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Mordoh v. City of New York

Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York, Second Department
Apr 1, 1946
270 App. Div. 896 (N.Y. App. Div. 1946)

Opinion

April 1, 1946.


In an action by the infant plaintiff to recover damages for personal injuries, and by his father for expenses and loss of services, the complaint was dismissed by the court when the plaintiffs conditionally rested. Judgment reversed on the law and in the interest of justice, and a new trial granted, with costs to abide the event. The trial court erred in restricting the examination of the witness, Duffy, as shown at folios 123-127. When plaintiffs conditionally rested, it was with the reasonable assumption that they would have an opportunity to recall Duffy and to call the police officer before the case was concluded. The dismissal of the complaint upon motion of defendant immediately after the plaintiffs so conditionally rested, and without affording plaintiffs an opportunity to produce such witnesses, who were employees of the defendant, deprived the plaintiffs of the benefit of their testimony. Lewis, P.J., Hagarty, Adel, Aldrich and Nolan, JJ., concur.


Summaries of

Mordoh v. City of New York

Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York, Second Department
Apr 1, 1946
270 App. Div. 896 (N.Y. App. Div. 1946)
Case details for

Mordoh v. City of New York

Case Details

Full title:JOSEPH MORDOH, an Infant, by HAIM MORDOH, His Guardian ad Litem, et al.…

Court:Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York, Second Department

Date published: Apr 1, 1946

Citations

270 App. Div. 896 (N.Y. App. Div. 1946)

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