Most business owners are well aware that they have a duty to provide a safe environment for customers or clients. While slips and falls are the primary concern for business owners, liability extends to other types of injuries, and they can be held responsible for injuries to workers and just about anyone else who lawfully steps onto the property.
Along with slips and falls, business owners can also be held liable for:
- Merchandise or equipment injuring a customer
- An employee or customer assaulting another customer
- Hazardous waste running off the business’ property onto a neighboring property
The list of potential risks is extensive, which is why business owners must remain vigilant in minimizing the risks of premises liability claims.…Continue reading