Landlord’s Duty to Maintain Pipes and Plumbing

Landlords must repair the pipes and plumbing in a rental unit and maintain them in good shape. If the cause of the leak was negligence—for example, carelessness in maintaining or fixing the pipes—the landlord will probably be responsible for any reasonably foreseeable damages or losses to the tenant caused by the negligence. So if the landlord didn’t keep the plumbing in good order, he could be responsible for paying for any losses, which would include property damage (e.g. if the tenant’s belongings are damaged) or a heightened water bill.

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The Consequences of Not Wearing a Seatbelt

Car accidents without seatbelts are still common despite safety belt laws across the united states. See how not wearing your seat belt can negatively effect the aftermath of a car accident, and remember to buckle up!

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