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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 Hotel Accidents

a hotel pool

Hotels are meant to be accommodating, and when you book your room, the last thing you expect is to be injured during your stay. Hotel accidents, however, are more common than you may realize, and they are often very dangerous. If you’ve been injured in a Common Hotel Accidents, seek the professional legal counsel of an experienced Los Angeles personal injury attorney.  The Hotel’s Duty of Care As the hotel’s guest, its management owes you and every other guest aRead More …

Who Is Responsible for the Common Areas of Your Apartment Building?

Responsible for the Common Areas

The apartment building you live in is your home, and you naturally want to feel safe in your own home and someone Responsible for the Common Areas of Your Apartment Building. The common areas in your apartment building are an extension of your home. Your landlord has to keep these areas reasonably safe for you, other apartment dwellers, and your guests. Accidents that occur in common areas can be exceptionally dangerous and should not be overlooked or downplayed. If yourRead More …

Apartment Common Area Accidents and Landlord Liability

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 …