Premises Liability

When an accident or injury occurs to a visitor to or tenant living on another person's property, the owner of the property may be liable if the owner’s negligence led to the injury.  Premises liability comprises a variety of poential injuries and wrongful death claims because of negligence in the construction, design, maintenance, operation or repair of private or public property.  Premises liability lawsuits are brought to seek compensation and damages for injuries sustained on another person or company's property as a result of dangerous or defective conditions which is allowed to exist on the property.  Some common premises liability claims include, slipping on wet surfcases, slip and fall, trip and fall, and personal injury claims.

Property owners have duties of care toward guests, invitees and others on their property.  The propery owner may be a home owner, business or landloard, as all of the above have a duty to persons who come upon their property to protect them from dangerous conditions.  This duty is generally described as a duty of reasonable care to maintain property in a conditioin that is safe.

Blady Weinreb's lawyers represent clients who have been severely injured and killed on a variety of property, including (1) Amusement Parks (Disneyland, California Adventure, Knott's Berry Farm, Magic Mountain, (2) Apartment Buildings and Condominiums, (3) Auditoriums, (4) Casinos, (5) Grocery Stores, (6) Hotels, (7) Malls, (8) Markets, (9) Movie Theaters, (10) Motels, (11) Parking Lots, (12) Public Areas and Property, (13) Private Homes and Residences, (14) Shop, (15) Sidewalk, (16) Store, (17) Shopping Centers, and (18) Theaters.

Injuries on properties can include those from:

  • Being hit by falling objects
  • Curbs
  • Defective pavement and steps
  • Dog bites and attacks
  • Doors
  • Electrocution
  • Escalators
  • Elevators
  • Electric cords and other objects   
  • Exposure to toxic or hazardous substance
  • Falling product and merchandise
  • Falling objects
  • Falls caused by property conditions
  • False Imprisonment
  • Food Poisoning
  • Garage Doors
  • Gates
  • Hazardous Conditions
  • Inadeqaute or improper warnings
  • Ladders, Lifts, Scaffolding
  • Negligent Supervision
  • Playground Injuries (Swings, Merry-Go-Rounds)
  • Potholes
  • Sexual Assaults
  • Signage
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Spills
  • Staircases
  • Stair
  • Trip and fall accidents
  • Wet or Slippery Floors