Marie Castronuovo Wins Summary Judgment in a Trip and Fall Case
On May 3, 2018, Marie Castronuovo won summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s Complaint against our client in the case of Roberts v. Boston Properties et al, Index No. 162697/2014 (Supreme Court, New York County). The plaintiff claimed she tripped and fell on an inclement weather mat inside defendants building due to the misplacement of the mat around the revolving door. Ms. Castronuovo was successful in proving the absence of a dangerous condition and no notice to the defendant building owner of any tripping hazard. Ms. Castronuovo was also successful in demonstrating that defendant cleaning contractor owed no duty to plaintiff. The Court dismissed plaintiff’s Complaint in its entirety.