Property owners and building managers in Colorado are responsible for making sure their properties won’t endanger visitors or put them at risk of injury. During the winter months, this should involve removing the ice and/or snow from the sidewalks, parking lots, walkways, and other areas around building entrances. When property owners or managers overlook this responsibility, accidents and serious injuries can happen.
At Dormer Harpring, our Denver personal injury lawyers are dedicated to helping people when unsafe property conditions cause accidents and injuries. Focused on our clients’ needs and the pursuit of justice, we are tireless advocates who are ready to help you get onto the path to recovery so you can get your life back to normal. Our goal is to bring your case to a successful resolution so you can focus on healing, your overall recovery, and your future.
In general, the duty to remove ice and snow (to keep properties safe for visitors) usually requires building owners/managers to:
This duty to remove ice and snow generally extends to:
In other words, property owners and managers cannot necessarily avoid their responsibilities to remove ice and snow because they simply didn’t know about its presence.
If you have been hurt in an accident on someone else’s property, contact a Denver premises liability lawyer at Dormer Harpring for unique representation as you get onto the path to recovery. From our Denver office, our attorneys provide exceptional representation to people throughout Denver County, Adams County, Boulder County, Arapahoe County, Jefferson County, and the State of Colorado.