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Fairfax, Virginia

10509 Judicial Drive, Suite 200,
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
703-246-0900
703-591-3673 (fax)
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Rockville, Maryland

33 Wood Lane,
Rockville, Maryland 20850
301-301-4161
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Meeting and Conference Facilities

Washington D.C.
1100 Connecticut Ave., N.W.,
Suite 340,
Washington D.C. 20036
202-296-4747
202-496-2800 (fax)
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Baltimore, Maryland
111 S. Calvert Street, Suite 2700,
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
410-625-5080
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Leesburg, Virginia
161 Fort Evans Rd NE
Leesburg, Virginia 20176
703-443-2550
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Liability of Landowner for Criminal Acts of Third Parties

Posted on 07/24/2013.

Can a landowner be held accountable for personal injuries caused by the intentional (or criminal) acts of third parties? In Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia and West Virginia, the answer is generally, no. Nevertheless, there are enough exceptions to this general rule that landowners could face extensive liability if proper precautions are not taken.  READ MORE