Mets Ownership Gets Court Victory in Stadium Dispute


In Larry Rooney v. Sterling Mets, L.P. and The City of New York (2008), a New York state court granted the Sterling Mets, L.P. and the City of New York's motion for summary judgment in a case where a plaintiff, Larry Rooney, alleged that he sustained personal injuries when he fell as he stepped off an allegedly defective curb near a parking lot outside of Shea Stadium.

He alleged specifically that Sterling and the City were negligent in their ownership, operation, maintenance and control of Shea Stadium and the subject curb.

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