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What is Premises Liability?

Premises liability cases fall under the umbrella of personal injury law. These types of cases deal with the injuries that are caused by the failure of a property owner to warn visitors of potential hazards or maintain their property. Some of the most common types of premises liability cases including assaults, construction accidents that harm someone visiting, assaults that take place due to inadequate security, and slip and fall cases.

Duty of Care in Premises Liability Cases

The duty of care that property owners have to a person who is injured while on their property will depend on the relationship present between the owner of the property and the person who was injured.

In most cases of premises liability, the person injured will fall into one of the following categories.

In each case, the property owner will have a different duty of care.

Premises Liability and Property Owner Responsibilities

If you are injured while on someone else’s property, you may have the right to recover compensation if proper warning was not given of dangerous conditions or if you were not aware of the issue. If you need help proving your case, you should hire a premises liability attorney. Contact the attorneys at Fetterman & Associates by calling 561-845-2510 for more information.

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