Owner Not Liable for Slip-and-Fall Injury

Owner Not Liable for Slip-and-Fall Injury



Facts: In December 2007, a resident slipped and fell in front of the owner’s building while stepping up to the curb and onto a five- or six-inch mound of snow. The resident claimed that the owner was negligent in removing snow from the sidewalk.

The owner argued that according to all meteorological data, there couldn’t have been such an accumulation of snow and/or ice on that date, and, other than the resident’s testimony, there’s no independent admissible evidence to contradict the meteorological findings.

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