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The obligations of property owners in New Jersey

It doesn't matter where you live in the state of New Jersey, there's a good chance that you spend time visiting a variety of businesses on a regular basis. Along with this, you may find yourself a pedestrian from time to time.

With all this in mind, you may never think twice about being involved in a slip and fall accident. After all, you are always cautious and you do your best to watch where you are walking. Even so, you could still be involved in a serious accident due to the negligence of a property owner.

In the state of New Jersey, property owners have many obligations in regards to maintaining their property to ensures its safety. This includes but is not limited to:

-- Property owners must clean up spills as soon as it is noticed.

-- Property owners must use signs to let pedestrians know when floors are wet.

-- Store owners are required to keep all aisles clear of hazards.

-- Property owners must clear sidewalks from ice and snow within a reasonable period of time.

While most property owners are aware of these obligations, some don't think twice about following the law. As a result, they put others in a bad spot.

Were you injured due to the negligence of a property owner? Once you receive medical attention, it's time to learn more about your legal rights.

At our law firm, we know that you're dealing with a difficult situation. Once you contact us, we can review your accident and give you advice on which steps to take next.

Have you been seriously injured? Tell us about your injury. We’ll answer right away.


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