Unrepaired Damage on Rental Homes
Keep rental homes maintained and in proper working order. If part of the structure or a component in the home needs repair and it causes injury to a tenant, guess who is responsible?
For example, say strong winds have partially pulled away a section of skirting from the mobile home. The tenant falls over the piece of skirting, gashes his or her leg, and must get stitches. You get sued for negligence.
Pools Not Fenced Properly
This liability is a big one. Do not allow a horrifying accident to occur because you didn’t secure the park pool. Enclose the pool with a fence and locked gate, provide accessible pool safety equipment, and post signs with pool rules. Make sure you comply with all local and state safety codes and requirements. An avoidable pool event may cost you a lot of money in legal fees, and the emotional impact of the accident may stay with you forever
Public Walkways with Slip and Fall Hazards
Again with responsible walkways. Sometimes handrails are not enough. Look at the pavement. Is it uneven? Cracked? Buckled? Moldy? Flooded? Impeded?
Any of these scenarios can result in a slip-and-fall accident and a lawsuit. Replace affected sections of concrete or grind them down. Hire an exterior cleaning company to remove slippery mold. Fix the drainage issues causing water seepage onto the walkway. Cut out tree roots growing over paths. Lift tree floors so that low-hanging branches do not obstruct walkers’ vision.
Falls can result in gashes and broken bones. Worse things happen when people fall backward and hit their heads. Keep your park walkways unobstructed.