Plaintiff lawful guest at a rooming house while staying with a tenant there was injured by a loose metal strip on a staircase. Defendant lessor argued that the tenant was aware of the condition and the lessor was therefore relieved of liabilty for the plaintiff's injury. The court found otherwise, holding that defendant lessor owed plaintiff lawful guest a duty of care. For a detailed summary of, and link to, the case of Sanders v. Dukes, visit the following url: