Landlords and Torts
3 Pages Posted: 23 Mar 2011
Date Written: October 1, 2007
This article reviews conflicting appellate court decisions where landlords were sued in tort under state statutes that all imposed the same general duty to take care of the property but failed to address what happens when personal injuries follow.
Keywords: Tort, Personal Injury, Landlord duty, Slip and Fall, Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act
JEL Classification: K11
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