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It isn't illegal to show a tenant list.
So, therefore, it is legal.
You could also file a lawsuit against the building for negligence and allowing access to a place from which someone could fall.
The tenant list would then be discoverable under the concept of potential witnesses.
So far I have been unable to find a lawyer willing to take the case.
You're probably not going to be able to find one to take the case on a % basis at this point, you'd have to pay them by the hour to do the work.
He was legally intoxicated at the time of his death, there is no disputing that fact.
I just find it hard to believe that the police will not show anyone the tenant list
of the building.
It's not unusual for police not to reveal portions of their investigation or the list of witnesses.
How can you make a connection between the building and my son, if you don't know who occupies the building?
There are 270 apartments within the buidling.
I don't understand what you mean by that. Can you reprhase?
No one knows why my son went to this particular building, or what transpired for the 42 minutes from the
time he entered until the time of his death.
I understand. What you have to do is base the initial lawsuit on there being a defect in the building which allowed him to fall.
In some cases you can even get a judge to allow you to tile a lawsuit simply for the purposes of doing discovery to determine if a full lawsuit is viable.
Again, you would have to pay the lawyer a fee to do it but there are ways to get the list other than through the police.
A final "end around" may be to hire a private investigator. They often can get the lists of tenants from the police, the company that owns the building, or even by a contact inside the utility department.
Already have gone the PI route, no luck.
It works 90% of the time but it occasionally fails.
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