Tenant Shot in Building Lobby

LVT Number: #24529

Tenant's family sued landlord for negligence after tenant was fatally shot in the building lobby by attackers. The family claimed that the attacker gained access due to a negligently maintained lock. The court granted landlord's request to dismiss the case without a trial. The family appealed and lost. In a criminal case against the attacker, he pleaded guilty and stated that tenant knew him and let him enter the building lobby.

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