You can’t move forward without a sound rental contract that protects you and your business. According to ARA’s Business Management: Contracts and Legal Guidelines, written by attorney James Waite, the purpose of the contract is to:
Whose responsibility is it to create emergency evacuation plans for tents? In the past, this responsibility has typically fallen on the event planner or equipment lessee (customer). Fortunately for rental operators, these parties continue to shoulder much of the responsibility, but that is likely to change, at least to a degree. This appears to be yet another area where rental operators may soon find themselves being held liable for compliance with safety requirements over which they’ve historically had little or no control.
Any defect in a product that causes injury or damage to persons, property, rights or interests can give rise to a products liability claim. Such claims may be brought against any person
A woman rented a tiller and while the contract was printing, she went out to help the rental store employee load it into her truck. Climbing into the bed of the truck, intending to secure the tiller, the customer took a step backwards, falling off the tailgate, landing on her knee, breaking her tibia. The injury ultimately required 10 surgeries….
The American Rental Association (ARA) and ARA Insurance are updating the rental contracts guide Business Management: Contracts and Legal Guidelines. Currently in the final production stages, the guide is scheduled for release in early 2012…..