Robles v. Palazzolo Realty Corp – Case Brief Summary (New York)

In Robles v. Palazzolo Realty Corp. (66 AD3d 417, 418, 886 N.Y.S.2d 388 [1st Dept 2009]), an apartment building tenant brought an action against the landlord and landlord's president, alleging negligence in the maintenance of the apartment building.

The First Department held that the conduct the plaintiff attributed to the landlord's president "amounts to nothing more than nonfeasance, for which he bears no liability as a corporate officer" (id.).