What is a Safe Place?

March 2024

An important law in Wisconsin is the Wisconsin Safe Place Statute.  This law requires property owners to maintain their premises in a safe condition for both employees and customers.  This law is often applied in personal injury cases.  When the law is applied, an evaluation is done to determine if the property owners failed to uphold their duty under law.

An understanding of the law is necessary to build a case in Wisconsin where the issue is premises liability.   Unlike a common law claim that focuses on negligent acts, the statute emphasizes the condition of the premises. The application of the of the law can be complex and you should seek experienced legal counsel if you believe you have a case involving the statute.

If you have been injured due to an unsafe premises, take the time to find experienced legal counsel.   

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