Who Is The Defendant In Premises Liability Cases?

WHO IS THE PROPER DEFENDANT IN PREMISES LIABILITY CASES? When a slip and fall incident occurs, determining who the proper defendant in premises liability cases and who is to be named in the lawsuit is complicated. Multiple parties may bear responsibility for the safety of the premises.  The possible defendants in a slip and fall case may include: the property owner, business operator, employer, property management company, contractors performing services on the premises, and even a manufacturer or supplier of any floor care products, flooring or footwear involved in the incident. The business owner or a social host may be [...]