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Section 1102 Implied admissions

Uniform District Court (UDC)

  The following provisions governing matters deemed admitted and the imposition of additional costs for unreasonable denials shall be applicable in this court.

  (a) Ownership, operation or control of:

  1. Vehicle. In an action for negligence arising from the ownership, operation or control of a vehicle required to be registered or licensed, where the pleading containing the cause of action states the registration or license number of such vehicle, the pleader need not prove upon the trial the ownership, operation or control of such vehicle by the other party and the same shall be deemed admitted, unless specifically denied in the responsive pleading.

  2. Streetcar or bus. In an action for negligence arising from the ownership, operation or control of any streetcar or omnibus in the state of New York, where the pleading containing the cause of action states the avenue or street upon which the said streetcar or omnibus was operated, the place where the accident occurred, and the number of the streetcar or omnibus or the name or number of any of the employees operating the said streetcar or omnibus at the time in question, the pleader need not prove upon the trial the ownership, operation or control of the particular streetcar or omnibus by the other party and the same shall be deemed admitted, unless specifically denied in the responsive pleading.

  3. Building. In an action for negligence arising from the ownership, operation or control of any building, dwelling or tenement house, where the pleading containing the cause of action states the full address of the building, dwelling or tenement house and the date when the acts complained of took place, the pleader need not prove upon the trial the ownership, operation or control of such building, dwelling or tenement house by the other party and the same shall be deemed admitted, unless specifically denied in the responsive pleading.

  (b) Signature. A signature to a written instrument which is pleaded shall be deemed genuine unless the other party, in his responsive pleading, specifically denies its genuineness and makes demand that it be proved.

  (c) Corporate existence. In an action by or against a corporation organized or authorized to do business pursuant to the laws of the state of New York, the existence of such corporation shall be deemed admitted unless specifically denied in the responsive pleading.

  (d) In the event of the unreasonable or unjustifiable denial of any of the matters contained in subdivisions (a), (b) or (c), and the satisfactory proof thereof, upon trial, by the party who pleaded them, the court may allow such party, if he prevails in the action, additional costs not to exceed twenty-five dollars for each such denial.