Premises Liability

Premises liability involves an injury that occurs at a public event space, home, store, or hotel manifested in various ways and leading to an injury.  These include:

  • Slips, trips and falls on uneven or slippery surfaces
  • Actions of the individual
  • Actions of the business owner, property manager or other hired maintenance professional
  • Geometry of the area of interest
  • History of the area in question
  • Signage, notices, instructions and warnings

The factors around a premises liability claim can vary.  Sensory distractions, lighting and consistency with similar locations can influence a pedestrian’s actions.

Our steps in premises liability matter include:

  • Inspection of the area of interest
  • Examination of other similar properties
  • Evaluation of site-specific policies and procedures
  • Testing
Walkway surfaces.
Walkway surfaces.