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Judge Finds Tenant’s Evidence “Suspect” After Cross Examination, $85,636 Judgment for Commercial Landlord

I have included a picture of the “suspect” evidence…you be the judge. What should have been a run-of-the-mill commercial lease dispute over a failure to pay rent turned into a two-day bench trial when the tenant produced an alternate lease and alleged deposit slips showing that all rent was paid. I went in knowing that [..]

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JUDGE TOSSES $50,000 SLIP-AND-FALL CASE AFTER ATTORNEY WILIAM DAY ARGUES THAT COMMERCIAL LANDLORD WAS NOT LIABLE FOR TENANT’S GUESTS

Recently, Judge Clark of the D.C. Superior Court agreed with Washington, D.C. attorney William Day that a commercial landlord was not liable for any injury suffered by the guest of its tenant.  Day was defending a commercial landlord who was sued by the guest of the landlord’s tenant.  The lawsuit claimed $50,000 in damages.  The guest alleged that he [..]

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