Can I file lawsuit if car wash was closed?
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You should speak with an attorney. Under Georgia's classification of persons on another's property, you are likely deemed a tresspasser. Therefore, the landowner owed you a duty not to willfully injure you. Thus, you would need to establish that the land was being regularly maintained by the owner, the owner knew or should have known about the missing grate cover, knew that people frequently walked on the property, and then decided not to replace the missing grate, even after undertstanding the significant risk of harm it created for persons who happened upon the property.
these type of cases get very fact specific. So, as advised, speak with an attorney.
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