Quimbee logo
DMCA.com Protection Status
From our private database of 18,400+ case briefs...

Bonerb v. Richard J. Caron Foundation

United States District Court for the Western District of New York
159 F.R.D. 16 (W.D. N.Y. 1994)

Bonerb v. Richard J. Caron Foundation


Bonerb, a resident of New York, fell and was injured while playing basketball at a Pennsylvania drug rehabilitation facility owned by the Richard J. Caron Foundation (Caron) (defendant). Bonerb (plaintiff) sued, alleging in his original complaint that Caron’s basketball court was negligently maintained. Bonerb subsequently moved, after Pennsylvania’s two-year statute of limitations had run, to amend his claim to add a cause of action for counseling malpractice. Caron objected on the ground that the counseling malpractice claim did not relate back to the original pleading so was barred by Pennsylvania's statute of limitations.

Rule of Law


Holding and Reasoning (Heckman, J.)

What to do next…

  1. Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.

    You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 497,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Vanderbilt, Berkeley, and the University of Illinois—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students. Read our student testimonials.

  2. Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.

    Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students. Read more about Quimbee.

Here's why 497,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:

  • Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 18,400 briefs, keyed to 985 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
  • The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
  • Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
  • Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.

Questions & Answers

Have a question about this case?

Sign up for a free 7-day trial and ask it

Sign up for a FREE 7-day trial