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This is a tough issue because you would have to be able to prove that the condition (walk overhang) was not open and obvious and that there was no way that you knew or should have known of the condition. The property owner is going to claim just the opposite.....so there it would boil down to a question of fact and whether the jury believes that the condition is open and obvious.
One huge issue would be whether the property owner knew this was dangerous and that others have had the same thing happen to them as you......which would prove notice....and would help your ability to make a successful claim.
So, it is POSSIBLE that you could have a successful claim, but you'd likely have to sue if the property owner denies responsibility (as its insurance company would as well).
There can be a warning, but there's likely no statute that requires it. You could check if there's a building code or ordinance that requires this.....and if that's the case, you could claim that the property owner was required to do this IF the ordinance or code applies to a private property.
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