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Is a Property Owner Liable if a Trespasser Gets Hurt?

Posted on July 22, 2019

If someone not invited on a property is hurt, is the owner still liable? In some situations, the answer is yes.

There are three types of visitors on a property:

While property owners are required to take reasonable care to protect invitees and licensees, there are instances where the owner can also be liable for any injury that even a trespasser might sustain while on the property. This includes the following:

If you or someone you love was hurt while trespassing on another person’s property, don’t assume that you have no recourse. Talk to an experienced premises liability attorney in Philadelphia. Contact us anytime to set up an appointment.