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Premises Liability – Slip and fall on ice

Premises Liability / March 29, 2016

Court/Case No: Michigan Court of Appeals Case No. 329337

Tried/Argued Before: Michigan Court of Appeals

Demand: $500,000

Verdict: $0 - Summary disposition granted on appeal, reversing the trial court

Name of Judge(s): Honorable Judge Cynthia Diane Stephens, Honorable Judge Kirsten Frank Kelly, and Honorable Judge Karen M. Fort Hood

Keys to the Case:

Detailed brief writing – including an extensive analysis of recent case law developments that occurred during the appeal – and a thorough understanding of appellate procedure ultimately led to the Court of Appeals unanimously deciding that the snow plaintiff slipped on was open and obvious and did not present any special aspects.  Subrogation claim by the plaintiff’s health insured was also dismissed on appeal.

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