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9 WAYS TO PREVENT A
It is your duty as the owner of your home to tell guests that
your house is safe or to warn them of any dangers. If you fail
to do so and they are injured, they can sue you.
1. MAKE YOUR HOME A SAFE PLACE.
If you invite someone to your business, it is your responsibility
to make sure the premises are safe. You can be subject to
liability for any damages if you don’t. Slip and fall lawsuits
are also common in such circumstances.
2. MAKE YOUR BUSINESS A SAFE PLACE.
Negligent drivers who are careless and who intentionally or
unintentionally break traffic laws usually end up causing
accidents. These accidents create injuries that result in
personal injury lawsuits.
3. BE A SAFE AND SMART DRIVER.
You can be legally liable for injuries caused by your dangerous
property if you don’t post warning signs that alert people of
the potential dangers.
4. POST SIGNS ABOUT DANGER.
The law requires everyone to act with a reasonable degree of
care at all times and in all actions. If you don’t act with the
care that a reasonable person would in a certain situation,
you could be considered responsible for any damages or
5. BEHAVE WITH REASONABLE CARE.
Every state has its own set of rules when it comes to
considering you negligent or in breach of your duty of care.
Make sure you know what the rules are so that you can follow
them without question or concern.
6. KNOW AND UNDERSTAND THE LAWS.
A waiver of liability releases you of your responsibility toward
someone getting hurt during an activity you’re in charge of.
Make sure you have people sign such waivers before engaging
in an activity you’re running.
7. GET LIABILITY WAIVERS.
Liability insurance makes it so your insurer pays your legal
fees and damages that result from a possible lawsuit. It may
not prevent a lawsuit, but it can make things easier if a
lawsuit does happen.
8. GET ADEQUATE LIABILITY INSURANCE.
A personal injury attorney, like one that works at Craig Swapp
& Associates, can help you talk to the person you injure and
can guide you through the legal process.
You may be able to offer a settlement instead of going to
court due to the fact you’re being sued.
It’s better to go straight to the law by talking to a personal
injury lawyer than to try and figure it out alone.
You can contact us today by calling 800-404-9000 or by
9. CALL A PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY.