Statues of limitations: one claim denied, another denial overturned

Two separate appeals on late filings. One court said one man waited too long to seek damages, while the other court overturned a similar decision denying an accident victim a late notice of claim filing against the City.

Negligence Claim Against City Filed Too Late, Panel Says

Andrew Denney, New York Law Journal    |

A man whose computers were seized as evidence by the NYPD but destroyed before he could retrieve them waited too long to seek damages, an appellate court has ruled.

Panel Overturns Denial of Victim’s Late Claim Notice

Joel Stashenko, New York Law Journal

An appeals court unanimously reversed a state Supreme Court decision denying an severely injured accident victim’s attempt to file a late notice of claim against New York City for a fall she suffered while walking past a construction site in the Bronx.

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