Most Common Types of
Premises Liability Lawsuits

What Is Premises Liability?

If a property owner, occupier, or manager fails to protect patrons, guests, or other individuals with a right to be on the premises from harm, they could be held liable for accidental injuries people suffer in accidents on the property.

Common Premises Liability Claims

Elevator and
escalator accidents
Falling objects
Negligent security

Common Injuries in Premises Liability Accidents

Soft tissue injuries
Internal organ damage
Nerve damage
Spinal cord injuries
Head injuries
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
Neck injuries
Back injuries
Muscle strains

Common Locations for Premises Liability Accidents

  • Small businesses
  • Retail stores
  • Parking lots and garages
  • Office buildings
  • Amusement parks
  • Movie theaters
  • Bars
  • Restaurants
  • Homes
  • Staircases
  • Grocery stores
  • Places of employment
  • Public spaces
  • Hotels and resorts
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