Posts Categorized: Premises Liability

Child Trespassers and Premises Liability

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Premises liability is a complex area of law that can sometimes result in long, drawn out court cases. In theory, the least difficult area of premises liability is the issue of duties owed to trespassers. However, if that trespasser is a child, a case may grow even more tangled. It is imperative that you understand… Read more »

Injury on Public Land: Who Is Liable?

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Usually, when someone is injured on someone else’s land, it may give rise to a personal injury claim under the theory of premises liability. However, if the premises on which your injury happened belong to the government, you may not be able to obtain compensation, unless the facts fit a very specific pattern. The government… Read more »

South Carolina Premises Liability

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One of the most common accidents to happen among all ages of people is the slip-and-fall accident. We most often hear about them happening to elderly people, but if a location is unsafe, anyone can fall. Indeed, depending on the lack of safety of a specific business or home, the owner or operator may be… Read more »

The Concept of Notice in Premises Liability

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Premises liability is a difficult area of law to understand. One of the more complex ideas associated with premises liability is the idea of notice, and what exactly is owed to people on the premises, which ultimately depends on why they are there. This can be crucial to winning a claim, so it is important… Read more »

Premises Liability in South Carolina

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Premises liability is the term that encompasses a landowner or tenant’s duty to individuals who come onto their property.  For store owners, this may mean cleaning up spills, monitoring the premises to make sure everything is safe, and warning and fixing any dangerous conditions. This type of liability may also extend to homeowners, landlords, and apartment/condominium… Read more »