When a construction crew takes over your workplace, or your home, who is responsible for injuries caused by dangers on the worksite? Should you sue contractors for worksite injuries under premises liability law, or is the landowner responsible for the work of their contractors?
Maybe there have been too many movies about fights that start in a bar until the patrons decide to “take it outside”. The Michigan Court of Appeals recently had to address the question of whether a bar owner was responsible when patrons and bouncers got into a fight off-premises that left one person dead.
Imagine going to someone’s home only to trip and fall down a stair you couldn’t see in the dark. Who is responsible for your injuries? Should the homeowner have warned you, or should you have known to turn on the light? That’s the debate happening right now in the Michigan Supreme Court.
There are many reasons to go door-to-door. Whether you are a mail carrier, a canvasser, or a Girl Scout, your success depends on the ability to safely approach strangers’ homes. But what happens if you are injured on the way to the door? Are property owners responsible for uninvited visitors’ injuries?
The first winter storm of the season has rolled through Michigan, bringing ice and snow along with it. While winter weather carries an increased risk of personal injury, it doesn’t always lead to a slip and fall lawsuit. Find out what you should know about premises liability, and its limits when it comes to winter […]