Alvarezv.Nyll Mgmt. Ltd.

Court of Appeals of New York.Feb 12, 2015
24 N.Y.3d 1191 (N.Y. 2015)
24 N.Y.3d 119127 N.E.3d 4713 N.Y.S.3d 7572015 N.Y. Slip Op. 1303

02-12-2015

Marta ALVAREZ, Appellant, v. NYLL MANAGEMENT LTD., et al., Respondents.

The Law Offices of James M. Sheridan, Jr., P.C., Garden City (James M. Sheridan, Jr. of counsel), and Hallock & Malerba, P.C., Deer Park (Larry Hallock of counsel), for appellant. Baker, McEvoy, Morrissey & Moskovits, P.C., Brooklyn (Colin F. Morrissey of counsel), for respondents. New York State Trial Lawyers Association, New York City (Michael S. Levine of counsel), for New York State Trial Lawyers Association, amicus curiae.


The Law Offices of James M. Sheridan, Jr., P.C., Garden City (James M. Sheridan, Jr. of counsel), and Hallock & Malerba, P.C., Deer Park (Larry Hallock of counsel), for appellant.

Baker, McEvoy, Morrissey & Moskovits, P.C., Brooklyn (Colin F. Morrissey of counsel), for respondents.

New York State Trial Lawyers Association, New York City (Michael S. Levine of counsel), for New York State Trial Lawyers Association, amicus curiae.

Opinion On review of submissions pursuant to section 500.11 of the Rules of the Court of Appeals (22 NYCRR 500.11 ), order affirmed, with costs. The Appellate Division correctly concluded that plaintiff failed to raise a triable issue of fact whether she suffered a serious injury within the meaning of Insurance Law § 5102(d) as a result of the underlying motor vehicle accident.

Chief Judge LIPPMAN and Judges READ, PIGOTT, RIVERA and ABDUS–SALAAM concur.

Judges STEIN and FAHEY took no part.