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Lease language imposes higher duty on landlord (access required)

A Richmond judge has ruled that a provision included in many residential leases can be the basis of a negligence per se claim by a tenant in a lead poisoning case. Circuit Judge T.J. Markow acknowledged that a landlord owes no common law duty of care to maintain a property when a tenant has exclusive possession ...