Imagine turning on your local news and seeing the maintenance man from one of your facilities giving an interview on a recent break-in at the property.
“I’ve been telling the management this fence needed repaired,” the maintenance man says. Your property has just been put in the hot seat. Now you must defend your property and maintenance decisions to your tenants and the public. They’ll want to know why the fence was in disrepair and if it was the reason for the break-in. Moreover, you now have a potential legal liability problem
BY KERRI FIVECOAT-CAMPBELL