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Prisoner’s negligence claim is reinstated (access required)

Where a state prisoner alleged in a pro se complaint that he tripped and was injured while falling down stairs that the Department of Corrections negligently maintained, the trial court erred by dismissing the complaint with prejudice. Overview AlBritton, an inmate in a state penitentiary, alleged that he tripped and fell while using a staircase that “was ...