Have you ever tripped over a sprinkler head or valve box in either a planter or turf area? Ever see a geyser from a burst irrigation mainline? Most likely, you answered yes to at least one of the items mentioned, but have you ever considered the health, safety, legal and financial issues involved with an irrigation related accident and resultant lawsuit?
In construction negligence cases, the plaintiff typically must establish the defendant failed to satisfy the “standard of care” required of that profession. In irrigation landscape construction, establishing the standard of care can be challenging due to the various levels of professionalism within the industry.
Plaintiff and defendant construction negligence attorneys, their clients, landscape contractors and property owners will benefit from reading the information contained in the following article I wrote: