Liability, Personal Exposures

Definition of "Liability, personal exposures"

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Acts or omissions that result in suits against an individual and/or residents of the individual's household for actual or imagined bodily injury and/or property damage to a third party. Exposures include:

  1. ownership, use, and possession of property concerning: trespass the obligation is not to render property safe for a trespasser,but one cannot create a death trap or maintain an attractive nuisance, such as a swimming pool, without proper safeguards; licensee the obligation is not to render property safe for a licensee but to provide adequate warning of any hidden dangers such as quicksand at the side of an approach road; invitation the obligation is to render the property safe for an invitee's visit. For example, if someone trips on a throw rug, the owner or occupier of the premises can be held liable.
  2. ownership, use, and possession of a motorized vehicle on or off premises.
  3. involvement in sports.
  4. actions of pets.

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