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Store had no duty to guard against open and obvious hazard (access required)

Negligence Where video from a store security camera showed an 8-foot, bright yellow ladder that had fallen over was open, obvious and conspicuous, the store owed no duty of care with respect to its danger. Consequently judgment was entered against a woman who broke her wrist when she fell over the ladder. Background After Wanda C. Aitcheson tripped ...