Appellate Decision Curbs Municipalities’ Burden to Pedestrians Injured While Exiting Taxi Cabs

By: Paul A. O’Grady The First Appellate Court of Illinois recently issued a decision that limits the municipalities’ duty to maintain its property (specifically, curbs and roadways) in a safe condition. In Decker v. City of Chicago, a pedestrian Plaintiff filed suit against the City of Chicago when he was injured while exiting a taxicab immediately […]