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Importance of swift storm damage cleanup

With late spring storms, it's important for property owners to conduct swift storm damage cleanup. The quicker you cleanup your property following a storm, the less likely it is that someone visiting will get hurt by the debris. For the most part, you have 24 hours from the end of a storm to cleanup the debris left behind. This should give you plenty of time to make the necessary adjustments to the property if the storm was not catastrophic in the Pomona area.

Tips for choosing the best wet floor sign for your company

Running a company comes with responsibilities you could never imagine. For example, you might be tasked with finding wet floor signs to display after mopping, cleaning or a spill. These signs are very important and every property should have at least one of them. They warn visitors about the danger of slipping on a wet floor. Having this sign present reduces your liability should someone suffer an injury on your property in California.

Is a property owner liable for your injuries?

As spring comes to Pomona Valley, there are many unfortunate opportunities for residents to get injured in accidents on other people's properties. In many of these instances, a business owner or homeowner may incur some liability for these injuries, opening the door for the victims to make successful claims for the damages. Some kinds of injuries that involve premises liability are more common than others.

How do we prevent premises' injuries?

The general public expects safe passage in businesses, across transport options and on the sidewalks and roads. The people and organizations that are responsible for public properties are also responsible for public safety, and may be liable if an injury occurs due to their negligence or incompetence.

Landowners must respect others' rights, even when trespassing

Trespassing may be illegal, but that breach of the law does not absolve a property owner from all responsibility. In certain situations, the owner could be held responsible for injuries that the person suffers, even if he or she was never supposed to be there in the first place.

Poor lighting and premises liability claims

It's not too much to ask that when someone is legally on another person's property that he or she feels safe. This can come in various forms, one of which is proper lighting. Lighting is a popular way to protect property from burglars, enhance curb appeal and light the way so visitors know where to walk. Well, poor lighting can lead to premises liability claims in California.

Premises liability and the attractive nuisance doctrine

When it comes to premises liability, there are areas that might not be cut and dry. Ensuring that visitors to a property do not get hurt when there is the law. Property owners must fix any issues that could pose a danger to those who step foot on their property. When dealing with children, there is something called the attractive nuisance doctrine.

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