Legal Question in Landlord & Tenant Law in New York

is a landlord responsible for tenant's losses due to robbery? or is the tenant suppose to obtain renters insurance to cover such loss?

Asked on 12/29/09, 8:59 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael Markowitz Michael A. Markowitz, PC

If the tenant is able to prove that the landlord was negligent, then the landlord would ultimately be responsible for payment. However, if the landlord was not negligent, the loss would be the tenant's responsibility.

Mike.

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Answered on 1/04/10, 4:55 am


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