Open and Obvious Doctrine in Missouri

Open and Obvious Doctrine in Missouri Missouri law acknowledges and implements the “open and obvious” doctrine in premises liability cases, but with some notable particulars. In Missouri, the doctrine asserts that property owners may not be liable for injuries occurring from an open and obvious hazard — a danger so apparent that a reasonable person […]

Comparative Fault in Missouri and Illinois

Comparative Fault in Missouri and Illinois Comparative fault is a critical concept in personal injury law. It pertains to the method by which fault is allocated among multiple parties involved in an accident or incident that results in damage or injury. This doctrine varies widely from state to state, with some states adopting a comparative […]