The Most Common Types of Premise Liability Claims

As a property owner, whether residential or commercial, you are responsible for taking reasonable care of visitors to your land. This reasonable care includes warning visitors of potentially dangerous conditions. When you, as a property owner, fail in your duty, the injured party has full legal right to seek compensation for their injuries and suffering. There are various types of claims that can be filed under the broad spectrum of premise liability.

Slips and Falls

This is the most common type of premise liability claim that is filed. Slips, falls, and trips must be proven as a result of neglect of the property owner. The injured party may have tripped on an uneven surface, fell on debris, slipped on ice, or something else not properly managed for on the property. In these cases, the result of the injury is more than just a couple of bruises and some embarrassment. …