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532 Madison Avenue Gourmet Foods, Inc. v. Finlandia Center, Inc.
Citation:Court of Appeals of New York, 2001. 96 N.Y.2d 280, 750 N.E.2d 1097, 727 N.Y.S.2d 49.
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Defendant’s building, 540 Madison Square’s south wall, collapsed and caused Plaintiff’s building to be closed for weeks due to the damage and traffic. The collapse occurred after a construction project which including replacing windows on the south wall of the building. In response to the collapse, New York City Officials closed 15 heavy traffic blocks on Madison Avenue, and the closure lasted for two weeks at a minimum. Plaintiff brings suit for economic loss.
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