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Warren's Negligence in the New York Courts
Copyright 2017, Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., a member of the LexisNexis Group.

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Bailor and Bailee


Robert Conason;Richard Godosky;Rhonda E. Kay;Henry G. Miller;James C. Moore;Brian J. Shoot

Chapter Summary


This chapter from Warren's Negligence in the New York Courts identifies bailments, which are the delivery of personal property for some particular purpose, and discusses the types of bailments. It also covers the liability of a bailee, as well as a warehouseman's duty of care and liability. The chapter also covers gross, regular and slight negligence. Next, the chapter discusses theft of a motor vehicle in a parking lot pr garage and theft of merchandise from a parked or stored vehicle. Then, it discusses bailment of a motor vehicle for a test drive and the loan of a vehicle by a bailee to a third person. Finally, the chapter addresses the liability of a bailor to a bailee and to third parties.

Warren's Negligence (Matthew Bender) is New York's premier treatise on New York negligence law. It includes an accurate, up-to-date analysis of recent and seminal decisions in eight broad topics and nearly 400 fact patterns to help the attorney find the most helpful cases. Key topical areas include: essential principles of negligence law; particular defenses to negligence actions; various types of parties negligent; various types of persons injured; places where negligence occurs; particular instrumentalities of negligence; particular types of negligence actions; and damages.


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For a discussion of auto repair and service shops, see Chapter 23.

For a general discussion of negligence, see Chapter 1, Nature of Negligence.


See Weinstein, Korn & Miller, New York Civil Practice: CPLR (Matthew Bender) for in-depth analysis of each section of the CPLR, which is the procedural body of law in New York, applicable to all negligence actions filed in New York courts.

See LexisNexis AnswerGuide New York Negligence (Matthew Bender) for expert advice on both procedural and substantive questions of negligence law.

See New York Practice Guide: Negligence (Matthew Bender) for expert analysis of New York negligence case and statutory law, accompanied by practice materials such as forms, checklists, time-tables, strategy and practice tips, and a research guide.
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