Kingston Premises Liability Lawyers Video Frequently Asked Questions

What if I was injured while walking past a construction site?

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If you are, say not a construction worker, but were injured when walking by a construction site, that actually becomes a regular premises liability case, and the property owner, or the person or the party who is in control of that property has a responsibility to you to maintain the property in a reasonably safe condition.

We recently had a case come in where a woman was staying at a hotel that was under construction. She tripped and fell on a roll of plaster tape. And in that situation, the contractor was responsible to her, because they basically kept a sloppy workplace.

But there are situations where you might walk past a construction site and tripped on a sidewalk, and in that situation, the property owner would be responsible to you.