January 18, 2022

DSB was successful in moving for summary judgment on behalf of a Long Island business. Plaintiff was allegedly inured when she tripped and fell on a public sidewalk. The Supreme Court, Queens County, determined that the business did not owe a duty of care to the plaintiff because the business neither owned, occupied nor maintained the accident location. Furthermore, the business did not create the condition. The Court further concluded that the business affirmatively established its entitlement to judgment as a matter of law and dismissed the complaint against the business.

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