Local municipalities, Erie County, and New York State have enacted various building codes and other standards to ensure public safety. These codes regulate the construction, repair, and maintenance of shopping malls, residential properties, and large office buildings. When building code violations and other property owner negligence occur, devastating personal injury accidents are bound to happen. Suppose you, or a loved one, were injured as a guest or visitor on someone else’s property. In that case, you may be entitled to pursue a premises liability lawsuit against the owner or other responsible party.
Common Types Of Code Violations And Negligence
Unfortunately, these violations occur more often than most people would think. While some minor building code violations may not pose substantial safety risks, others can be hazardous. Some of the most dangerous building code violations include: