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What is Premises Liability?

Premises liability pertains to injuries suffered due to negligence by property owners. A premises liability lawsuit holds a property owner responsible for damages caused by an injury on their property. Examples of situations that may give rise to premises liability lawsuits are:

  • Animal bites
  • Broken staircases
  • Children on property
  • Cluttered walking paths
  • Damaged thresholds
  • Dangerous property
  • Elevator and escalator accidents
  • Ice and snow accumulation
  • Inadequate maintenance
  • Injury in a swimming pool
  • Negligent or inadequate security
  • Restaurant liability
  • Sinkholes
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Store liability
  • Tripping hazards like unsecured floorboards, carpets, stairs, or steps
  • Unmarked wet floors

If you’ve been injured on someone else’s property, call us at (312) 899-9090. The attorneys at Clifford Law Offices have experience handling civil claims.