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What Is Premises Liability?

Premises liability basically reflects the notion that to varying degrees, those who are in control of a property are responsible for safety of the people who come into contact with it. The "duty of care" owed varies with the type of property, the use of the property and the relationship between the person who is responsible for the property and those who enter it. In some jurisdictions the forseeablilty of the injury will determine negligence and, therefore, the liability of the landowner.

Who Can Be Liable for a Premises Liability Injury?

The liability of a landowner may face for injuries that occur on their premises depends on the status level of the victim:

How Do You Prove Premises Liability?

A plaintiff must prove in court in a premises liability case that:

Types of Premises Liability 

The exact liability in a premise liability case will vary by situation and by state. A personal injury lawyer will be able to determine to what degree an injured person may be able to recover for his or her loss.

Limitations on Recovery 

Common Examples of Premises Liability

Premises liability is common at the following types of destinations:

Do I Need an Attorney for a Premises Liability Lawsuit?

Premises liability lawsuits are difficult to navigate and involve very complex statutes, cases, and defenses. If you are being sued in a premises liability case, you need a personal injury lawyer to help you fight the negligence claims, negotiate a settlement, and raise any affirmative defenses.

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Last Modified: 03-13-2017 11:12 AM PDT

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