$60,000 – Melting snow from the repair shop’s roof was directed to the sidewalk by two down spouts and then continued to flow downhill to collect in the low spot in front of the service door forming an unnatural accumulation of ice upon which the plaintiff slipped, fell, and fractured his hip.

Settled. Melting snow from the repair shop’s roof was directed to the sidewalk by two down spouts and then continued to flow downhill to collect in the low spot in front of the service door forming an unnatural accumulation of ice upon which the plaintiff slipped, fell, and fractured his hip. Premises owners in Illinois have a duty to remove unnatural accumulations of ice from their premises. They also have a duty to warn those on the premises of the existence of that unnatural accumulation. Federated Mutual Insurance