US property law blog

Construction Site at Your House: What’s Your Liability if a Worker is Injured?

August 15, 2013

(US Law) When starting a new construction project, most homeowners consider the direct costs of the project and little else. Relatively few homeowners consider the potential liability in the event that a worker is injured on their property. Homeowners should consider such issues before hiring workers for their latest projects as a bit of preparation […]

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Mold Health Hazards and Landlord Responsibilities

July 28, 2013

Guest post on US law regarding tenant and landlord rights. Although usually just a nuisance, the health implications of mold exposure can sometimes be severe. Some molds are toxic and can cause illness when inhaled, while others are essentially harmless. Even among harmful mold, different dangers are associated with the various types. For this reason, […]

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Tenant and Landlord Rights

November 26, 2012

Guest post on US law regarding tenant and landlord rights. A lease is a written contract between a tenant and a landlord. While specific lease terms vary, all leases give both parties certain rights and responsibilities. Tenants’ Rights The most important right tenants have is the right to a safe, clean environment. That means that […]

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