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CRUG Obtains Defense Verdict in Mahoning County Trial

February 2, 2023–CRUG Partner, Patrick M. Roche obtained a defense verdict in a Mahoning County trial this week. Pat represented the owner of a 6-unit residential building. The Plaintiff was a tenant who sued the owner for negligence that allegedly enabled the unlawful entry of a third party associated with another tenant.  The intoxicated intruder broke into plaintiff’s unit but did not physically harm plaintiff. Plaintiff alleged PTSD.  The jury verdict was in favor of CRUG’s client, the landlord, as well as the property management company.