Holiday shopping is done at your own risk

December 19, 2014

  • 272 Negligence
  • 272XVII Premises Liability
  • 272XVII(C) Standard of Care
  • 272k1034 Status of Entrant
  • 272k1037 Invitees
  • 272k1037(4) Care required in general

12-19-14Under Michigan law, any danger posed by fact that clothing rack in department store extended off carpeted surface and onto tiled aisle during pre-holiday shopping season was open and obvious, and thus, premises owner did not have duty to protect or warn business invitee of danger of tripping and falling over the rack.

Cudney v. Sears, Roebuck & Co., 84 F.Supp.2d 856, (E.D. Mich., 2000)