2023 New York Laws
EPT - Estates, Powers and Trusts
Article 5 - Family Rights
Part 4 - Rights of Members of Family Resulting From Wrongful Act, Neglect or Default Causing Death of Decedent
5-4.2 - Trial and Burden of Proof of Contributory Negligence

§ 5-4.2 Trial and burden of proof of contributory negligence

On the trial of an action accruing before September first, nineteen hundred seventy-five to recover damages for causing death the contributory negligence of the decedent shall be a defense, to be pleaded and proved by the defendant.

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