Liability tenants landsca
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Liability tenants landsca (by Julie [IL]) May 15, 2013 6:44 PM
       Liability tenants landsca (by Sue [IL]) May 15, 2013 7:14 PM
       Liability tenants landsca (by RB [MI]) May 15, 2013 7:15 PM
       Liability tenants landsca (by V [OH]) May 15, 2013 7:30 PM
       Liability tenants landsca (by David [MI]) May 16, 2013 6:16 AM
       Liability tenants landsca (by Dan [MA]) May 16, 2013 6:25 AM
       Liability tenants landsca (by Bill [TX]) May 16, 2013 11:29 AM

Liability tenants landsca (by Julie [IL]) Posted on: May 15, 2013 6:44 PM

State Specific Question About: ILLINOIS (IL)

What is the liability of tenant working on landscaping?

Liability tenants landsca (by Sue [IL]) Posted on: May 15, 2013 7:14 PM

Are you referring to hiring a tenant to do landscaping, or is he or she doing this of his or her own volition? For example, is the tenant trimming bushes, mowing lawn, etc. as part of the regular upkeep of a single family home?

If it's just typical work, I don't see the liability as being any different than anything else a tenant does around the house. Just have good insurance with umbrella coverage for any potential issues.

Liability tenants landsca (by RB [MI]) Posted on: May 15, 2013 7:15 PM

27.5% Calculated and converted by 1- rake,

without gloves,of course.....

Liability tenants landsca (by V [OH]) Posted on: May 15, 2013 7:30 PM

I am thinking it is like many things tenants work on, plan for the repair cost to be 3-5 times what it would be if a qualified person was in charge. Charge them a bonding fee before they begin or just say no.

Liability tenants landsca (by David [MI]) Posted on: May 16, 2013 6:16 AM

Do not let them use your equipment ...

Liability tenants landsca (by Dan [MA]) Posted on: May 16, 2013 6:25 AM

If you are paying them (or discounting their rent in exchange for work) then they are your hired agent. Unless they are insured (they aren't) then you are potentially liable for injuries. They could fall off a 6 inch step stool, hurt their back and be out of work for 3 months. You will be liable if you hired them (directly or indirectly) to do this work. --64.197.xx.xx

Liability tenants landsca (by Bill [TX]) Posted on: May 16, 2013 11:29 AM

RB, I figured the liability at 27.3% with said rake. Where did your 0.2% come from?

Nevermind - I forgot to add for the partly cloudy day!


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