Peled v. Dizengoff Center

Peled, who frequented a gym located inside the Dizengoff shopping mall, sued the management of the mall for lack of efficient enforcement of a law prohibiting smoking in public spaces.  In a small claims procedure the court found the mall liable for Peled's damages because the mall did not place signs prohibiting smoking in accordance with the law, mall staff did not enforce the law, and the mall provided ashtrays for visitor’s use and therefore encouraged cigarette smoking.