New York Law Notes
Every court-day a newly decided Appellate Division case, with practice points and student notes.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
More than one proximate cause, and comparative fault.
Practice point: There can be more than one proximate cause of an accident.
Student note: Therefore, the proponent of a summary judgment motion has the burden of establishing freedom from comparative fault as a matter of law.
Antaki v. Mateo
, NY Slip Op 07261 (2d Dept. 2012).
Here is the decision.
Friday’s issue: Medical malpractice, and experts’ opinions.
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