Premise liability comes into play when an injury has been caused by unsafe or defective conditions on personal property. It refers to the legal responsibility of the property owner and can occur in a wide range of indoor and outdoor spaces. Common situations that usually fall under this category are slip and fall cases that take place on someone else’s property and result in bodily injury. If this is something that has happened to you, there are steps that you can take to file and settle a slip and fall claim.
Proving Your Claim
The first step to proving your claim is to determine liability. If for some reason the property owner of the space where you slipped or fell cannot be held liable, then you don’t have a case. One of the three things listed below must be true in order for the owner to be legally responsible:
- The owner or an employee must have been aware