The parties to this suit both reside in a condominium association. Each party owns a unit, and each has parking spaces. The dispute is over the fact that when the Grudziecki parks their car in their parking spot, even within the lines, it is difficult, if not impossible, to access the ramp to the garage entrance and elevator area from the left side. As a practical matter, unit owners who wish to access the elevator area must walk to the right side of the ramp when Grudziecki is parked there. The Greenbergs, whose parking spaces are directly across from Grudziecki’s spot, wanted the court to order that that Grudziecki pull the car forward or move farther toward the left side of the parking space so that they could enter the elevator area from the left side, instead of being “forced to walk around the right side of the ramp, which is farther away from their parking spaces.” Mrs. Greenberg is disabled and requires the use of a walker and entering from the left would save Mrs. Greenberg a few steps. When the matter could not be resolved, the Greenbergs filed suit.
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