The First Department’s recent decision in Rios v 1146 Ogden LLC, 2016 NY Slip Op 01420 (App. Div. 1st Dept. Feb. 25, 2016) illustrates one way in which a plaintiff injured on someone’s property can overcome summary judgment. There, the plaintiff alleged that she was injured “when she was caused to fall in the bathroom of her…

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In Ashton v. EQR Riverside A, LLC, 2015 NY Slip Op 07916 (Oct. 29, 2015), the court affirmed the dismissal of plaintiff’s trip-and-fall case. This case, like many premises liability cases, turned on the critical issue of “notice”. From the decision: It was undisputed that defendants did not have actual or constructive notice of the height differential…

Read More Trip/Fall Case Properly Dismissed; Expert’s Conclusion Was “Speculative”
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