WHO’S LIABLE IF SOMEONE HURTS THEMSELVES WHILE TRESPASSING?

As a property owner, you have a legal obligation to keep the property reasonably safe for any visitors or invited guests. When someone trespasses, however, they are not a guest or visitor and are not protected under the same laws. In most cases, you will not be responsible for any injuries they suffer while trespassing on your property. However, there are a few exceptions in which you could be liable even though they broke the law.

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WHAT’S REQUIRED TO PROVE NEGLIGENCE IN A CAR ACCIDENT CLAIM?

Whether due to a slip and fall accident, medical malpractice, or an auto accident, nearly every personal injury claim will be centered around the concept of negligence. Essentially, a party will be considered negligent if they did not act with the same caution that a normal person would use in the same circumstances. For example, if a person ran a red light and caused an accident, they could be considered negligent because ordinarily prudent people would not run the red light.

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