Every day, people’s unsafe premises cause other people to slip and fall, resulting in traumatic bodily and emotional losses, including injuries to the hip, brain, spinal cord, and death.
Premises liability laws make property owners, including homeowners and business owners, keep property in a reasonably safe condition. Property owners must warn visitors, even trespassers, of any hazards such as barking dogs, when they create a dangerous condition on property, or allow a dangerous condition to persist. Examples of defective conditions:
Crack on the ground
Bump on the ground
An unreasonably long period of time for a property owner to allow a defective