This article is not intended as legal advice for any specific issue that might arise, since every situation is different. Always consult a knowledgeable landlord attorney with your specific legal issues.
By Mark Busch, Attorney
A Multnomah County jury just awarded an injured tenant over $20 million for injuries the tenant suffered on an apartment walkway that failed. The tenant partially fell through a hole in a concrete walkway that crumbled beneath his footstep. He ended up with injuries to his right leg and right knee that required surgery.