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Maryland dangerous property: accidents on sidewalks

Accidents on sidewalks are more common than one would think. Cracks, holes, gaps and other trip hazards can actually do a lot of harm to unsuspecting pedestrians. Maryland residents who have been hurt while walking on a poorly maintained sidewalk have every right to question who might be liable for any damages sustained due to this dangerous property.

When it comes to sidewalks, it can be difficult to determine who is responsible for any accidents that may occur. In Maryland, owners of private property are required to clear public sidewalks adjacent to their property. This does not, however, necessarily mean these private property owners can be held accountable for all accidents that occur on public sidewalks.

Accidents on sidewalks are more common than one would think. Cracks, holes, gaps and other trip hazards can actually do a lot of harm to unsuspecting pedestrians. Maryland residents who have been hurt while walking on a poorly maintained sidewalk have every right to question who might be liable for any damages sustained due to this dangerous property.

When it comes to sidewalks, it can be difficult to determine who is responsible for any accidents that may occur. In Maryland, owners of private property are required to clear public sidewalks adjacent to their property. This does not, however, necessarily mean these private property owners can be held accountable for all accidents that occur on public sidewalks.