Many young couples in Maryland and across the country enjoy spending time together in the company of their friends. Unfortunately, an evening turned into tragedy for a couple in another state who had been enjoying a night of dancing. A premises liability lawsuit filed in response to the incident claims that a young woman died because a company neglected to properly maintain a parking lot.
Many people may not fully realize the amount of time they spend on each day on property owned and maintained by other people or entities. Despite being on property owned by someone else, a person has a reasonable expectation of safety. If someone is injured as a result of negligence on the part of a Maryland property owner, he or she may decide to consult with the attorneys at Richin & Gaines, P. A., who have experience with premises liability lawsuits.
Maryland residents are in the midst of annual summer festivities, and with so much to see and do, people may not realize the potential to be injured at places and events that are supposed to be fun. Unfortunately, there is the potential for harm to befall a person while he or she is trying to have an enjoyable day. Each year, hundreds of people are injured at fairs, parades, water parks and other summer staples. When it comes to premises liability, there are a few tips for victims to keep in mind.
Spending time at the poolside is par for the course at this time of the year, and so is accidental slip-and-fall injuries. In Maryland, hosts are always responsible for the safety of their guests, whether they be private homeowners or hospitality facilities like hotels or resorts. When such incidents cause injuries, the victims might have grounds to file premises liability lawsuits against the property owner.