Inadequate Security: How Do I Prove My Case?
As you may know, property owners in Alabama have a legal obligation to maintain a reasonably safe environment for their visitors. This means that they must adhere to applicable safety regulations and building codes, conduct routine maintenance and take measures to remedy any hazardous conditions that arise. What you may now know, however, is that […]
Who is Responsible for a Slip & Fall Accident?
Throughout the United States, premises liability laws hold property owners accountable for the safety of the areas over which they exercise control. This means that they could be subject to civil litigation if they have negligently failed to uphold this duty of care. It is important to understand that the specific nature of these laws […]
What is the Rabid Dog Statute in Alabama?
In Montgomery AL, dog owners are held accountable for the actions of their pet. Under Alabama Code §3-6-1, it is their responsibility to maintain a safe environment, keep the dog under control and warn guests of their pet’s violent propensities. Unlike many other states in the U.S., however, owners are not “strictly liable” for the […]
Determining Liability after a Slip & Fall in Montgomery, AL
If you were recently injured in a slip and fall accident on someone else’s property, you may be wondering whether or not you are entitled to compensation. Depending on the circumstances of the accident, it is possible that you have grounds to seek damages from the owner of the property on which you were injured. […]