Slip and Fall on the Condominium Premises (MI): Does the Condominium Owe a Statutory Duty to its Co-owners?

What happens if a Co-owner slips and falls on the condominium premises? Does the Co-owner have a right to sue the Association or its property manager for failing to maintain the common areas in reasonable repair? Can the Co-owner recover from the Association (i.e. all of the other Co-owners) for damages sustained on the condominium premises? Can the Association use the Open and Obvious Doctrine as a defense in the condominium context? The answer to these questions may surprise you. A recent, published Michigan Court of Appeals decision addresses these concerns and more.   Read the article…………