Under traditional legal principles, your liability to people injured on your property changed according to the reason they came onto your property.
A more recent trend, however, holds land or property owners to a general duty of care to prevent injury to anyone coming onto their property, unless the dangerous condition was open and obvious.
Homeowners must tell their guests about – or make safe – any dangerous conditions that the guests are unlikely to recognize.
- What Actually Is A Premises Liability Claim?
- What Types Of Accidents And Injuries Are Included In Premises Liability Cases?