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What to Do After an Accident at a Rental Property

By Timothy Bussey on July 15, 2022

When you own a rental property in Colorado, you need to be aware of the duties of care that you owe your tenants and the right way to handle issues that have happened on your property related to an accident. When landlords are negligent, there can be serious penalties leveled against them for the neglect of their property. Knowing Colorado premises liability laws and the standards that you are supposed to adhere to when you are managing a rental property is critical to responsible ownership of your rental.

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Hurt in an Accident Caused by Your Landlord’s Negligence?

By Timothy Bussey on April 16, 2022

You and your family have the right to be safe where you live. That’s why your landlord has a responsibility to address hazardous conditions in a timely manner, before you or someone you love is seriously injured.

Your landlord must maintain a fit and habitable environment where you and the people you love will be safe. The failure to take reasonable steps to prevent an accident is inexcusable. You may want to seek the advice of an experienced premises liability attorney to pursue compensation if you were injured due to a hazardous issue that should have been corrected.

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The Hidden Danger of Parking Lots

By Timothy Bussey on August 9, 2021

Cars in a parking lot

While most of us consider the most dangerous roadways to be highways or twisting mountain roads, one in five accidents occur in – parking lots. A parking lot accident can result in serious injuries to pedestrians or other drivers. After such an accident, how do you pursue compensation for damages? Every case has unique facts, and filing a claim will vary, based on those facts.

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Are Property Owners Liable for Staircase Accidents?

By Timothy Bussey on August 2, 2021

Feet walking up a steel staircase.

A fall on a staircase can be dangerous, leading to serious injuries. If you or a loved one were injured in a staircase accident, can the property owner be held liable? In some cases, yes. When the fall occurred due to a failure to maintain a safe walking surface, a claim or lawsuit can be filed against the property owner.

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