2012 New York Consolidated Laws
CVP - Civil Practice Law & Rules
Article 14-A - (1411 - 1413) DAMAGE ACTIONS: EFFECT OF CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK
1411 - Damages recoverable when contributory negligence or assumption of risk is established.


NY CPLR § 1411 (2012) What's This?
 
    § 1411. Damages recoverable when contributory negligence or assumption
  of  risk  is  established. In any action to recover damages for personal
  injury, injury to property, or  wrongful  death,  the  culpable  conduct
  attributable  to the claimant or to the decedent, including contributory
  negligence or assumption of risk, shall not bar recovery, but the amount
  of damages otherwise recoverable shall be diminished in  the  proportion
  which  the  culpable  conduct  attributable  to the claimant or decedent
  bears to the culpable conduct which caused the damages.

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