Most restaurants here in New Jersey have bathrooms on their premises that they make available to customers. As is the case with any area of a restaurant's premises that customers have access to, it is of great importance for restaurants to take proper steps to keep their restrooms free of hazards that could cause customers harm. This includes keeping an eye out for potential hazards and addressing potential hazards when they are detected. It is important that restaurants are held accountable when they fail to take proper actions to keep their bathrooms safe and it leads to a customer getting injured.
Most pet owners here in New Jersey are likely familiar with the retail chain Petco. Recently, in another state, a premises liability case has arisen involving this national pet store chain.
Sometimes, a business will have an older escalator or elevator on its premises. There are many different reasons, such as cost-cutting or a belief that there is a certain charm to having an older model, that may be behind a business' decision to stick with an older escalator/elevator rather than replacing it with a new one.
Oftentimes, stores will have products that are out on display. Sometimes, such products are quite large. One hopes that when stores put large products out on display, they properly secure the product and do everything they reasonably can to ensure that the product isn't at risk of falling. When a large display product falls, it can result in customers getting severely hurt.
One thing that is a very common sight at stores are signs. There are a wide variety of different signs at stores: price signs, sale signs, product advertisements, signs aimed at helping customers navigate the store, etc. It is important for stores here in New Jersey to take proper steps to ensure that signs on their premises are adequately secured. It is particularly important for stores to do this for signs that are heavy, have sharp edges or have other potentially harmful aspects. If such signs are improperly secured and fall, they can cause serious injuries to customers.
Walking in a gas station parking lot is an experience most of the car-driving population here in New Jersey has had. Most of the time, such walks go completely without incident. However, when gas stations fail to take proper steps to keep their parking lots safe, dangers can arise in connection to such walks.