Tag Archives: premises liability

Landowners may have duty to fix ‘open and obvious’ hazards

The “open and obvious danger” rule does not apply to preclude a finding of negligence in a premises liability action filed by a tenant who was injured when he unsuccessfully attempted to flip into an inflatable pool from a trampoline, ...

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Benchmarks: Caregiver assumed risk of attack by Alzheimer’s patient

A California home care worker suffered serious stab wounds in 2008 when an 85-year-old Alzheimer’s patient suddenly turned on her. This week, a state court ruled that the caregiver assumed the risk of her injuries.

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