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Walls v. Oxford Management Co.

New Hampshire Supreme Court

633 A.2d 103 (1993)

Summary
Procedural History
Judicial Opinion
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Under New Hampshire law, a landlord is not obligated to protect tenants from criminal attack unless aware of a property defect increasing the risk of such attacks or has voluntarily assumed the responsibility of providing security.

Relevant Facts

Deanna Walls was sexually assaulted in her apartment complex's parking lot, managed by Oxford Management Co. (defendant). She sued Oxford, alleging failure to warn about lax security and past criminal activity.

Issue

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December 8, 2023

Judicial Opinion

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Citations

633 A.2d 103 (1993)

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