LEGAL STANDARD OF CARE: What does California law mean when it says a property owner "should have known" about a dangerous condition existing on his or her property?

In most cases, the law in California will say a property owner "should have known" about a dangerous condition when it existed for such an amount of time that a reasonably careful person, under similar circumstances, would have discovered it, and then remedied it.  Thus, preventing any injury to any third party.

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