Have you been injured because of a broken sidewalk in Michigan? Are you looking for a slip and fall lawyer?
Zuppke Law is your Michigan slip and fall law firm located in Royal Oak, Michigan. For the last 34 years, our firm has handled hundreds of slip and fall lawsuits. Don’t wait around for the business owner or the city to compensate you for your pain and suffering, contact our firm today. When winning is the only option, there’s only one Michigan slip and fall law firm. Zuppke Law.
Zuppke Law will pick you up and put you back on your feet.
What are examples of Michigan slip and fall accidents?
- broken sidewalks
- missing sewer caps
- wobbly cement slabs
Does Michigan have a defective sidewalk law?
Yes, Michigan does have a broken or defective sidewalk law, take a look at the statute.
(3) In a civil action, a municipal corporation that has a duty to maintain a sidewalk under subsection (1) is presumed to have maintained the sidewalk in reasonable repair. This presumption may only be rebutted by evidence of facts showing that a proximate cause of the injury was 1 or both of the following:
(a) A vertical discontinuity defect of 2 inches or more in the sidewalk.
(b) A dangerous condition in the sidewalk itself of a particular character other than solely a vertical discontinuity.
(4) Whether a presumption under subsection (3) has been rebutted is a question of law for the court.
If you’ve been injured because of a defective sidewalk, contact Zuppke Law today. We’re your Michigan broken sidewalk law firm with the experience you need to get every last penny that you deserve. Our firm is located at Woodward Avenue and I-696, just north of the Detroit Zoo. For any and all personal injury claims, Zuppke Law is here to help you. The Zuppke Law guarantee is that you’ll always work with a Zuppke.