Pavement that is cracked and broken is a property defect that requires immediate attention. An uneven sidewalk or parking lot creates dangerous surroundings. People could find themselves falling to the ground, suffering serious and sometimes life-threatening injuries. At The Law Offices of Christian J. Amendt, we have more than two decades of experience with these and other injuries. Our success in California is long-standing.
Negligent property owners must be held accountable for their inattentiveness to a hazard. Shortcuts, low-quality materials, lack of maintenance and other cost-cutting techniques will end up costing property owners in the long run.
Pavement defects can take many forms and include:
Fluctuations in temperatures can cause pavement to expand and contract, creating dangerous cracks and potholes. Cracks, uneven pavement and potholes are the responsibility of the commercial or residential property owner or government, if it owns or maintains the land.
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