If you are going to shovel snow, do it right

December 11, 2014

  • 233 Landlord and Tenant
  • 233V Enjoyment and Use of Premises
  • 233V(J) Liability for Dangerous or Defective Conditions
  • 233V(J)2 Existence of Duty of Care
  • 233k1221 Landlord’s Duty
  • 233k1225 Conditions created or known by defendant

12-11-14Although no independent duty exists upon landlord to shovel natural accumulation of snow on his property, liability can arise from negligent performance of voluntary undertaking.

Williams v. Alfred N. Koplin & Co., 448 N.E.2d 1042, (Ill. App. 2 Dist. 1983)