Investigating a plaintiff’s prior suits may reveal contrary positions barring a claim through judicial estoppel.
Actions outside the scope of an invitation by an invitee could change his/her legal status for purposes of premises liability.
Applying "open and obvious" doctrine just got tougher following recent appellate court ruling that a snow covered parking lot may represent a 'special aspect.'
Invitees can become a trespassers when they venture into an area they are not authorized or expected to be.
A recent ruling from the Michigan Court of Appeals may adversely affect knowledgeable property owners with regard to constructive notice.
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