Are you liable if someone falls on ice on your property?

Feb 09, 2022 Injuries    Press Release    Slip and Fall

(WKBN) — There’s still a lot of snow and ice left behind from last week’s ice and snowstorm. What’s thawed during the day has frozen back over at night. What happens if someone falls on ice on your property?

27 First News talked with a personal injury lawyer to find out if you can be held liable.

Ohio has something called the “Winter No Duty Rule.”

“Basically what that means is the Ohio Supreme Court has said on many occasions that in the winter no property owner owes you an obligation to protect you from natural accumulations of ice or snow,” said Attorney Michael Maillis, partner with KNR.

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