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Are property owners responsible for my fall if I took a shortcut?

Question Details: I was exiting a building last month and took a shortcut through the grass to get to my car. Long story short, there was a large hole in the grass that I did not see and my foot went in it, twisted and I fell. I tore several tendons in my foot and am having an MRI next week and then the doctor wants to discuss surgery. I contacted the property owner to get his insurance info and he basically told me he's not responsible and I should've been on the sidewalk. Is he responsible for paying my medical bills due to the fall on his property or is it all up to me since I was in the grass?

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