The Appellate Division, FirstDepartment, has overturned a $2.5 million verdict stemming from an industrialaccident because the trial judge erred in ordering a directed verdict onthe question of liability.
All five judges on the appellatepanel agreed Manhattan Justice Stephen G. Crane erred when he ordered thedirected verdict, but one of the judges dissented from the panel’s decisionto order a new damage trial.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]