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Defense Verdict in Favor of Property Management Company

June 22, 2016

A Van Nuys jury issued a 12-0 verdict in favor of a property management company, represented by attorney Russell S. Wollman of Murchison & Cumming, LLP.

Plaintiffs alleged a HVAC unit installed on their condominium roof top caused excessive noise and vibration resulting in injuries and damages. They sued the management company that hired the company who installed the air conditioning unit directly on top of plaintiff's roof. They also sued the homeowners association. They alleged negligence, negligence per se (violation of the Los Angeles Municipal Court Ordinance) and nuisance. They asked the jury for $3.8 million for loss of enjoyment of life, loss of enjoyment of home, mental stress, loss of sleep, nervousness, uncontrollable body vibrations, and hearing loss.

 

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