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Fourth District Reverses Trial Court Ruling Granting Summary Judgment Where Supporting Factual Position Was Not Filed at Least Forty Days Prior To Hearing

The lower court suit in this matter involved the appellee’s contention that the personal injury protection (PIP) policy limit of $10,000 had exhausted and therefore, no policy benefits remained in light of the appellant’s contention that it had be Case Law Alerts, 3rd Quarter, July

Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division Affirmed Superior Court’s Decision to Deny Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment Against Defendant’s Affirmative Defense Alleging Culpable Conduct and Comparative Negligence

In Mora, the defendant’s tractor-trailer collided with the plaintiff’s vehicle when the defendant took a left turn. In order to be entitled to summary judgment, the plaintiff must establish her own freedom from comparative negligence. Case Law Alerts, 3rd Quarter, July