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How do people break into buildings?

When you stay in a hotel, an apartment, a vacation rental or any other type of property that you do not own, you expect that the owner took proper steps to keep you safe. This means using proper security methods to make sure you do not get harmed during some type of criminal activity, like a break-in.

Establishing liability after a slip-and-fall injury

Property managers in Arizona have a duty to their guests to maintain safe premises and remove any known dangers. Property owners should also post signs if a danger is present so that guests can avoid getting hurt by it. When a property owner fails to fulfill this duty to his or her property visitors, resulting injuries could give rise to a premises liability claim.

2 important issues relating to hotels and premises liability

Arizona hotels receive a lot of visitors and guests. To ensure that these guests don't get hurt, the property owners and managers of these hotels need to keep their premises safe and free of unnecessary dangers. Failure to do so could render the property owners at fault and liable in the event of a serious injury.

When is a swimming pool liable for injuries?

Taking your children to a swimming pool over the weekend is a great way to spend time. It offers the opportunity to get some exercise, practice an important skill and have fun while doing it. You might enjoy swimming at a friend's house or going to a local recreational center or country club. No matter where you decide to take your children, the owner of the premises has certain responsibilities when it comes to looking out for your safety.

Understanding trespassing and premises liability

In general, a premises owner is liable for any injuries that occurred on their premises when it can be shown that the injury was caused by unsafe circumstances. However, in order for an injured person to take legal action against the premises owner in question, their legal status in regard to them being able to enter the property needs to be questioned.

Suffering an injury in the bathroom of a premises

If you have limited mobility or have a disability, visiting bathrooms on public premises can be a challenge. Premises owners are required to provide accessible facilities so that disabled people can use the bathroom safely and with ease. However, sometimes premises owners are negligent in the maintenance of bathroom facilities, and injuries can occur as a result.

Protecting yourself after an injury at a friend's house

Injuries can occur in any place where there are hazards. This could be in a supermarket, a movie theater or even at a friend's house. While it is likely that you already know that you have the potential to make a legal claim for an injury on a public premises, you may not know that it is also possible to do if you become injured at a friend's home.

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