Premises Liability – Out of possession owners and lessees awarded summary judgment

Howard F. Strongin and Yelena Davydan successfully argued that where out of possession owners and lessees divested itself of complete control of the building and there is no corresponding right to enter and make repairs, then they cannot be held liable for injuries allegedly sustained by the Plaintiff. Kigel v. The Fifty-fifth Street, LLC, et al. New York State Supreme Court, New York County, Index No.: 108338/04.