Year: 1960 Source: Oklahoma Law Review, v.13, (November 1960), p.459-461 SIEC No: 19860939

Generally liability for suicide is denied on grounds that it is an independent intervening act willfully committed by the deceased. However, a 1959 case tried in New York affirmed liability, finding that the deceased committed suicide while subject to “An uncontrollable impluse or frenzy flowing directly from the defendnt’s act.” (p.459) (NBB)