Kansas City, MO asked in Personal Injury for Kansas

Q: Electric company or landowner? Who is responsible for man being electrocuted at abandoned trailer park?

Was helping landowner rid the property of any & all remaining metals (I.E. copper wire/aluminum sheets/anything of value.) in hopes of at least cutting down on the # of people trespassing

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David Adams
David Adams
  • Olathe, KS
  • Licensed in Kansas

A: The landowner and/or the tenant of the property would likely have some liability if there was an electrocution risk on the property. Talking to an attorney sooner than later would be recommended. The value of any claim is connected to a number of factors including the nature and extent of the injury. I'd be more than happy to discuss the matter further.

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