Proximate Cause, Threshold Injury and Scope of Duty Take Center Court

, New York Law Journal


Jeffrey S. Lichtman and Richard A. Menchini, partners at O'Hare Parnagian, review personal injury decisions that provide valuable guidance to the practitioner tasked with developing a strategy in cases where proof of proximate causation is problematic, an opinion that eased the manner in which plaintiffs may prove a threshold "serious injury," as defined in New York's No-Fault Law, and another that clarified the scope of a social host's duty to supervise intoxicated guests on the host's property.

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