Landowner Liability

Type
Course
Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

This course is for Texas landowners and discusses the basic law applicable to determine liability if someone is injured on rural land. If you are interested in more than one agricultural law topic, be sure to check out our Owning Your Piece of Texas course before purchasing this course.

Course Information

This course is a part of the larger Owning Your Piece of Texas course. It discusses the basic law applicable to determine liability if someone is injured on rural land. Additionally, the course outlines five steps to help guard one's operation from liability protection including liability insurance, inspecting the property and warning of dangers, liability waivers, business entities, and the limited liability statutes: Texas Recreational Use Statute, Texas Agritourism Act, and the Texas Farm Animal Liability Act.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Distinguish between negligent acts and a premises liability claim
  • Identify legal standards applicable to trespassers, licensees, and invitees
  • Recall benefits of liability insurance
  • Explain the law related to liability waivers
  • Recognize potential liability benefits of utilizing a business entity
  • Identify the limited liability statutes in Texas

*You will have access to this course for 1 year before your account is unenrolled. If you enroll in the full course, you will have access to all 10 modules for 2 years.*

Disclaimer: This online course is for educational purposes only, does not create an attorney-client relationship, and is not a substitute for competent legal advice by an attorney licensed in your state. The information provided is merely provided as general guidance.

This course comes with the online version of the handbook. A hard copy may be purchased by contacting Lacrecia at 806-677-5600 or emailing Lacrecia.garza@ag.tamu.edu.

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