Who Is The Defendant In A Premises Liability Case?

DEFENDANTS IN A SLIP AND FALL CASE When a premises liability case (i.e. slip and fall or trip and fall incident) occurs, determining who the proper defendant 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 [...]

Who Is The Defendant In A Premises Liability Case?2022-09-14T01:36:18-07:00

What Is A Premises Liability Case?

Premises Liability “Premises liability” is a legal term used to refer to certain types of personal injury cases in which the plaintiff’s injury was caused by some type of unsafe or defective condition on someone's property.  These type of cases may include: slip and fall cases, trip and fall cases, snow and ice accidents, inadequate maintenance of the premises, defective conditions on the premises, defective staircases, inadequate building security leading to injury or assault, elevator and escalator accidents, dog bites, swimming pool accidents, amusement park accidents, fires, water leaks or flooding, wet or oily floors, [...]

What Is A Premises Liability Case?2022-09-15T16:07:17-07:00

Property Owner Liability

PROPERTY OWNER LIABILITY: WHAT IS THE DEFENDANT’S BASIC DUTY OF CARE? Every person who owns or controls the property, has a basic standard of care to maintain that property in a safe condition.  In every property owner liability case, there is a standard of care that must be satisfied.  According to California Civil Jury Instruction (CACI) No. 1001, entitled Basic Standard of Care: A person who owns, leases, occupies, or controls property is negligent if he or she fails to use reasonable care to keep the property in a reasonably safe condition. A person who owns, leases, occupies, or controls [...]

Property Owner Liability2020-03-02T12:43:03-08:00

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 [...]

Who Is The Defendant In Premises Liability Cases?2020-02-27T10:58:54-08:00

What Is A Premises Liability Case?

Premises Liability “Premises liability” is a legal term used to refer to certain types of personal injury cases in which the plaintiff’s injury was caused by some type of unsafe or defective condition on someone's property.  These type of cases may include: slip and fall cases, trip and fall cases, snow and ice accidents, inadequate maintenance of the premises, defective conditions on the premises, defective staircases, inadequate building security leading to injury or assault, elevator and escalator accidents, dog bites, swimming pool accidents, amusement park accidents, fires, water leaks or flooding, wet or oily floors, hidden extension cords, unsecured rugs [...]

What Is A Premises Liability Case?2020-02-27T06:49:20-08:00