• Court of Appeals
  • 54 N.Y.2d 167 (1981)
  • Before: Ch.J. Cooke and J.J. Jasen, Jones, Wachtler, Fuchsberg and Meyer concur.
  • For Plaintiff: For Respondent: Frederic Lewis.
  • For Defendant: For Appellant: William E. Hegarty, Thomas J. Kavaler, Ernest J. Williams, Joseph D. Ahearn and Michael Majewski Peter J. Mastaglio and Steven E. Grill for The Brooklyn Union Gas Company and others, amici curiae.