MONROE (AP) – A woman attending a memorial for her ex-husband was looking for a bathroom when she opened the wrong door, fell down the stairs and was injured in Monroe County. But the Michigan appeals court says those dark stairs are not the fault of the homeowners.
Monroe County Judge Joseph Costello Jr. had ruled in favor of Lorna Schlecht, recalling his son once had mistakenly done the same thing. “Boom, down the stairs you go,” the judge said.READ MORE: Here Is An Update On The Chevy Bolt Recall
But the appeals court, in a 3-0 decision last week, said the stairwell and darkness would not be hidden dangers to an average person.READ MORE: James Craig Announces Run For Governor, Begins To Campaign
The three-judge panel ruled in favor of David and Suzanne Doom and dismissed a lawsuit stemming from the 2009 incident.MORE NEWS: Flat Rock Sewers Free Of Gasoline From Ford Gas Leak
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