Municipalities Can Be Held Liable When They Act Like Private Companies

By: Vito A. Cannavo – New York Lawyer –  When a municipality undertakes an activity normally performed by a private company, it can be held liable for damage that it causes.  This rule can help plaintiffs overcome the requirement of a special relationship, which can be a barrier to recovering against a municipality. Two recent […]

New York Premise Liability Attorney Discusses When A Municipality Is Responsible For A Negligent Driver

By Vito A. Cannavo, Esq.  – New York City Trial lawyer, Vito A. Cannavo, Esq.experienced in municipal and premise liability, educates on the issue of a jury’s determination as to whether a municipality is responsible for a negligent driver in car accident lawsuits. A victim can recover against a municipality for injuries sustained in an automobile […]

Knowing Your Rights – The Statute of Limitations for Medical Negligence

by Robert G. Sullivan,Esq of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath and Cannavo,P.C. There are very few hard and fast rules under New York law.  However, the statute of limitations while one of the most fundamental, is also one of the most rigid and strict rules of law in this State.  The statute of limitations is how […]