An occasional review of fascinating matters in New Jersey law – by Justin Marcus Smith

Tagged: commercial tenancy

A recent unpublished (therefore, non-precedential) Appellate Division decision, Herz v. 141 Bloomfield Ave. Corp. (App. Div. 2015), illustrates the danger of getting the signature lines wrong on a commercial lease. The commercial tenant was a corporation. The corporation’s president signed the lease as “President.” Although the lease contained language specifying the tenant’s president would be […]

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently predicted that New Jersey would not impose a duty on an individual commercial tenant for a dangerous condition in a common area, at least not where the commercial landlord had agreed to exercise maintenance responsibilities.

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