Sidewalk In Residential Community Is Private Property, New Jersey High Court Rules

(August 13, 2015, 12:34 PM EDT) -- TRENTON, N.J. — The public-sidewalk immunity doctrine is not applicable to a claim for personal injuries suffered on a sidewalk in a common-interest community, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Aug. 12 (Cuiyun Qian v. Toll Brothers Inc., et al., No. A-95 September Term 2013, N.J. Sup.; 2015 N.J. LEXIS 825).

(Opinion available. Document #77-150826-002Z.)

The court reversed a ruling by the state Superior Court Appellate Division affirming the dismissal of a suit brought by Cuiyun Qian against Toll Brothers Inc. the Villas at Cranbury Brook...
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