Majewski v. Cantrell

In Majewski v. Cantrell, 293 Ark. 360, 737 S.W.2d 649, 651 (1987), as part of an oral lease, the lessor and lessee agreed that the lessor would maintain the roof of the building. An employee of the lessee was injured when she slipped on water that had leaked through the unrepaired roof. 737 S.W.2d at 650. The Supreme Court of Arkansas upheld a jury verdict for the employee, holding that the oral lease agreement established a duty on the part of the lessor to maintain the roof. 737 S.W.2d at 651.