Chicago, Illinois, has some of the most impressive buildings in the world, as well as other buildings that are lesser known. Those buildings are sites of bustling commerce, with everyone from billionaire CEOs to minimum wage clerks going in and out of them every day. Naturally, most of those people use the buildings' stairs, both in entering and exiting the building and within the building. When someone slips and falls on the stairs and gets injured, there can be a premises liability case.
No matter how delightful it may be within the warmly heated homes and businesses of Chicago, Illinois, the weather outside is about to get frightful, for winter is coming and bringing with it lots of snow. For property owners, that raises premises liability considerations, since employees, customers and passersby might slip and fall on ice and snow and then sue the owner of the property that it happened on for a fortune.
With winter beginning to bear down on Chicago, potential hazards will soon be all around when we go outside. Of course, ice and snow around businesses and other types of property can provide increased danger to those who visit, live or work there.
Part of the fun of attending Major League Baseball (MLB) games is attempting to catch the foul balls as they soar towards the stands. But being in the range of these errant missiles can have long-term, negative consequences.
Chicago, Illinois, is famous for tall buildings. Those buildings, and many smaller ones, have elevators that thousands of people ride up and down on a daily basis. When people are injured while riding on those elevators, building owners may face premises liability claims. Those claims can be precluded by ensuring that everyone who uses the elevators does so in the safest manner possible.
Landlords throughout Chicago, Illinois, have a responsibility to maintain a safe environment on behalf of their tenants. Failing to do so could result in premises liability claims against them.
90 million dogs are kept as pets in the United States of America. Many of those dogs reside in the city of Chicago, Illinois. Their owners have a responsibility to ensure that their dogs do not infringe upon the property or personal space of other people. If their dog bites someone, a dog owner may find themselves facing a case inclusive of premises liability.
There are many fun things to do in Chicago, Illinois, in the summer. Those providing activities need to make sure that the activities are safe to protect their customers and to avoid premises liability problems. Of course, parents taking children to activities, like amusement parks, can do a lot to ensure their children's safety.
When people get injured on someone's Chicago, Illinois, property, they may pursue legal recourse. Those cases deal with premises liability and address the degree to which the owner or manager of the premises has liability for people suffering injuries there. They include instances of tenants suffering injuries on premises owned or managed by their landlord. Landlord tenant laws do vary per state.
Having a home pool can be a lot of fun for the family whose home it is at and their friends. However, if pool safety is not taken care of, there can be dangerous accidents with corresponding premises liability. Correspondingly, it is important to address some questions about pool safety.