Landlord v. Tenant: August 2016
Landlord’s Negligence: Landlord Not Responsible for Shooting of Two Tenants in Vestibule
Tenant and the family of another tenant sued landlord for negligence after they were shot in the building’s public vestibule. One of the tenants died. Landlord asked the court to dismiss the case without a trial, claiming that it had no duty to protect tenants. The court ruled against landlord, who appealed and won.