Be Aware of Open and Obvious Hazards

In New Jersey, landlords are required to keep the premises free of hazards so that visitors are kept safe. Under the law, a landlord must take the necessary steps to uncover and remove harmful or unsafe conditions. If a hazardous condition exists, a landlord must provide adequate warnings to the public. However, if a hazard is open and obvious, a plaintiff may be unable to recover damages for injuries that he or she sustained as a result of the apparent hazard. Continue reading “Be Aware of Open and Obvious Hazards”