Landlord Not Responsible for Super's Abuse of Tenants' Child

LVT Number: #31128

Tenants sued landlord and the building's management company for negligence after the building super molested their child. They claimed that hiring the super, who was a registered sex offender, was negligent. Landlord and management company asked the court to dismiss the case without trial. The court ruled against them. They appealed and won. There was no proof that landlord and its manager had any knowledge that the super would be prone to commit a violent act.

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