What Is An "Attractive Nuisance?"

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The Property Owners Bear Responsibility

A person doesn’t have to invite children onto their property to engage in dangerous activities in order to be liable under “attractive nuisance” doctrine. A person can be liable for injuries children sustain on their property when they’re not even home if they had been aware that children could be attracted by something on their property, and did nothing to limit access. If your child has been injured on another’s property that should have been secured, talk to a lawyer to learn how a lawsuit could help. In Doylestown, call 267-454-6594 local or 866-214-3323 toll free.

What Are Some “Attractive Nuisances”?

Anything on a person’s property that could cause harm to a child could qualify as an attractive nuisance. Some common examples include:

    • Pools
    • Machinery
    • Railroads
    • Construction sites
    • Tunnels like wells or drainage systems
    • Easily accessible roofs

Children don’t fully comprehend the dangers they face when they trespass on property to investigate something they find interesting. Therefore, it’s property owners’ duty to secure potentially dangerous items so that children aren’t able to harm themselves.

Call Us To Discuss What Happened

When your child is injured in a way that could have been prevented, you want justice. We’re here to help you secure the full compensation you deserve for the negligence of the property owner in question. To schedule your free initial consultation, call our personal injury law firm at 267-454-6594 local or 866-214-3323 toll free, or contact us online.