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Are NJ Public Premises Responsible for Keeping Me Safe from Criminal Attacks?

The answer to this question essentially depends on whether the negligence of the owners or managers of the premises contributed in some way to the criminal act — and whether they might have reasonably anticipated such an event. Although New Jersey premises liability law requires public premises to be reasonably safe for visitors, it does… Read More »

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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 stringent when children suffer injuries. Even if your child was not legally on the premises, you might have the right… Read More »

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What is Premises Liability?

Property owners have a responsibility to keep their property safe and free of hazards. When property owners are negligent and someone is injured due to unsafe conditions on the premises, those owners may be held legally responsible. Examples of common accidents that can fall under the umbrella of premises liability include the following: Slip and… Read More »

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