Articles on “Premises Liability”

LISTING AGENTS MAY BE LIABLE FOR INJURIES TO PERSONS VISITING THE MARKETED PROPERTY

Monday, May 13th, 2013

While showing a home to her clients, a real estate agent climbed up the stairway ladder to the attic.  Unfortunately, one of the hinges broke and left the agent injured on the floor. The agent sued the owner and the listing agent.  The court ruled the owner and listing agent could be held liable for failure to notify visitors of concealed dangerous conditions in the property being marketed.  Hall v. Aurora Loan Services LLC 155 Cal.Rptr.3d 739 (2013).

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