Torts — open and apparent situation

If a plaintiff is injured by tripping over a condition, lack of darkness, or an opaque condition, then it depends on objective facts whether the condition is overt and obvious, and whether the plaintiff noticed it or should have sought it, the district appeals court upheld the decision of the Cook County Circuit Judge Catherine Schneider. James Foy fell around 6pm on June 5, 2017 while walking on a sidewalk in the village of La Grange (Village). Foy stumbled upon a …

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