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Are Florida Homeowners Responsible for Injuries Sustained by Uninvited Children on Their Property?

If your child was injured on someone else’s property, even if the child was uninvited, Florida law does not treat it as trespassing. When it comes to premises liability and children, a primary consideration is whether an...more

Fast Five: Rhode Island Appellate Practice - January 2014: Premises Liability Update: Rhode Island Supreme Court Holds That...

In Burton v. Rhode Island, No. 2012-213-Appeal; 2012-268-Appeal, the Rhode Island Supreme Court held that a 17-year-old trespasser could not invoke the attractive-nuisance doctrine because he could not establish that he did...more

Can I Sue If My Child Was Injured While Trespassing In A Private Yard In New Jersey?

An adult who sustains injuries while trespassing has limited legal recourse because New Jersey premises liability law applies specifically to invitees or others who are on the premises for legal purposes. The law is less...more

Attractive Nuisance On Your Property

We so often hear people talk about an attractive nuisance when referring to items in yards such as a swimming pool, but what does that mean? ...more

Swimming Pool Safety

Poet Robert Frost wrote that “fences make good neighbors” in the early 1900’s but his simple instruction still has applications to living in urban areas today....more

Children Beware of Attractive Nuisances

In ordinary conversation, the "attractive nuisance" legal doctrine is often used to describe conditions which are just the opposite of what the law considers an attractive nuisance. Often we hear references to any condition...more

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