Premises liability refers to the responsibility of a property owner to keep his or her premises safe for visitors and those who might enter onto the property. This responsibility is defined by state laws, and if a person is injured on another's property because of negligence or failure to keep the property safe, the injured party may have grounds for a premises liability action against the property owner.
Premises liability law for Premises Liability Accidents is complex, and every situation will be different. The best way to determine whether you have a strong case against a negligent party is to speak with an experienced attorney with knowledge in premises liability cases. An attorney can review your case and offer guidance as to whether it would be advisable to move forward with legal action.
The following are examples of some types of accidents that can occur on public or private property:
Negligent Security Accidents
Swimming Pool Accidents
Dog Bites and Animal Attacks
Property owners owe visitors a duty of care under premises liability law. They must maintain their premises in a way that ensures visitors are not injured or killed as a result of hazards present on the property. If they fail to do so and an injury or death occurs as a result, they can be held responsible for damages under this body of law.