Premises Liability/Negligent Security

Jeffrey Van Etten

Appellate Division, Second Department unanimously reversed lower court, Jeffrey Van Etten & Elizabeth Kastner on the law, which denied summary judgment to the owner of an industrial complex whose tenant’s facilities were robbed, resulting in excess of seven figures of damages. On appeal, the Appellate Division agreed/held that defendant established that they had minimum security protections in place and that the robbery was unforeseeable.

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