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Jordan B. Karp Secures Defense Verdict in New York County

In October 2014, Jordan B. Karp obtained a defense verdict after a three week trial in a negligent security case in Supreme Court, New York County. The case involved a resident of the defendant homeless shelter who was shot by another resident. Plaintiff alleged improper security, as well as improper supervision of the facility residents, creating a dangerous environment for the residents. At the end of a highly contested trial, the plaintiff asked the jury to award his client $5,000,000.00 in damages. The jury, after deliberating for 30 minutes, returned a unanimous verdict on behalf of the defendant.