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Municipal Negligence: Zelie v. Town of Van Buren

Appellate Division, Fourth Department   Municipal Negligence Open and Obvious Doctrine Zelie v. Town of Van Buren 1581 Appealed from Supreme Court, Onondaga County Background: The Plaintiff commenced this action seeking damages for injuries he sustained when he fell in a drainage ditch while playing basketball at a park owned by defendant. The plaintiff ran and jumped while attempting to prevent the ...