reasonable precautionary measures to minimize the risk of foreseeable criminal activity and to make the premises safe for the visiting public
  7. Liriano v. Hobart Corp.

    92 N.Y.2d 232 (N.Y. 1998)   Cited 418 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that no duty to warn exists when hazards are known through "general knowledge"
  8. Cooney v. Osgood Mach

    81 N.Y.2d 66 (N.Y. 1993)   Cited 416 times
    Adopting situs of tort as "tie breaker" in true conflict cases
  9. Reid v. Georgia-Pacific Corp.

    212 A.D.2d 462 (N.Y. App. Div. 1995)   Cited 304 times

    February 23, 1995 Appeal from the Supreme Court, New York County (Helen Freedman, J.). Plaintiff instituted this action to recover for injury allegedly sustained as a result of exposure to products and machines containing asbestos. While defendant's own failure, in the first instance, to unequivocally establish that its product could not have contributed to the causation of plaintiff's injury would have required denial of its motion for summary judgment (Winegrad v. New York Univ. Med. Ctr., 64 N

  10. O'Neil v. Crane Co.

    53 Cal.4th 335 (Cal. 2012)   Cited 183 times   27 Legal Analyses
    Holding that product manufacturer is not liable under any theory for harm caused by a third party's products