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May 22, 2014

  • 272 Negligence
  • 272XVII Premises Liability
  • 272XVII(B) Necessity and Existence of Duty
  • 272k1012 k. Conditions Known or Obvious in General.

272 NegligenceUnder Kentucky law, plaintiff who allegedly slipped and fell on wet spot in garage could not establish that defendant owed her a duty with respect to that hazard, as required to prove negligence, where plaintiff admitted that the wet spot was obvious to anyone who was looking.

Thompson v. Breeding, 351 F.3d 732 (6th Cir. 2003)