Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A defendant's failure to establish a prima facie case.

Practice:  A defendant cannot establish a prima facie case merely by pointing out gaps in the plaintiff's case.

Case in point:  Barone v. Elizabeth Firehouse, LLC, NY Slip Op 04052 (1st Dep't May 18, 2017)

Here is the decision.

Tomorrow's issue:  A valid storm-in-progress defense.