Articles Tagged with Portland premises liability

Extreme winter weather conditions are a part of life in Portland and throughout Maine, making virtually every mode of transportation potentially perilous. This was part of the reason the state issued a travel ban during the most recent blizzard.

Given the frequency of such storms, property owners must be vigilant about ensuring the premises is reasonably free from slippery conditions for employees, customers and other guests.

Legislators in Maine have wrestled with just how much responsibility business owners should have to safeguard their site against such hazards.