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Avoiding Premises Liability Lawsuits

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Sure, it’s not often we are faced with ice and snow here in Atlanta, but since that is the case, we are not accustomed to the necessary precautions needed to be taken when we are hit with that unexpected snow or freezing rain. Michigan attorney Terry Cochran provides a press release with some valuable advice for home and business owners and how to protect themselves after winter storms:

Residential property owners will want to keep their front sidewalks safe for school children to use each morning and afternoon. Business owners will want to make sure their walkways are safe for shoppers.

“Slip and fall” is a term used for an injury which occurs when someone slips, trips or falls as a result of a dangerous or hazardous condition on someone else’s property. Water, ice or snow, an abrupt change in flooring or a walkway, poor lighting or a hidden hazard might cause the fall.

Ice Slip and Falls