Maloney v. Salt Lake City
In Maloney v. Salt Lake City, 1 Utah 2d 72, 262 P.2d 281 (Utah 1953), the plaintiff alleged that Salt Lake City had negligently maintained a sidewalk that collapsed while he was on it. Id. at 282.
The Court affirmed a directed verdict in favor of the city, emphasizing that the plaintiff was unable to show that the sidewalk was in a defective condition before the collapse, even though the plaintiff himself had used the sidewalk many times prior to the accident. Id.