Owen Ahearn's Blog

I am a national expert legal witness who regularly writes about many topics including: Reasonable Standards of Care, Premises Liability, Property Management, Real Estate Management, Residential Management, Commercial Management, Vacation Management, Property Maintenance, Real Estate Management, Management Neglect, Maintenance Neglect, Condominium Associations, Home Owner Associations, Public Housing, Public Housing Maintenance, Public Housing Management, Snow Management, Ice Management, Snow Removal, Smoke Detectors, Carbon Monoxide Detectors, Security Cameras, Security Systems, Board of Health Issues, Bed Bugs, Exterminations, Fires, Floods, Burst Pipes, Slips and Falls, Walkways, Decks, Railings, Parking Lots, Parking Lots Maintenance, Covid19, Corona Virus and other topics.


Everyone's vision for fall is something different. Some have fond vivid memories of trees with every color of the spectrum. Some remember leaves piled high to jump into or leaf fights. When I think of fall, I think of slips, trips and fall(s). Maybe that is just me, with nearly thirty years of property management experience. When you see these beautiful leaves on a beautiful Vermont granite walkway it warms your heart and makes you smile. If the property owner does not remove them, he or she is allowing a hazard to exist. A good owner or manager will rid the leaves from the walkways by using a leaf-blower and placing them at least ten feet from the walk, so they don't return. Take a few

Getting Noticed

Now that my site has been up for a few weeks I have been getting a lot of great feedback. Some of it has been through spammers but the high majority has been sincere engagements. It's nice to be noticed and respected for the work that you do. Thank you for your inquisitive questions on: Property Management Condominiums Commercial Property Reasonable Standards of Care Premises Liability Reporting Hourly Rates Experience with fires Experience with floods Experience with ice dams Experience with negligence Experience with slips and falls Experience with State Sanitary Codes We would like to be able to help you. Keep the questions coming!