Is it the Tenant or Landlord’s Responsibility to Keep the Sidewalk/Steps Clear of Ice and Snow

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“If a tenant signs a lease [in Baltimore city} that clearly states it is the tenants responsibiltiy to clear the sidewalk/steps of ice and snow and the tenant does not do this, would the landlord or tenant be held liable if a 3rd party is injured from slipping/falling on that sidewalk?”

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Most likely both. The injured party will sue everyone who they can recover from, and let them work it out.



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