Novara Law Podcast Ep. 11: Open & Obvious No More?
The Michigan Supreme Court dismantled the long-standing “open-and-obvious doctrine.” Previously, property owners could usually defeat slip and fall claims where the danger to the injured individual was open and obvious to a reasonable person — a well-settled legal principle for a state like Michigan, where citizens encounter familiar and thus “obvious” hazards like snow and ice. Now what? Principal Dan Allen breaks down how this change in law will affect Michigan.
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