Appellate court reluctantly applies open and obvious doctrine in snow and ice case involving claim of ordinary negligence.
Michigan Supreme Court ruling reinforces open and obvious doctrine in black ice case.
This final installment of our four-part incident documentation series takes a look at the power of surveillance video and photos... or the lack thereof.
Appellate court reverses trial court ruling favoring bar owner in premises liability case, and in so doing, creates notice and open and obvious doctrine questions of fact.
The Michigan Supreme Court recently doubled-down on the plain meaning of "open and obvious" in premises liability claims by reversing two lower appellate court rulings.
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