O’Connell v. Radwyn Apartments, L.P. (Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Court of Common Pleas, June 7, 2007)(Pagano, J.), read opinion here.. This decision by the trial court in Pennsylvania of general jurisdiction is a practical summary of the standards of liability for landlords in Pennsylvania. The general rule in Pennsylvania is that a landlord is liable for a tenant’s injuries only if the landlord knew or should have known of a dangerous condition of the property or if the landlord could have discovered it with reasonable care. Summary judgment was granted in this case because the court found that the defendants had neither constructive knowledge of any dangerous condition nor did they have actual notice of any dangerous condition. There was no violation of a duty to warn nor was there a violation of a duty to conduct inspections. Thus the court found that there could be no liability based on the facts of the case.