Landlord not required to use non-skid paint in stairwell.

Position::LANDLORD'S NEGLIGENCE - Brief article

Tenant sued landlord cooperative corporation after he fell down the stairs in the building. He claimed that the steps were painted with high-gloss paint that made them slippery when wet. Tenant argued that non-skid paint should have been used. Landlord and its managing agent claimed that it had no notice of a dangerous condition and hadn't created one. The court ruled against tenant and dismissed the case. Landlord had no actual or constructive notice of a dangerous condition. And tenant failed to prove that any...

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