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Trinidad v. New York City Transit Authority

NEW YORK SUPREME COURT, APPELLATE DIVISION, FIRST DEPARTMENT


March 5, 2009

FRANCES TRINIDAD, PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT,
v.
NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY, DEFENDANT-APPELLANT.

Order, Supreme Court, New York County (Donna M. Mills, J.), entered December 26, 2007, which denied defendant's motion for summary judgment dismissing the complaint, unanimously affirmed, without costs.

Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431.

This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports.

Tom, J.P., Moskowitz, Renwick, Freedman, JJ.

112454/05

Contrary to defendant's argument, plaintiff consistently testified that his foot got stuck in a crack in the stairs.

Due to the poor quality of the photographs it submitted, defendant failed to demonstrate as a matter of law that the crack in the stairs was so trivial as to be non-actionable (see Trincere v County of Suffolk, 90 NY2d 976 [1997]; Figueroa v Haven Plaza Hous. Dev. Fund Co., 247 AD2d 210 [1998]; see also Revis v City of New York, 18 AD3d 290 [2005]).

THIS CONSTITUTES THE DECISION AND ORDER OF THE SUPREME COURT, APPELLATE DIVISION, FIRST DEPARTMENT.

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