TITLE

THE EXTRAPOLATION OF DEFENDANTS' LIABILITIES UNDER CPLR ARTICLE 16 WHERE THE PLAINTIFF IS CONTRIBUTORILY NEGLIGENT: AN UPDATE TOWARD RESOLVING A PERCEIVED AMBIGUITY OF CPLR 1601

AUTHOR(S)
Dillon, Mark C.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2010, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discloses a current report on clarifying complications within the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR) Article 16, which refers to the liabilities of a defendant. The report is based on the Robinson v. June court trial, wherein the plaintiff aims to sue the 2 patrons for injuries caused by their assault and the saloon for ignoring his plea for help. The report states that either of the 2 given solutions can be used to solve the problem, an appeal sent to the U.S. Court of Appeals and an amendment by the New York State Legislature.
ACCESSION #
54020811

 

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