Attorneys Matthew S. LaBeau and Joshua M. Stapp Obtain Dismissal of a Slip and Fall Case


Attorneys Matthew S. LaBeau and Joshua M. Stapp recently defended a restaurant in a slip and fall case. The plaintiff was walking down an alley next to the restaurant when she slipped on what she believed was grease from a fryer left in the alleyway.  Matt and Josh filed a motion for summary disposition on the basis that the condition was open and obvious and that the restaurant had complied with its duty to plaintiff as a licensee.  The Court granted the motion on both grounds, dismissing the case entirely.  The plaintiff was claiming significant damages after undergoing multiple spine surgeries after the incident.

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