Appeal from an order of the Civil Court of the City of New York, Kings County (Reginald A. Boddie, J.), entered September 16, 2010, deemed from a judgment of the same court entered January 20, 2011 (see CPLR 5501 [c]).
Ranbow Supply of N.Y., Inc. v MVAIC
Decided on August 31, 2012
Appellate Term, Second Department
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PRESENT: PESCE, P.J., RIOS and ALIOTTA, JJ
The judgment, entered pursuant to the September 16, 2010 order denying plaintiff's motion for summary judgment and granting defendant's cross motion for summary judgment, dismissed the complaint.
ORDERED that the judgment is affirmed, with $25 costs.
In this action by a provider to recover assigned first-party no-fault benefits, plaintiff appeals from an order of the Civil Court which denied plaintiff's motion for summary judgment and granted a cross motion by defendant Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation (sued herein as MVAIC) for summary judgment dismissing the complaint. A judgment was subsequently entered, from which the appeal is deemed to have been taken (see CPLR 5501 [c]).
Since MVAIC established that there had been no timely filing of a notice of claim and that leave had not been sought to file a late notice of claim (see Insurance Law § 5208 [a], [c]), plaintiff's assignor is not a covered person (see Insurance Law § 5221 [b] ) and, thus, a condition precedent to plaintiff's right to apply for payment of no-fault benefits from MVAIC has not been satisfied (Five Boro Psychological Servs., P.C. v MVAIC, 35 Misc 3d 133[A], 2012 NY Slip Op 50751[U] [App Term, 2d, 11th & 13th Jud Dists 2012]; M.N.M. Med. Health Care, P.C. v MVAIC, 22 Misc 3d 128[A], 2009 NY Slip Op 50041[U] [App Term, 2d, 11th & 13th Jud Dists 2009]). Accordingly, the judgment is affirmed.
Pesce, P.J., Rios and Aliotta, JJ., concur. Decision Date: August 31, 2012
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