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An Out-of-Possession Landlord Cannot Avoid Liability for a Fall on Snow and Ice Under a Statute Imposing Liability on an Owner Even If the Owner Delegated Responsibility for Maintaining the Property to the Tenant

By: Louis G. Adolfsen and Michael F. PanayotouIn Xiang Fu He v. Troon Management, Inc., et al. decided on October 24, 2019, the New York Court of Appeals held that section 7-210 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York "unambiguously imposes a nondelegable...

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