Defendant moves to dismiss the claim of Michael Ledson, in which it is alleged
that claimant was injured when he slipped and fell on “oil, grease and
other slippery substance[s]” while working as an ironworker on a
construction project at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan. Defendant has submitted
documentation indicating that Bellevue Hospital is a New York City Health and
Hospitals Corporation facility, as well as documentation indicating that the
site of the accident (462 1st Avenue, New York, NY, tax block 962, tax lot 100)
is owned by the City of New York and the Dormitory Authority of the State of New
The Court of Claims has no jurisdiction over the New York City Health and
Hospitals Corporation, the City of New York or the Dormitory Authority of the
State of New York. See, e.g.
, respectively, Espinal v State of New
, Ct Cl November 2, 2000 (unreported, claim no. 103030, motion no.
M-62470, Marin, J., UID #2000-016-093
Torres v State of New
York, Ct Cl June 29, 2001 (unreported, claim no.
95365, motion no. M-63437, Read, J., UID #2001-001-036); Blackman v State of
, Ct Cl dated January 20, 1999 (unreported, claim no. 99313, motion
no. M-58714, Lebous, J.).
Having submitted no opposition papers, claimant does not dispute
defendant’s assertions or raise any other nexus with the State of New
York. In view of the foregoing, having reviewed the
, IT IS ORDERED that motion no.
M-69798 be granted and claim no. 110385 be dismissed.