Zbock v Gietz

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Zbock v Gietz 2015 NY Slip Op 05019 Decided on June 12, 2015 Appellate Division, Fourth Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law ยง 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports.

Decided on June 12, 2015 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department
PRESENT: SCUDDER, P.J., CARNI, SCONIERS, VALENTINO, AND WHALEN, JJ.
701 CA 14-02298

[*1]COLLEEN M. ZBOCK, AS ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN P. ZBOCK, JR., DECEASED, PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT,

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DANIEL B. GIETZ, ET AL., DEFENDANTS, PHILLIP C. FOURNIER, FOURNIER ENTERPRISES, INC., AND COPE BESTWAY EXPRESS, INC., DOING BUSINESS AS BESTWAY DISTRIBUTION SERVICE, DEFENDANTS-APPELLANTS.

Appeal from an order of the Supreme Court, Erie County (Timothy J. Drury, J.), entered May 14, 2014. The order denied the motion of defendants Phillip C. Fournier, Fournier Enterprises, Inc., and Cope Bestway Express, Inc., doing business as Bestway Distribution Service, to preclude plaintiff from presenting testimony of Stephanie P. Messina or, in the alternative, to compel plaintiff's counsel to produce a copy of Stephanie P. Messina's statement.



BURDEN, GULISANO & HICKEY, LLC, BUFFALO (ANDREW KOWALEWSKI OF COUNSEL), FOR DEFENDANTS-APPELLANTS.

LIPSITZ GREEN SCIME CAMBRIA LLP, BUFFALO (JOHN A. COLLINS OF COUNSEL), FOR PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT.



It is hereby ORDERED that the order so appealed from is unanimously affirmed without costs for reasons stated in the decision at Supreme Court.

Entered: June 12, 2015

Frances E. Cafarell

Clerk of the Court