Can I sue a borough for an accident that occurred as a result of an icy road?

Asked on February 14, 2013 under Accident Law, Pennsylvania


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

This would be a very weak case because icy roads in PA in the winter are to be expected and the borough will argue that precautions need to be exercised when driving on icy roads. 

Unless the ice had been there for a very long time during the winter without the borough taking appropriate action to remedy the situation, it is unlikely that you would prevail in the case.

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