Owner Not Liable for Assault on Resident

Facts: After using her key to enter the lobby of the building, a resident was deterred by the presence of two men standing in front of the elevator. The resident testified that she didn’t “trust anybody in that building” and declined their invitation to enter the elevator. She went outside and waited until she saw two elderly Hispanic women enter the building. All five persons got onto the elevator when it arrived, and the resident pressed the button for the seventh floor.

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