NY Blames Zuccotti Park Owner For Occupy Wall Street Damage

Law360, New York (August 29, 2012, 2:26 PM EDT) -- The city of New York has pointed the finger at Zuccotti Park owner Brookfield Office Propertes Inc. in two lawsuits brought by Occupy Wall Street protesters and a film crew over damage allegedly caused when they were evicted from the park last November.

Filed in late June and late July, respectively, the city's third-party complaints in the two federal suits allege that if any harm came to the protesters or the filming company and their property, it was the result of negligence on the part of...
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