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Recent New York Court of Appeals' Decisions

Clementoni v. Consol. Rail Corp.

In an appeal arising out of the collision of an automobile driven by plaintiff and a train operated by defendant-rail company, summary judgment for defendants-property and grade crossing owners is affirmed as: 1) defendants-grade crossing owners owed plaintiff no duty to warn or protect under the circumstances; and 2) a landowner is generally not liable for the existence of uncut vegetation obstructing the view of motorists at an intersection.

Mfr.'s & Traders Trust Co. v. Reliance Ins. Co.

The general interest statute, CPLR 5001 (a), does not authorize an award of interest against unsuccessful claimants in an interpleader action.

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