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Is Your Landlord Responsible for Common Outdoor Areas?

Is Your Landlord Responsible

Is Your Landlord Responsible? One of the advantages of renting a property over buying or owning one is that the property owner is responsible for the ongoing maintenance of your home or office. If there are outdoor areas that are used by multiple units, such as a garden, a backyard, a swimming pool, or simply a stairwell or walkway, it is the landlord’s responsibility to keep those areas in good repair and free of debris or obstacles. If the propertyRead More …

Common Area Accidents Apartment and Landlord Liability – 2021

Responsible for the Common Areas

Thousands of people in the Los Angeles area live in apartment buildings or condo complexes that share common areas like lobbies, elevators, pools, and fitness centers, and other Common Area Accidents. Property owners are responsible for keeping these areas in reasonably safe condition. When they do not, residents and guests can be severely injured in preventable accidents, including slip and falls, fires, toxic exposure, elevator accidents, pool and spa accidents, and many more. Fortunately, California premises liability law allows peopleRead More …