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Section Newsletter Articles on Distraction Exception

Examination of the distraction exception to the open and obvious rule and the recent Supreme Court decision in Bruns v. City of Centralia By Ronald W. Kalish Tort Law, June 2015 The recent Supreme Court decision of Bruns v. City of Centralia reminds us that getting your case to trial on the facts is not a forgone conclusion.
The distraction exception explained: Virginia Bruns v. the City of Centralia By Hon. Daniel T. Gillespie and Greg Conner Civil Practice and Procedure, October 2014 The Illinois Supreme Court clarified when the distraction exception applies to the open and obvious rule in slip and fall cases in Bruns v. City of Centralia.

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