With summer just around the corner, now is a great time to talk about premises liability and swimming pools. When you take your kids to the local pool, or you head to a gym for a swim, you want to know that the owner has taken safety seriously. It's essential that you are not hurt as a result of broken stairs, damaged flooring or other issues that the owner should have known about and repaired.
It's the spring, and that means that it's a time when more people go outside to see one another. With children heading to parks to play, now is a good time to talk about parks and liability for injuries.
Many people live in HUD homes around the country. These homes, secured by Housing and Urban Development, should be as safe as any other apartments or properties. Sadly, there are some letdowns.
No matter what time of year it is, there are usually functions that require people to go into stands or onto structures for seating that could be dangerous under certain conditions. Property owners of schools, theaters or other facilities using bleachers or stacked seating systems need to make sure they're maintained and safe for those who use them.