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Does a Landlord Have a Duty to Protect Tenants Against Crime?
PROPERTY OWNERS MAY HAVE A DUTY TO PROTECT CERTAIN PEOPLE AGAINST FORESEEABLE CRIMINAL CONDUCT. Generally speaking, property owners are not responsible for the acts of third parties (meaning people who are not under the property owner’s actual or legal control). However, the law recognizes an exception to this general rule where a “special relationship” exists…. Read More »