If you live in the desert and have a view fence but not a snake screen and a visitor to your property is bitten by a snake, are you liable for the injury assuming you knew your property was in snake country and chose not to put up ascreen?

Asked on March 20, 2017 under Personal Injury, Arizona


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

As the owner of the property, you are liable for the injury to a visitor or even a trespasser that occurs on your property.
Your liability will include the medical bills, compensation for pain and suffering, which is an amount in addition to the medical bills, and compensation for wage loss.

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