What is the difference between premises liability and general liability? This is a common question. Premises liability refers to circumstances where an owner or manager of a property failed to maintain the physical premises of a property, and someone was hurt as a result. Examples of Premises Liability in North Carolina There are a wide variety of situations in which premises liability can occur. This is not an exhaustive list, but should give you an idea of some common ways in which premises liability may happen: Slip and falls. If you fall and get hurt on someone else’s property, that…Read More
Who is responsible for an injury in a premises liability case? In most situations, the owner or manager of the property is responsible for injuries in premises liability cases. Premises liability refers to a situation where a person is injured on another’s property, due to the owner or manager’s failure to keep the property in a reasonably safe condition. This may apply in public places like malls, stores, parks, nightclubs, etc. The owner has a duty of care to ensure the premises are safe for the property’s guests, as well as its employees. It is also true if you invite…Read More
I was injured on someone's property due to their negligence. Do I have a case? Possibly. It really depends on how well you can demonstrate in court that their negligence caused your injuries. There are also other factors to consider, such as whether your actions contributed to the injury at all. Even if the property owner’s negligence did cause your injury, if the plaintiff (in this case, the property owner or manager) can prove you also caused some of the circumstances of the incident, you will not receive any damages. There are also certain other circumstances in which the court…Read More
What is the difference between premises liability and negligence? People often have questions about negligence in personal injury cases and issues of premises liability. What do you do if you were hurt on someone else’s property? Or because another party was negligent in some way? How can you cover your expenses? If you believe you’ve been injured as a result of either premises liability or negligence, it’s a good idea to consult with a personal injury lawyer to determine if you have a case. But for now, we’ll go over the difference between the two legal concepts and some examples…Read More
Can someone sue if they get hurt on your property? Both business owners and homeowners sometimes have questions about what happens if someone gets hurt on their property. Under premises liability law, an injured person may have a case against the property owner or occupier if their injury was caused by an unsafe situation on the property. As with other kinds of personal injury law, the most important issue is establishing fault. If you were negligent in fixing a hazard or failing to warn others about it, the court might agree that you are liable. Generally, fault is interpreted based…Read More
What is a premises liability policy? Many people who own or manage a business, or any property that’s open to the public, have concerns about premises liability. This is a legal term for when someone is injured due to an unsafe situation on a property - for example, when a customer slips on a wet floor and falls inside of a shopping mall. In court, these claims are decided based on fault, and in some cases, the injured party may not be able to provide sufficient evidence that their injury was solely the fault of the property owner. (North Carolina…Read More
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