Clearing Snow and Ice: The 'Storm-in-Progress' Rule

, New York Law Journal


In their Trial Practice column, Robert S. Kelner and Gail S. Kelner write: As the weather turns warmer and balmier, it is the perfect time to conjure up memories of winter past and talk about the "storm-in-progress" rule. Under this rule, there is no duty imposed upon a landowner to remove snow and ice while the winds are howling and the sleet and snow are pouring down.

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