Less Burden For Ga. Landowners: Apportionment Is OK
September 10, 2012, 1:10 PM EDT
Law360, New York (September 10, 2012, 1:10 PM EDT) -- One of the risks inherent in being a property owner is the potential to be held liable for persons injured by a third party who entered the property and caused harm. Businesses have a duty under the law to ensure that their premises are reasonably safe for their patrons,and they may risk significant civil damage exposure if they fail to do so.
For example, if a bank fails to provide proper lighting around its ATM, and a customer is robbed and beaten while trying to withdraw...