April 1, 2024

DSB obtained summary judgment in Supreme Court, Suffolk County, on behalf of a local municipality. The plaintiff tripped and fell at a fireworks show held in a local park. Plaintiff alleged that the municipality was negligent in not providing proper lighting at the event. DSB argued that the municipality neither owned nor controlled the site of the incident. The Supreme Court, Suffolk County, agreed and held that the municipality was not responsible for any of the conditions at the subject park, and accordingly, the complaint was dismissed.

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