Municipal Law Update March 3, 2021

Cases from Decisions Filed February 5, 2021 – Fourth Department Evidence that City Affirmatively Created a Dangerous “Pavement Cutout” in Street Results in Reinstatement of Injured Bicyclist’s Lawsuit, Despite Showing that the City Lacked “Prior Written Notice” of the Defect  In the matter of Horst v. City of Syracuse, NY Slip Op 01591 (4th Dept.,…

Summing Up March 2021

Plaintiff’s Motion to Amend Complaint Granted when Defendants Could Not Establish Delay or Prejudice Pitt v. The Hague Corp., et al, 2021 N.Y. Slip Op. 00730 (4th Dept., February 5, 2021) Plaintiff, Veronica Pitt, allegedly sustained injuries when she slipped in water that leaked from a vending machine located in a building owned by defendant,…