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SECTION 9804
Notice of defects in certain actions
Civil Practice Law & Rules (CVP) CHAPTER 8, ARTICLE 98
§ 9804. Notice of defects in certain actions. No civil action shall be
maintained against the village for damages or injuries to person or
property sustained in consequence of any street, highway, bridge,
culvert, sidewalk or crosswalk being defective, out of repair, unsafe,
dangerous or obstructed or for damages or injuries to persons or
property sustained solely in consequence of the existence of snow or ice
upon any sidewalk, crosswalk, street, highway, bridge or culvert unless
written notice of the defective, unsafe, dangerous or obstructive
condition, or of the existence of the snow or ice, relating to the
particular place, was actually given to the village clerk and there was
a failure or neglect within a reasonable time after the receipt of such
notice to repair or remove the defect, danger or obstruction complained
of or to cause the snow or ice to be removed, or the place otherwise
made reasonably safe.